The Vancouver Whitecaps have found themselves a goal scorer — he's a good Canadian kid, eh — and welcomed back a slumping one...
VANCOUVER, B.C. — The Vancouver Whitecaps have found themselves a goal scorer — he’s a good Canadian kid, eh — and welcomed back a slumping one.
Russell Teibert, the 20-year-old Niagara Falls, Ontario, native who came up through the Whitecaps residency program, scored his first two MLS goals and striker Darren Mattocks scored his first in seven games in stoppage time as Vancouver snapped a couple of winless streaks with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy at B.C. Place.
It was the first win in eight MLS games for the Whitecaps (3-4-3), who were 0-4-3 in their previous seven.
Vancouver was 0-4-1 against the Galaxy (4-3-2) in their first two regular seasons and lost a playoff game, 2-1, in Los Angeles last season.
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“I was overwhelmed to score the first goal and then the second one came … the feeling is extraordinary,” Teibert said.
At Impact 3,
Real Salt Lake 2
Matteo Ferrari scored in extra time to give Montreal (6-2-2) a victory against Real Salt Lake (5-5-2).
Union 1, at Fire 0
Jack McInerney scored his league-leading seventh goal of the season and Zac MacMath made six saves to lead Philadelphia (4-3-3) over Chicago (2-6-1).
Red Bulls 1,
at Revolution 1
Lloyd Sam scored in the 55th minute to lift first-place New York (6-4-3) to a draw with New England (2-4-4).
Rapids 2, at Crew 0
Edson Buddle and Dillon Powers scored 61 minutes apart on Colorado’s first two shots and the Rapids (4-4-3) beat Columbus (3-4-3) for their second consecutive win.
At FC Dallas 2,
D.C. United 1
Je-Vaughn Watson scored the go-ahead goal in the 77th minute as FC Dallas (7-1-3) extended its unbeaten streak to nine matches (7-0-2) with a victory over D.C. United (1-8-1).