Vancouver Whitecaps are the brand new Canadian Cup champions and have earned a spot in subsequent season’s CONCACAF Champions Cup.
The Whitecaps have been victorious at house vs. CF Montreal, 2-1, because of objectives from Brian White and Ryan Gauld. Vancouver’s triumph within the competitors is their second consecutive 12 months in doing so, profitable their third title in whole.
The Whitecaps have been the higher aspect and deserved to come back away with the win. They have been aided by some late heroics from goalkeeper Yohei Takaoka in stoppage time.
Their victory over Montreal comes after CONCACAF revealed earlier this week the rebranded and revamped model of the best membership competitors in North America, the Champions Cup. The competitors was beforehand referred to as the CONCACAF Champions League and Liga MX membership Membership Leon have been the final staff to win it earlier than the change was made.
The Whitecaps welcome their first trophy of the season as they sit in sixth place within the MLS Western Convention on 21 factors from 16 video games performed. They’ve pulled off spectacular wins earlier within the season in opposition to Seattle Sounders (2-0), Houston Dynamo (6-2) and Montreal (5-0).
Vancouver is the primary MLS aspect to ebook their place within the subsequent season’s CCC, as different league foes look to affix them and have a crack on the new $5 million money prize.