There wasn’t much to report on the training side of things this week, except that Eric Hassli would be returning to the line-up for their match against San Jose Earthquake on Saturday April 7th. Apparently the offense was working hard on shooting drills for most of the week with hopes to kick their production into gear…literally.
It may not have had as much media attention as the Vancouver Canuck’s final week in regular season, but the fifth match of the 2012 MLS season for the Vancouver Whitecap’s was reasonably talked about. The Whitecap’s had started this season in complete contrast to the 2011 MLS season by not having allowed a goal in their first four matches, setting them up for a chance to set a new MLS record for longest period of time without conceding a goal to start a season. The Whitecap’s would only have to last sixt-two minutes to achieve this, however they were playing a fairly hot offense in the San Jose Earthquake’s where star striker Chris Wondolowski had four goals already on the season.
Action during a game between the Vancouver Whitecaps FC and DC United on Bell Pitch Downtown at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
New Whitecap, Sebastien Le Toux addresses the crowd after the first win of the season vs the Montreal Impact.
Sebastien Le Toux celebrates his first goal as a Vancouver Whitecap.
First goal of the 2012 season!