Canadian Championship Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - FC Edmonton
The Eddies put up a valiant fight at Commonwealth Stadium in the first leg, but the Whitecaps salvaged a late win and now enjoy home field advantage.
By Rudi Schuller
|Vancouver Whitecaps (4-4-2): Knighton; Klazura, Rusin, Leveron, Harvey; Manneh, Watson, Koffie, Camilo; Mattocks, Heinemann
OUT: Jay DeMerit, Kenny Miller
|FC Edmonton (4-4-2): Parker; Edward, Laing, Rago, LeRoy; Nurse, Hlavaty, Saiko, Garrett; Cox, Fordyce.
OUT: Wes Knight
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Edmonton's two goals in last week's leg were the most it has scored in a single match in this competition. In fact, all three of the Eddies' all-time Voyageurs Cup goals have come against the Whitecaps
- Next season, Edmonton will likely have to go through a play-in round against NASL newcomer Ottawa Fury in order to reach this stage of the tournament.
- Vancouver is looking to qualify for its third straight final.
- Edmonton's Carlyle Mitchell cannot play against the Whitecaps, as he is on-loan from Vancouver and is contractually barred from suiting up for the Eddies against his parent club.
Top 3 Predictions
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3-0 FC Edmonton
- 25 %
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2-0 FC Edmonton
- 25 %
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 8-8 FC Edmonton
- 12.5 %
|Club Friendlies (FRC)||Apr 1, 2014||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4 - FC Edmonton 2|
|Nutrilite Canadian Championship (NCC)||May 1, 2013||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - FC Edmonton 0|
|Nutrilite Canadian Championship (NCC)||Apr 24, 2013||FC Edmonton 2 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3|
|Nutrilite Canadian Championship (NCC)||May 9, 2012||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3 - FC Edmonton 1|
|Nutrilite Canadian Championship (NCC)||May 2, 2012||FC Edmonton 0 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2|
|Vancouver Whitecaps FC|
|Apr 19, 2014||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - Los Angeles Galaxy 2||MLS|
|Apr 12, 2014||Los Angeles Galaxy 1 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0||MLS|
|Apr 5, 2014||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1 - Colorado Rapids 2||MLS|
|Apr 1, 2014||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4 - FC Edmonton 2||FRC|
|Mar 29, 2014||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - Houston Dynamo 1||MLS|
|37||Camilo Da Silva Sanvezzo||Striker|
Live Final scheduled Suspended Cancelled Postponed