Vancouver Whitecaps face off against San Jose Earthquakes in the Western Conference of the MLS.
The Whitecaps are currently seventh in the table with 31 points from 22 games having recorded eight wins. Vanni Sartini's side is coming into this game after losing to Tigres 5-3 on penalties in the Leagues Cup round of 32 fixture.
San Jose Earthquakes were also eliminated by Tigres in the League's Cup a few weeks back and are returning to league action against a side on their heels. The earthquakes are a point ahead of the Whitecaps but have played a game extra.
With a win today, Whitecaps can leapfrog Earthquakes and Austin in the table and reach the fifth spot.
Here GOAL brings you everything you need to know about how to watch, including TV channel, streaming details and more.
Whitecaps vs Earthquakes kick-off time
|Date:||August 20th, 2023|
|Kick-off time:||10:30 pm ET|
The game will be played at BC Place, home of Vancouver Whitecaps, at 10:30 pm ET on August 20th.
How to watch Whitecaps vs Earthquakes online - TV channels & live streams
Highlights of the game will be uploaded to the official MLS YouTube channels.
Team news & squads
Whitecaps team news
For the home side, only goalkeeper Thomas Hasal is unavailable due to an injury.
Predicted Whitecaps XI: Takaoka; Veselinovic, Blackmon, Brown; Cubas; Berhalter, Schpof, Vite, Raposo; Gauld, White.
|Goalkeepers:||Takaoka, Boehmer, Anchor|
|Defenders:||Blackmon, Veselinovic, Brown, Laborda, Campagna, Yao, Adekugbe, Martins, Laryea|
|Midfielders:||Cubas, Teibert, Ngando, Berhalter, Raposo, Ahmed, Gauld, Vite, Schopf|
|Forwards:||Habibullah, Johnson, White, Cordova, Becher|
Earthquakes team news
Apart from centerback Nathan, who is harbouring an injury, all other players are available for selection.
Predicted Earthquakes XI: Daniel; Akapo, Rodrigues, Beason, Trauco; Yueill, Gruezo; Espinoza, Monteiro, Cowell; Ebobisse.
|Goalkeepers:||Daniel, Marcinkowski, Ochoa|
|Defenders:||Rodrigues, Beason, Mensah, Walls, Munie, Trauco, Tingey, Marie, Thompson, Akapo, Verhoeven|
|Midfielders:||Gruezo, Judson, Baldisimo, Yueill, Monteiro, Tsakiris, Skahan, Cilley, Medina|
|Forwards:||Cowell, Kikanovic, Bouda, Espinoza, Richmond, Ebobisse, Akinola, Hoppe|
Whitecaps have just won one of their last five encounters against the Earthquakes, losing two and drawing two.
|March 5th, 2023||Earthquakes 2-1 Whitecaps||MLS|
|September 5th, 2022||Earthquakes 2-0 Whitecaps||MLS|
|May 15th, 2022||Whitecaps 3-3 Earthquakes||MLS|