Whitecaps win wild one - 24 Hours
By BOB MACKIN
- THE BUZZ:
Gordon Chin led the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 2-1 comeback win over the Austin Aztex Sunday in USL-1 play at Swangard Stadium.
- MESSIN' TEXANS:
The expansion Aztex pierced the Whitecaps' defence on numerous occasions until substitute Jarious Holmes broke the tie in the 51st minute.
- HABER HEADS:
Three minutes after Austin's Gifton Noel-Williams was ejected for kicking Kenold Versailles, Chin found Marcus Haber in the Austin penalty area for an 80th minute header goal. Chin scored the winner with a blast off the underside of the crossbar in the 86th.
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- AUSTIN CITY LIMITED:
The 10-10-9 Whitecaps await the last-place Cleveland City Stars to end the regular season on Friday.
The defending champion Whitecaps clinched a playoff berth by default two days earlier when the Miami FC Blues were 2-1 losers to the Charleston Battery.