Brian White named to MLS Team of the Matchday for Matchday 5


VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC forward Brian White has been named to the MLS Team of the Matchday following his performance in the 'Caps 3-1 away victory over Western Conference side FC Dallas in Matchday 5.

White scored a spectacular diving header to grab his first goal of the season and assisted Mathías Laborda's opening goal of the match. The American also tallied two clearances, three successful aerial duels, and 80% passing accuracy.

White becomes the second 'Caps player to be named to the MLS Team of the Matchday this season, joining wingback Ali Ahmed (Matchday 4).

F: Luis Suárez (MIA), Cucho Hernández (CLB), Giorgos Giakoumakis (ATL)
M: Kellyn Acosta (CHI), Aidan Morris (CLB), Luciano Acosta (CIN), Federico Redondo (MIA)
D: Kevin O’Toole (NYC), Dany Rosero (SKC), Jon Gallagher (ATX)

GK: Roman Bürki (STL)

Coach: Eric Ramsay (MIN)

Bench: Andrew Thomas (SEA), Miles Robinson (CIN), Hassani Dotson (MIN), Alex Muyl (NSH), Joseph Paintsil (LA), Matías Cóccaro (MTL), Ibrahim Aliyu (HOU), Leonardo Campana (MIA), Brian White (VAN)

After securing back-to-back away wins, Vancouver is set to return to BC Place this Saturday, March 23 for a clash against Real Salt Lake as they open up a four-match homestand. Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m. PT. Tickets are still available at