Top 5 ‘Caps goals against Sporting KC

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After clinching their spot in the 2021 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs on Decision Day, Vancouver Whitecaps FC are set for a first-round knockout tilt with Sporting Kansas City this upcoming Saturday, November 20 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas.

Ahead of the ‘Caps first playoff match in four years, we look at the club’s top five goals against Sporting KC.

Techera powers home first-time volley
May 20, 2017 - 2-0 W

In May 2017 at BC Place, Uruguayan winger Cristian Techera volleyed home a terrific first time effort off a cross from fullback Sheanon Williams, and clever chest pass from Christian Bolaños, right on the stroke of halftime to give the 'Caps the lead.

The Blue and White would go on to win the match 2-0.

Teibert's game-winning long range blast
October 17, 2021 - 2-1 W

Russell Teibert's long-range half-volley back in October will live long in the memory of many 'Caps fans, as the captain fired home his first goal at BC Place since 2013 and what proved to be a crucial game-winner in the 'Caps push to the playoffs.

Hurtado's finish secures 2017 playoff spot
September 30, 2017 - 0-1 W

It's safe to say the Blue and White have had a knack for scoring memorable volleys against SKC.

At number three on our list is Erik Hurtado's calm finish in September 2017, which guided the 'Caps to a 1-0 road win and helped clinch their spot in the 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs.

Davies' first 'Caps goal clinches CCL quarterfinal berth
September 13, 2016 - 1-2 W

Sitting at second on our list is none other than Alphonso Davies' game-winning strike at Children's Mercy Park to clinch a spot in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals.

The goal was also Davies' first for the 'Caps first team, and as they say, the rest is history folks.

Camilo's stoppage time equalizer
April 2, 2011 - 3-3 D

Claiming top spot in our list is one of the most thrilling moments in the 'Caps early MLS history, as striker Camilo Sanvezzo scored a diving header in the third minute of stoppage time to salvage a 3-3 draw with SKC at Empire Field.

Be sure to watch the next encounter between the 'Caps and Sporting KC this Saturday, November 20 at 2 p.m. PT in the first round of the 2021 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs. You can catch the match live on TSN1 and AM730, with the radio pre-game show starting at 1 p.m. PT.