VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC attacking midfielder Ryan Gauld has been named to the MLS Team of the Matchday for a 10th time this season following his performance in the 'Caps 2-1 road victory over Canadian rivals Toronto FC on Matchday 32.
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Gauld assisted Brian White's game-winning goal as he continues to lead MLS in goal contributions since May 31 with 18 (10 goals, eight assists). In addition, the Scottish playmaker recorded four successful tackles, seven chances created, eight successful duels, and 25 passes in the final third on Saturday night. All four statistics were team-highs.
Eight different 'Caps have been named to the MLS Team of the Matchday this season, including Gauld (Matchday 11, Matchday 14, Matchday 16, Matchday 21, Matchday 25, Matchday 26, Matchday 28, Matchday 29, Matchday 30, Matchday 32), Brian White (Matchday 11, Matchday 16, Matchday 28), Yohei Takaoka (Matchday 8, Matchday 10), Simon Becher (Matchday 5, Matchday 6), Ali Ahmed (Matchday 6), Tristan Blackmon (Matchday 4), Andrés Cubas (Matchday 21), and Ranko Veselinović (Matchday 17).
F: Aaron Boupendza (CIN), Ramiro Enrique (ORL), Felipe Mora (POR)
M: Dénis Bouanga (LAFC), Ryan Gauld (VAN), Gadi Kinda (SKC), Martín Ojeda (ORL)
D: Reed Baker-Whiting (SEA), Rodrigues (SJ), Brooks Lennon (ATL)
GK: Chris Brady (CHI)
Coach: Gonzalo Pineda (ATL)
Bench: Kristijan Kahlina (CLT), Donovan Pines (DC), Ryan Hollingshead (LAFC), Tristan Muyumba (ATL), Cole Bassett (COL), Cristian Espinoza (SJ), João Klauss (STL), Leonardo Campana (MIA), Cucho Hernández (CLB)
Whitecaps FC continue their unbeaten road stretch this week with a pair of key Western conference matches, starting with a clash against Houston Dynamo FC at Shell Energy Stadium in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, September 20. Kickoff is set for 5:30 p.m. PT You can catch the match live on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV or listen on AM730 radio.
2024 Season Memberships for the 50th Anniversary season go on-sale September 5. Fans who place a deposit today can receive a 2023 MLS Season Pass on Apple TV ($129 value, limited availability).
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