Ryan Gauld named to MLS Team of the Matchday for Matchday 10

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VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC attacking midfielder Ryan Gauld has been named to the MLS Team of the Matchday following his performance in the 'Caps thrilling 2-0 away victory over Cascadia rivals Seattle Sounders FC at Lumen Field on Matchday 10. With the win, the Blue and White moved back to first in the Western Conference, while securing three consecutive away wins in league play for the first time since 2015.

Gauld continued his fine start to the season as he scored his third goal of the season with a left-footed finish in the 58th minute. The goal was Gauld's ninth game-winner in MLS regular season action, equaling the second-most game-winners in the club's MLS era, and he is now tied for the third-most MLS regular season goals in club history with 26.

Gauld also recorded seven passes into the final third, three successful duels, two recoveries, one successful tackle, one interception, one chance created, and 87% passing accuracy.

This is the second time Gauld has been named to the MLS Team of the Matchday (Matchday 7). Forward Fafà Picault (Matchday 7), forward Brian White (Matchday 5), midfielder Alessandro Schöpf (Matchday 8), wingback Ali Ahmed (Matchday 4), defender Ranko Veselinović (Matchday 8), and goalkeeper Yohei Takaoka (Matchday 8) have also been named to the Team of the Matchday this season.

F: Denis Bouanga (LAFC), Cristian Arango (RSL), Lionel Messi (MIA)
M: Gabriel Pec (LA), Luciano Acosta (CIN), Santiago Rodríguez (NYC), Robin Lod (MIN)
D: Alex Katranis (RSL), Steven Moreira (CLB), Tomas Totland (STL)
GK: Sean Johnson (TOR)

Coach: Eric Ramsay (MIN)

Bench: Brad Stuver (ATX), Devin Padelford (MIN), Sergio Busquets (MIA), Erik Thommy (SKC), Emil Forsberg (RBNY), Ryan Gauld (VAN), Iván Angulo (ORL), Joseph Paintsil (LA), João Klauss (STL)

Vancouver will look to continue cementing their place at the top of the Western Conference this upcoming week as they face Eastern Conference side New York Red Bulls this Saturday, April 27 in the first meeting between the two sides since 2019. Kickoff from Red Bull Arean in Harrison, New Jersey is set for 4:30 p.m. PT.