Whitecaps FC play in front of home supporters for the first time in 539 days, coming after 31 consecutive matches away from BC Place. The ’Caps will play nine of their final 15 regular season matches at BC Place.
MATCHING HISTORY: The ‘Caps enter the game riding a seven-game undefeated streak, bookended by a pair of wins, including their midweek result at Austin FC. Part of the streak is a July 24 visit to LAFC where the two sides drew 2-2. One more result ties the club MLS record of eight straight unbeaten (3W-5D in April-June 2014).
PLAYER INTROS: Saturday will be the first time several Vancouver players will play a match in front of their home supporters. Up to five players will be stepping on the pitch for the very first time including Ryan Gauld and Deiber Caicedo, while an additional six players in Michael Baldisimo, Janio Bikel, Cristian Gutierrez, Leonard Owusu, Ryan Raposo and Ranko Veselinovic have played over 25 matches for the club and none in front of supporters at BC Place.
Regular Season - VWFC Match 20
Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 7:11 p.m. PT
BC Place, Vancouver, BC
TV: TSN1/4 - RADIO: AM730
Caio Alexandre - left foot injury
Lucas Cavallini - left PCL sprain
Erik Godoy - left calf strain
Cristian Gutierrez - left quad strain