Starting XI - 2017

Lineup vs. Colorado Rapids

VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC are set to face Colorado Rapids at BC Place (7 p.m. PT on TSN1/4/5 – tickets still available). Here’s a look at Vancouver’s starting lineup.

Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4-2-3-1 formation)
1.David Ousted; 28.Jake Nerwinski, 8.Andrew Jacobson, 26.Tim Parker ©, 17.Marcel de Jong; 66.Aly Ghazal, 16.Tony Tchani; 13.Cristian Techera, 29.Yordy Reyna, 20.Brek Shea; 12.Fredy Montero
24.Stefan Marinović, 2.Jordan Harvey, 11.Nicolás Mezquida, 19.Erik Hurtado, 23.Bernie Ibini, 31.Russell Teibert, 67.Alphonso Davies


  • Manager Carl Robinson makes two changes to his starting line-up from Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Columbus Crew SC at BC Place - centre back Andrew Jacobson replaces suspended (yellow card accumulation) Kendall Waston and left back Marcel de Jong is in for Jordan Harvey

  • First time this back four has started a match together – 11th back-four combo used this year in MLS play
  • Starting XI includes eight different birth countries including players from North and South America, Europe, and Africa: Canada, USA (x4), Colombia, Peru, Uruguay, Denmark, Egypt, and Cameroon
  • The starting XI has an average age of 27 years and 8 months
Injury List
Christian Bolaños: left knee contusion suffered during World Cup Qualifiers with Costa Rica. Returned to full training this week
David Edgar: PCL and MCL tear, as well as a meniscus tear, in his right knee suffered on December 15, surgery on January 4. Out for the 2017 MLS season
Matías Laba: ACL tear in his right knee suffered in the first half at New England on August 12, surgery on August 25. Out for the rest of 2017
Disciplinary Report
Suspended: Kendall Waston due to caution accumulation
Caution accumulation warning: Fredy Montero (1 game away from Good Behavior Incentive) and Tony Tchani (2 games away from Good Behavior Incentive)