VANCOUVER, BC - Ali Adnan and Tosaint Ricketts were named to the MLS Team of the Week following their performances in the 1-0 victory over LA Galaxy on Saturday, the league announced on Monday.
Adnan and Ricketts offensive play was key to the victory, as Adnan smartly got past a challenge near the left side of the Galaxy box and set-up Ricketts game-winning goal in the 74th minute of the match.
Adnan's assist capped off a performance that included a team-high 76 touches and he also created two chances throughout the match. In addition to the goal, Ricketts earned a penalty after being fouled in the box and co-led the team with three shots on the night.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC are looking to build up this road win next weekend when they host the Colorado Rapids at BC Place. Kickoff on Saturday, March 14 is at 4 p.m. Visit whitecapsfc.com for tickets.