The Vancouver Whitecaps haven’t been playing well with the lead lately, but they just picked up three much-needed points.
Chivas USA hasn’t done that since beating the Whitecaps back in March.
Vancouver will try to extend its home unbeaten streak to eight matches Wednesday night when Chivas’ Jose Luis Real makes his MLS coaching debut.
After giving up a 2-1 first-half lead in a 3-2 loss at Seattle on June 8, Vancouver (5-5-4) held on for a 4-3 home win over New England on Saturday. The Whitecaps netted four consecutive goals - two by MLS player of the week Kenny Miller - before Brad Knighton allowed an 84th-minute score.
“I have no idea (why we struggle with the lead),” coach Martin Rennie, whose club is seventh in the Western Conference, told the Whitecaps’ official website. “It can’t be good for my health, watching these games
- Casillas saves penalty in Porto's 1-0 win at Tondela
- Vardy sets EPL record by scoring in 11th straight game
- Victory goes top in A-League as fans stage walkout
- Man City beats Southampton 3-1 in Premier League
- Iraklis beats 2nd-place Panathinaikos 1-0 in Greek league
- Vardy breaks scoring record, Leicester holds United 1-1
- Villa loses 3-2 to Watford, rooted at foot of Premier League
- Crystal Palace routs Newcastle 5-1 in Premier League
- Neymar, Suarez, Messi score as Barca beats Sociedad 4-0
- Niang scores 2, sets up 1 in AC Milan's 4-1 win over Samp
- Heavy security as PSG plays first home game since shootings
- Italy great Dino Zoff hospitalized with viral infection
- Vardy breaks scoring record to cap goal frenzy in England
- Bournemouth salvages 3-3 draw vs Everton after wild finish
- Sunderland beats Stoke 2-0 to move out of relegation zone
- Timbers-FC Dallas Preview