Impact, Whitecaps tie 0-0 in MLS returnMontreal Impact's Andres Romero, left, chases down the ball while being watched by Vancouver Whitecaps' Gershon Koffie during the first half of an MLS soccer game Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- The Vancouver Whitecaps and Montreal Impact tied 0-0 on Wednesday night in the first Major League Soccer game following the World Cup break.
Vancouver (5-2-7) pushed its unbeaten streak to eight, while Montreal (2-7-5) remained winless on the road.
Vancouver striker Darren Mattocks fired a shot wide of the goal in the 72nd minute, and Montreal midfielder Maxim Tissot hit the crossbar behind moments later.
Whitecaps defender Carlyle Mitchell forced a save from goalkeeper Troy Perkins off a corner five minutes later, and Jordan Harvey's follow up hit the crossbar. In the 83rd, Montreal striker Jack McInerney's header went off the post following a free kick.