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Vancouver Whitecaps FC
VAN
Final
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Portland Timbers
POR
Sunday, October 6, 20138:00 PM
BC PlaceMLS Regular SeasonCloudyMLS LIVEAttendance: 20303

Match Summary

GOALS AND ASSISTS

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TimeClubPlayerAssisted By
 78'VANCamilo Da Silva Sanvezzo
  • Lee Young-Pyo
 77'PORWill Johnson
  • Darlington Nagbe
 76'VANCamilo Da Silva Sanvezzo 
 41'PORDarlington Nagbe
  • Will Johnson
DISCIPLINARY

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TimeClubPlayerReason
 87'POR Pa-Modou KahFoul
 74'POR Donovan RickettsTime wasting
 56'VAN Carlyle MitchellFoul
 45'+1'POR Michael HarringtonOff the ball foul
 44'VAN Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoFoul
SUBSTITUTIONS

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 86'POR
Ben Zemanski (M)
Darlington Nagbe (F)
 78'POR
José Adolfo Valencia (F)
Maximiliano Urruti (F)
 71'VAN
Kekuta Manneh (F)
Daigo Kobayashi (F)
 67'POR
Diego Valeri (M)
Kalif Alhassan (M)
 64'VAN
Russell Teibert (M)
Matt Watson (M)

Starting Formations

22Ousted12Lee Young-Pyo24Mitchell6DeMerit2Harvey13Reo-Coker27Davidson8Watson7Sanvezzo11Mattocks14KobayashiM181631282923191Ricketts13Jewsbury98Danso44Kah5Harrington21Chara11Alhassan4Johnson6Nagbe37Urruti22WallaceM983014203523RAA4

Lineups

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Vancouver Whitecaps FC
22GDavid Ousted
12DLee Young-Pyo
24DCarlyle Mitchell
6DJay DeMerit
2DJordan Harvey
13MNigel Reo-Coker
27MJun Marques Davidson
8MMatt Watson
7FCamilo Da Silva Sanvezzo
11FDarren Mattocks
14FDaigo Kobayashi
Portland Timbers
1GDonovan Ricketts
13DJack Jewsbury
98DMamadou Danso
44DPa-Modou Kah
5DMichael Harrington
21MDiego Chara
11MKalif Alhassan
4MWill Johnson
6FDarlington Nagbe
37FMaximiliano Urruti
22FRodney Wallace
Bench
18Brad Knighton
16Johnny Leveron
31Russell Teibert
28Gershon Koffie
29Tommy Heinemann
23Kekuta Manneh
19Erik Hurtado
 
9Ryan Johnson
8Diego Valeri
30Milos Kocic
14Ben Zemanski
20José Adolfo Valencia
35Andrew Jean-Baptiste
23Alvas Powell
Managers
  Martin Rennie
 
  Caleb Porter
OFFICIALS

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RefereeSilviu Petrescu  
Assistant RefereeJoe Fletcher  
Assistant RefereeBaboucarr Jallow  
Fourth OfficialYounes Marrakchi  
Sunday, October 6, 2013
8:00 PM
BC Place
MLS LIVE

VANCOUVER, B.C. – It was a back-and-forth Cascadia derby at times, but 90 minutes couldn't separate the Vancouver Whitecaps from the visiting Portland Timbers, as the sides both finished with one point apiece in a 2-2 draw at BC Place Sunday night.

Darlington Nagbe opened the scoring with a screamer four minutes from half-time, finding the top left corner from outside the area, but it was a furious four minutes late in the second half that will have fans throughout MLS talking about this one.

It started with a spectacular double save from Donovan Ricketts in the 75th minute, as the big goalkeeper stopped both Kekuta Manneh and Camilo Sanvezzo from point black range.

A minute later, Camilo scored a deflected free kick from over 30 yards out into the bottom corner of the goal, giving the home side an equalizer and some hope.

Almost before they were done celebrating, though, Portland stormed back down the other end of the field and restored the one-goal lead. Nagbe held off a defender then squared for Will Johnson to lash home at the top of the box and stun BC Place back into silence.

That just gave Camilo the chance to author his piéce de résistance.

After a marauding build-up down the left, Darren Mattocks’ cross found Young-Pyo Lee overlapping on the right side. The veteran pulled back for Camilo near the top of the box, and the Brazilian magician conjured a flying, acrobatic overhead kick that beat Ricketts from 16 yards.

But there would be no winner. In stoppage time, Ricketts pulled off another couple of fine saves, first palming a Lee effort over the bar, before diving across goal to stop a good Mattocks look.

There was also a penalty shout when Manneh went down in the area with moments left to play after having been clipped by Futty Danso. But referee Silviu Petrescu told the young attacker to get up, before blowing the whistle moments later after a similar appeal from Jose Adolfo Valencia.

The Whitecaps, now 11-11-9, saw their playoff hopes all but disappear with the result. They are back in action Wednesday, as they travel to CenturyLink Field to take on the Seattle Sounders for another Cascadia derby.

As for the Timbers, now 12-5-14, they saw a chance to pull even with RSL atop the Western Conference go up in smoke with Camilo's brace. They also take on the Sounders in their next match, next Sunday at JELD-WEN Field.

MLSsoccer.com Men of the Match

Rank Player What We Saw
1 Camilo Sanvezzo Dangerous every time he's on the ball, and having an MVP-caliber season. Goal of the Year finalist and a clutch brace today.
2 Darlington Nagbe The goal was spectacular, unteachable talent. The strength and vision on the assist were a sign of maturity and understanding. He's the complete package.
3 Donovan Ricketts This one would have ended 14-3 if it wasn't for him. Once again he saved a point for Portland.