Whitecaps FC vs Sporting Kansas City – Empire Field – April 2, 2011
The sun held the dark clouds at bay while 20,518 Whitecaps fans filled Empire Field for the season’s second home match.
It was nearly a perfect day…if only the ball had gotten past Kansas City’s ‘keeper Jimmy Nielsen , it would’ve been perfect!
Having been held to just one goal by some near misses and brilliant goalkeeping by Nielsen the Whitecaps fans were facing a 3-1 first home loss but just as the sun held out so did theplayers.
With an ample 5 minutes of stoppage time in the second half the Whitecaps lit up the stadium coming back to put the ball in the net twice more to earn a draw and maintain a loss-less home record. Read the full match report on WhitecapsFC.com
If the ‘Caps keep providing excitement it’s only a matter of time before the stands are sold out all season long! Get a ticket and join the White & Blue for a good time!
Next home match at Empire Field is Wednesday April 6, 2011