Vancouver Whitecaps vs LAFC - April 17, 2019

Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. LAFC | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season - Week 8
Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Los Angeles Football Club
BC Place — Vancouver
April 17 - 10:00 PM ET

TV: TSN 1/3


Two Western Conference foes on opposite ends of the table open the Week 8 slate with the Vancouver Whitecaps hosting red-hot Los Angeles Football Club Wednesday night.

Vancouver (0-4-2) are still seeking their first win following a 1-1 draw at Chicago, conceding a late Nemanja Nikolic equalizer from the penalty spot, while LAFC (6-0-1) are flying high coming off a 2-0 home win over FC Cincinnati with Mark-Anthony Kaye and Carlos Vela scoring a goal in each half in their fourth straight win.

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Michael Baldisimo (D) - left ankle contusion
    • OUT: Jasser Khmiri (D) - left knee injury
    • OUT: Andy Rose (M) - facial fracture
    • OUT: David Norman Jr. (M) - right foot surgery
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Los Angeles Football Club

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Adama Diomande (F) - hamstring injury
    • OUT: Andre Horta (M) - right quad strain
    • QUESTIONABLE: Rodolfo Zelaya (F) - right soleus injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Lee Nguyen (M) - right soleus strain
    • QUESTIONABLE: Alejandro Guido (M) - right quad strain
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at Whitecaps

  • Whitecaps 0 wins, 0 goals
  • LAFC 1 win, 2 goals
  • 0 draws


  • Referee: Ramy Touchan
  • Assistant Referees: Frank Anderson, Jeremy Hanson
  • 4th Official: Joe Dickerson
  • VAR: Allen Chapman

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