Diego Rubio’s free kick objective within the twenty sixth minute was the one objective within the Colorado Rapids’ 1-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday night time in Sandy, Utah, the place the Whitecaps are at the moment taking part in their Main League Soccer dwelling video games.
Colorado acquired its first win of the season, helped by an overturned penalty late within the sport.
After a Janio Bikel foul simply outdoors the field gave the Rapids a free kick, Rubio’s try from left of the field soared over the wall of defenders and into the highest proper nook of the online for Colorado’s second objective in three video games this season.
Colorado (1-1-1, 4 factors) had a number of good possibilities for extra targets. Previous to Rubio’s objective, Andre Shinyashiki missed a header large and had a shot from shut vary turned away by Whitecaps goalie Maxime Crepeau.
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The Whitecaps (1-1-1, 4 factors) had been dealt their first lack of the season. They thought that they had a penalty kick within the eightieth minute when it was first dominated that the Rapids’ Kellyn Acosta pulled down Vancouver’s Caio Alexandre within the field on a free kick. However upon video evaluate, the decision was overturned.
Amongst Vancouver’s greatest scoring possibilities, Deiber Caicedo’s header off a turnover by Rapids goalkeeper William Yarbrough was knocked out by Yarbrough within the twenty second minute.
Yarbrough saved a header from the Whitecaps’ Ranko Veselinovic off a set piece within the 56th minute.
The Whitecaps pressed for a tying objective late within the match, however had been again and again turned away by photographs that weren’t near the goal or because of good defending from the Rapids.
Whitecaps academy product Kamron Habibullah, 17, made his staff debut, approaching as a late substitute. However regardless of 5 minutes of added time within the second half, Vancouver could not discover an equalizer.
Crepeau had 5 saves for Vancouver and Yarbrough 4 for Colorado.