Whitecaps extend Galaxy’s winless streak to four with 2-0 victory

Pedro Morales, Juninho
Galaxy’s Juninho and Whitecaps’ Pedro Morales vie for the ball during the first half of the game on Saturday.

Kekuta Manneh and Octavio Rivero scored goals in the second half to give the Vancouver Whitecaps a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday night at BC Place.

It was a club-record fourth conseuctive victory for the Whitecaps.

The Galaxy, meanwhile, sees its winless streak extend to four games after opening the season with a 2-0 defeat of the Chicago Fire.

Manneh broked the scoreless tie when he collected a brilliant through ball from Pedro Morales, drifted inside and fired a low shot past Galaxy goalkeeper Jaime Penedo.


Rivero doubled the advantage 10 minutes later, pouncing on a rebound conceded by the Galaxy goalkeeper and punching home his fourth goal in five games.

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