Vancouver, BC (Sports Network) - Vancouver Whitecaps FC inched closer to a
playoff berth in resounding fashion on Wednesday, thrashing Chivas USA 4-0 at
The 'Caps (11-12-9) move five points clear of FC Dallas with just two games to
go, through the Frisco club holds a game in hand.
Chivas (7-17-7) remains bottom of the Western Conference on 28 points as its
winless run extends to 10 games. The Goats have not scored a goal in league
play since September 8.
Vancouver scored twice on either side of halftime to cruise to a comfortable
The opener came just 11 minutes in when Gershon Koffie fired a one-time effort
past Dan Kennedy from top of the box.
The lead was doubled in the 35th minute when Dane Richards capped a speedy run
down the right side with a shot just inside the far post.
Camilo made it three for the 'Caps when he tucked home a low cross from
Richards in the 62nd minute.
Barry Robson capped the rout 11 minutes later as he collected a cross from
Camilo and lashed a shot past Kennedy and into the upper corner.
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