Vancouver Whitecaps v Toronto FC – A Voyageurs Cup Story In Pictures

Vancouver Whitecaps v Toronto FC – A Voyageurs Cup Story In Pictures

To quote the words of a Welsh legend:

“It’s a heartache
Nothing but a heartache
Hits you when it’s too late
Hits you when you’re down

It’s a fool’s game
Nothing but a fools game
Standing in the cold rain
Feeling like a clown”

The words of Bonnie Tyler there from 1977. Seem very apt today for Whitecaps fans, players and their Welsh coach.

Nicolas Mezquida and Tim Parker gave Vancouver Whitecaps a fine victory over Toronto FC at BC Place on Wednesday night in the Canadian Championship final second leg.

AFTN photographer Tom Ewasiuk was there to capture all the action before, during and after the game and here’s his “Story In Pictures”, with a full Flickr slideshow at the end.

[Also check out Tom’s website www.residualimagephotography.com for more of his photos and work].


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Curva’s Champions of Canada tifo

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The match winners

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Scarves up Southsiders

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Carl Robinson clearly disgusted by shit haircuts

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Christian Bolanos fires one over in the first half

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Then Matias Laba tests Alex Bono with a fierce shot just before the half

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Two minutes into the second half, substitute Nicolas Mezquida gets his head on a cross

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And heads home the opening goal of the night

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Andrew Jacobson nearly makes it two but just can’t connect at the back post

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But in the 67th minute Tim Parker shows fantastic control in the box when he brings down a Matias Laba dipping pass

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And coolly slots past Bono to double the Whitecaps lead

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Shock and awe

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Goalscorers united

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Blas Perez nearly makes it three in stoppage time but sees his effort agonisingly crash off the left post

You can see all of Tom’s photos from the game HERE and in our full Flickr slideshow below:

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