White, Gauld lead Whitecaps over Galaxy 4-2

Updated Jul. 16, 2023 2:26 a.m. ET

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Brian White scored in the second minute, Ryan Gauld added two first-half goals and the Vancouver Whitecaps breezed to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday night.

White took a pass from Ryan Raposo and scored for an eighth time this season to give the Whitecaps (8-7-7) the lead for good.

Gauld notched his sixth and seventh goals of the season — scoring unassisted in the 10th minute and via a penalty kick in the 23rd to put Vancouver up 3-0 at halftime.

Gastón Brugman used an assist from Riqui Puig in the 61st minute to get the Galaxy on the scoreboard with his second goal of the season. Mark Delgado took a pass from Preston Judd in the 74th minute and scored his second of the season to pull the Galaxy within 3-2.


Sergio Córdova added his second goal this season, finding the net in the fourth minute of stoppage time to complete the scoring.

Vancouver improves to 3-1-2 in the last six meetings between the teams.

LA had a seven-match unbeaten run (3-0-4) end.

When the league resumes play on Aug. 20, the Galaxy will host Real Salt Lake. Vancouver will host the San Jose Earthquakes.


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