Lucas Cavallini scored in injury time, giving the short-handed Vancouver Whitecaps a much-needed 2-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Friday.
Simon Becher—making his Major League Soccer debut—put away Vancouver’s first goal of the night in the 88th minute.
Fafa Picault opened the scoring for Houston (7-13-4) in the sixth minute.
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The ‘Caps were playing without several regulars after a COVID-19 outbreak forced six players into the league’s health and safety protocols on Thursday.
The result is crucial for a Vancouver side still hunting for a playoff berth. The Whitecaps now sit two points outside of a post-season spot.
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