Cubas scores 1st MLS goal late in game to lift Whitecaps past league-leading LAFC

The Vancouver Whitecaps took down Major League Soccer’s top team on Saturday, beating Los Angeles FC 1-0.

Andres Cubas provided the game winner, scoring his first MLS goal in the 89th minute.

L.A. (11-4-3) dominated the first half but Vancouver (7-8-3) rallied in the second and outshot the visitors 10-7 over the course of the game, including two shots on target.

Former Whitecaps goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau made a single save in his return to BC Place. Jeers and boos rained down on the 28-year-old Canadian nearly every time he touched the ball.

Crepeau started in 32 games for Vancouver between 2019 and 2021, but requested a trade ahead of the 2022 campaign due

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