VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Whitecaps were facing a winner-take-all midweek playoff game on the road at halftime of Sunday’s regular-season finale.

Locked in a 0-0 tie with the visiting Houston Dynamo thanks to a number of missed chances early, results elsewhere weren’t going their way either on a final day of the regular season that could have seen the Whitecaps finish anywhere from second to sixth in the Western Conference. 602 more words