Whitecaps snap 9-game winless run with victory over FC Cincinnati

Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Hwang In-Beom (4) is congratulated by teammates Fredy Montero (12) and Joaquin Ardaiz (9) after scoring against FC Cincinnati during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Cincinnati. (Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)

CINCINNATI — Felipe scored in the 84th minute to help the Vancouver Whitecaps end their nine-game winless streak and hand expansion FC Cincinnati its fourth straight loss, 2-1 on Saturday night.

Russell Teibert chased down Ali Adnan’s pass and crossed it through the goalkeeper’s legs to Felipe, who smashed it home from close range.

Hwang In-Beom made it 1-all for the Whitecaps (5-11-9) in the 41st minute, following Kendall Waston’s attempted clearance with a low hard shot from outside the area.

Allan Cruz gave FC Cincinnati (5-17-2) the lead in the sixth minute. Mathieu Deplagne’s cross came off of Darren Mattocks and fell to Cruz who finished from the top of the 6-yard box.

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