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    Vancouver Whitecaps v DC United - The Story In Pictures (1)

    The Southsiders March to the Match

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    The Whitecaps Starting XI

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    The 'Caps get fired up in their pre-match huddle

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    And it works as Pedro Morales gives Vancouver the lead after just 70 seconds

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    And the 'Caps captain celebrates his first goal of the season

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    But a little too much as his topless celebration picks up a yellow card

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    Sam Adekugbe goes in for the ball against Perry Kitchen

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    But the DC players don't like the tackle and Kitchen kicks out at young Sam

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    And a stramash ensues (Scottish word - look it up!!) - Don't mess with big Kendall

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    Pa Modou Kah sends Kendall Waston away to calm down

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    Adekugbe picks up a yellow for the challenge and is one more away from suspension

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    DC tie it up in the 9th minute through a Bobby Boswell header

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    Boswell celebrates with Fabian Espindola

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    We wanted Steven Beitashour to get forward more - he does and he gets flattened by Andrew Dykstra

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    Michael Farfan chips a shot onto the roof of the net after a mistake by Kah lets DC in

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    The game's turning point came in the 42nd minute when Matias Laba saw red after a second booking

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    Beitashour tries to boost the 'Caps with some Vulcan mind meld on the ball

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    Chris Rolfe forces a huge save out of David Ousted in the 54th minute

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    But the 'Caps go up the pitch and Mauro Rosales crashes a shot off the post

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    DC keeper Dykstra is injured in the play and has to be replaced by debutant Travis Worra

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    Rolfe fires home for what proves to be the winning goal in the 64th minute

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    Booooooooooooo!

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    Pedro gets a message - we can only speculate it was don't shoot at free kicks

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    El Bicho makes his MLS debut for the 'Caps

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    As the game enters stoppage time, Ousted becomes a makeshift striker at set pieces

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    Octavio Rivero has a chance to tie it up in time added on

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    Then Adekugbe wastes the 'Caps last chance to grab a point with a fluffed shot

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    The coaches embrace after an entertaining game but sadly a Whitecaps loss

    You can see a Flickr slideshow of all of Tom's photos from the game below:



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