VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have dealt Canadian goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau to Los Angeles FC for US$1 million in general allocation money. Crepeau was not in Vancouver as the club began pre-season training this week. The Whitecaps said he was away for "personal reasons." The 27-year-old from Greenfield Park, Que., has been among the 'Caps best players since coming to Vancouver from the then-Montreal Impact in December 2018 and was awarded the team's most valuable player award last season.
The crowd for Canada's World Cup qualifier against the United States on Jan. 30 will be limited to 12,000 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ontario, half of capacity. The Canadian Soccer Association said Thursday it will cancel the tickets issued when the game sold out last month and it will hold a new sale at the reduced figure. The sale will open Tuesday to previous ticket buyers, and a general sale would take place the following day if tickets are available. Fans attending the match will be a
Jota scored both goals in a 2-0 victory over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.