D.C., Vancouver battle to scoreless draw
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA | Joe Cannon made three outstanding second-half saves, and the unbeaten Vancouver Whitecaps played a scoreless draw against D.C. United on Saturday night.
Cannon secured Vancouver’s third consecutive shutout by foiling Canadian star Dwayne De Rosario in the 84th minute, making a leg save on a shot from close range.
Cannon has recorded two of the three shutouts. He pulled himself out of last weekend’s 1-0 win at Chivas USA because of a quadriceps injury, and the victory went to backup Brad Knighton.
D.C. went with backup Joe Willis because No. 1 Bill Hamid is playing for the U.S. under-23 team at the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament.