Whitecaps FC make sensational start in MLS with convincing 4-2 win over Toronto FC
DP Hassli scores twice on historic day
Playing their first-ever match in Major League Soccer, Vancouver Whitecaps FC defeated Canadian arch-rivals Toronto FC 4-2 in the first-ever meeting between two Canadian MLS clubs on Bell Pitch at Empire Field on Saturday afternoon.
Designated Player Eric Hassli endeared himself to his new fans with two goals for the Blue and White. Vancouver native Terry Dunfield and Expansion Draft pick Atiba Harris also found the scoresheet on another historic day for the 'Caps. Toronto FC captain Dwayne De Rosario and Brazilian striker Maicon Santos replied for TFC in what was a pulsating contest on the Pacific National Exhibition grounds in East Vancouver