Sporting KC v. Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3/12 - Brad Davis
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Fast Facts: Sporting KC 2-1 Vancouver Whitecaps FC - March 12, 2016

  • Sporting Kansas City remains undefeated in home openers since Children's Mercy Park opened in 2011. The club has lost only two home openers since its debut in 1996. 
  • Children's Mercy Park welcomed 20,178 fans to the match on Saturday night — the 71st consecutive MLS sellout and highest attendance at a home opener in stadium history. 
  • Dom Dwyer's two goals on Saturday place him third in club history with 47 goals in all competitions. He sits behind only Preki (81) and Davy Arnaud (52).
  • Dwyer's three goals against Vancouver Whitecaps FC are the most of any player against the Canadian opponent in Kansas City history. 
  • Graham Zusi entered a tie with Chris Klein for second place in club history with his 45th career assist in the MLS regular season.
  • Sporting KC Manager Peter Vermes made no changes to the team's starting lineup from the 1-0 win over Seattle Sounders FC last Saturday.  
  • Saturday's match saw the Sporting KC debut of midfielder Brad Davis, a six-time All-Star and two-time MLS Cup champion. 
  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC entered halftime one man down after Jordan Smith was sent off for tackling Graham Zusi from behind in first-half stoppage time. 
  • Sporting KC holds the upper hand against Vancouver with a 5-1-2 record and a 3-0-1 record at home (regular season). 
  • Sporting KC hasn't lost to Vancouver in a regular season match since August 2014. It was also Sporting KC's last defeat to a Cascadia club (6-0-4 since the start of 2015). 
  • Sporting KC has fared historically well against Canadian opposition, with a 24-8-8 record against the three Canadian teams in regular season appearances. The club's 24 combined wins against Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver are the most among American MLS clubs.