Union douse Fire, Whitecaps remain firm
Goals from Jack McInerney, Gabriel Gomez and Antoine Hoppenot overwhelmed
McInerney took on a pass from Danny Cruz to open the scoring with a low finish in the seventh minute, and then provided the headed pass that gave substitute Gomez space to double the lead in the 67th minute, lashing a shot across goal and into the top left corner.
Oduro cut the lead two minutes later, but the
With three rounds of regular-season games to play,
Three reach the MLS Cup play-offs automatically and the next two highest finishers play a match to decide which join the leading trio.
The Vancouver Whitecaps were 4-0 winners over Chivas USA thanks to goals from Gershon Koffie, Dane Richards, Camilo and Barry Robson.
Vancouver cannot finish in the top three of the Western Conference, but victory strengthened their grip on fifth place.