The teams are in diverging form, with LAFC undefeated to date and the Whitecaps winless. But this is MLS so you never know. The narrative wrinkle is that the Whitecaps are now coached by Marc Dos Santos, who was LAFC assistant coach last year. So he knows the black-and-gold better than just about anybody.
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