Whitecaps outscore Toronto FC 4-3

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Posted: May 14, 2016 10:03 PM
Whitecaps outscore Toronto FC 4-3

TORONTO (AP) — Kekuta Manneh and Pedro Morales scored two minutes part in the second half and the Vancouver Whitecaps held on for a 4-3 victory over Toronto FC in chilly conditions Saturday night.

Manneh and Christian Bolanos scored to give Vancouver (6-5-2) a 2-0 lead 18 minutes into the game.

Sebastian Giovinco then scored twice to pull Toronto (4-4-2) even, moving into sole possession of the franchise record for career MLS goals with Nos. 29 and 30. His 37th-minute goal came after strike partner Jozy Altidore missed a penalty and left immediately afterward with a hamstring issue,/

Four minutes after Giovinco's tying goal in the 66th minute, Manneh restored the Vancouver lead, undressing former Whitecaps fullback Steven Beitashour before beating goalkeeper Clint Irwin. Captain Morales added an insurance marker two minutes later.

Vancouver fullback Fraser Aird was sent off in the 75th minute for a second yellow. Midfielder Jonathan Osorio was hurt on the play and had to be helped off. Drew Moor's header off Giovinco's corner in the 80th minute cut the deficit to 4-3.

Giovinco has had a hand in all 13 Toronto goals this season, scoring eight and assisting on the other five.