Nani’s late goal lifts Orlando City over Whitecaps 1-0.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Luís Carlos “Nani” Almeida da Cunha scored in the closing minutes to help Orlando City beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday.
Sacha Kljestan came on for Will Johnson in the 76th minute and first-timed a cross by Ruan Carlos Gomes Costa da Silva that deflected off Nani in the 88th.
Orlando City (3-3-2) outshot Vancouver (1-5-2) 16-6 and had 60.6% possession.
Brian Rowe, who signed with Orlando City in the offseason after starting 10 games for Vancouver in 2018, had two saves in his second shutout of the season.