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New York Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips (99) yells at a teammate during the at half at an MLS game against the Toronto FC at BMO Field. (Kevin Sousa-USA TODAY Sports)
New York Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips (99) yells at a teammate during the at half at an MLS game against the Toronto FC at BMO Field. (Kevin Sousa-USA TODAY Sports)

The Vancouver Whitecaps hope they can become the next Canadian team to make history with help from the New York Red Bulls.

The Whitecaps (15-10-6) aim to clinch the top spot in Major League Soccer's Western Conference for the first time on Saturday as they visit the Red Bulls (12-12-7), who are fighting for a playoff berth.

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New England Revolution defender Chris Tierney (8) celebrates after a goal against the New England Revolution during second half at Red Bull Arena. The Red Bulls won 1-0. (Noah K. Murray)
New England Revolution defender Chris Tierney (8) celebrates after a goal against the New England Revolution during second half at Red Bull Arena. The Red Bulls won 1-0. (Noah K. Murray)

The New York Red Bulls will look to make it 10 straight games without a loss when they travel to Vancouver on Saturday to face the Whitecaps at BC Place.

The Red Bulls (11-9-7) haven't lost a match since a 2-0 decision to New York FC on July 3d. Since then they have gone 4-0-5.

Vancouver (8-12-7) has never lost to the Red Bulls since entering MLS in 2011, going 3-0-3. The Whitecaps sit in ninth place in the Western Conference, four points out of a playoff spot with seven games remaining.

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