Vancouver, BC (SportsNetwork.com) - Camilo scored a hat trick on Sunday as
Vancouver Whitecaps FC closed its regular season with a comfortable 3-0
victory over the Colorado Rapids at BC Place.
Despite having already been eliminated from playoff contention, Vancouver came
out on the front foot and controlled the play for most of the first half
before getting their reward two minutes before the break.
Rookie forward Kekuta Manneh got behind the Colorado defense and was dragged
down in the box by Rapids defender Marvell Wynne, resulting in a penalty
kick. Camilo stepped up and fired it down the middle for his 20th goal of the
After the break, Camilo netted his second goal of the night in the 74th minute
and finished his hat trick five minutes from time, jumping over Chicago's Mike
Magee to claim the Golden Boot award and end his season in style for
Colorado, meanwhile, will finish in fifth place in the Western Conference with
the loss and face either Seattle or Los Angeles in the knockout round.
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