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Rapids beat Vancouver 1-0 on Whitecaps' own goal

Colorado Rapids' Joe Mason (10) scores against Vancouver Whitecaps goalkeeper Brian Rowe (12) as Whitecaps' Doneil Henry (2) and Marcel de Jong (17) also attempt to defend during first-half MLS soccer game action in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, July 1, 2018. (Ben Nelms/The Canadian Press via AP)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Colorado scored on Vancouver defender Marcel de Jong's own goal in the 43rd minute and the Rapids held on to beat the Whitecaps 1-0 on Sunday for their first road victory of the season.

Rapids forward Yannick Boli hit the cross bar from the right side of the six-yard box, and goalkeeper Brian Rowe made a diving stop on Joe Mason's shot, but the rebound hit de Jong and rolled into the net.

The Rapids (4-9-3) have two wins and draw in their last three games after losing eight straight. They are 1-5-1 on the road.

The Whitecaps (6-7-5) have lost two straight, both shutouts.

Updated July 1, 2018

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