Red Bulls lose to Whitecaps in MLS opener

Red Bulls' Eric Alexander, left, and Vancouver Whitecaps'

Red Bulls' Eric Alexander, left, and Vancouver Whitecaps' Jordan Harvey vie for the ball during first half MLS soccer action in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday March 8, 2014. Photo Credit: AP / Darryl Dyck

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Kenny Miller scored twice and the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the Red Bulls 4-1 on Saturday night in the season opener before a sellout crowd of 21,000 at B.C. Place Stadium.

Vancouver gave Carl Robinson a victory in his first game as the team's head coach.

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Miller scored in the 34th and 70th minutes. Second-half substitute Pedro Morales added a goal and an assist, and Sebastian Fernandez also scored for the Whitecaps.

Bradley Wright-Phillips scored for the Red Bulls with two minutes left.

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