Major League Soccer: SJ Earthquakes defeats Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Monday

SJ Earthquakes beats Vancouver Whitecaps with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Ebobisse (4') and a goal from J. Monteiro (34').


SJ Earthquakes overcomes Vancouver Whitecaps with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Ebobisse (4′) and a goal from J. Monteiro (34′).

The match was held on Monday and this began at 1:30 am UTC. The referee was Rosendo Mendoza who had the assistance of Jeff Hosking and Jeremy Hanson. The 4th official was Alex Chilowicz.

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. SJ Earthquakes was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Vancouver Whitecaps that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.

Vancouver Whitecaps was more aggressive with 77 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. Nonetheless, SJ Earthquakes was capable to find the solution to win this encounter.​

SJ Earthquakes shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Vancouver Whitecaps shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target.


SJ Earthquakes received 2 yellow cards (J. Monteiro and B. Kikanovic). On the other side, Vancouver Whitecaps received 3 yellow cards (A. Cubas, R. Gauld and T. Blackmon).

After this match, SJ Earthquakes will have 27 points to stay in the 14th place. On the opposite side, Vancouver Whitecaps will stay with 34 points to move up in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 4'

    J. Ebobisse

  • 31'

    A. Cubas

  • 32'

    J. Monteiro

  • 34'

    J. Monteiro

    C. Espinoza

  • 43'

    R. Gauld

  • 53'

    P. Vite

    C. Dajome

  • 62'

    T. Blackmon

  • 66'

    M. Godinho

    J. Brown

  • 69'

    B. Kikanovic

    C. Cowell

  • 69'

    J. Gregus

    E. Remedi

  • 78'

    S. Berhalter

    A. Schopf

  • 78'

    T. Ricketts

    B. White

  • 78'

    L. Owusu

    R. Teibert

  • 81'

    P. Marie

    T. Thompson

  • 90'

    B. Kikanovic

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, SJ Earthquakes will host LA Galaxy on the 26th of June with a 20-16 head to head statistic in favor of SJ Earthquakes (12 draws).

Vancouver Whitecaps will play away against Colorado Rapids on the 11th of September with a 11-10 head to head stats in favor of Colorado Rapids (6 draws).

SJ Earthquakes: Formation and Lineups

SJ Earthquakes started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Alex Covelo chose to play with the following team: James Marcinkowski (7.8), Tommy Thompson (7.4), Rodrigues (7.4), Nathan Cardoso (6.9), Tanner Beason (7.4), Eric Remedi (6.5), Jackson Yueill (7.0), Cristian Espinoza (7.6), Jamiro Monteiro (7.1), Cade Cowell (6.9) and Jeremy Ebobisse (7.3).


SJ Earthquakes made 3 changes: C. Cowell for B. Kikanovic (69′), E. Remedi for J. Gregus (69′) and T. Thompson for P. Marie (81′).

Best player: James Marcinkowski

The player that probably impressed the most for SJ Earthquakes was the goalkeeper: James Marcinkowski. His rating is 7.81. He performed 6 saves.

Vancouver Whitecaps: Formation and Lineups

Vancouver Whitecaps started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

On the other side, Vanni Sartini played with: Thomas Hasal (6.4), Javain Brown (6.6), Ranko Veselinović (7.1), Tristan Blackmon (6.5), Andrés Cubas (7.4), Julian Gressel (8.0), Alessandro Schöpf (6.4), Russell Teibert (6.6), Cristián Dájome (5.5), Brian White (6.6) and Ryan Gauld (7.3).


Vancouver Whitecaps made 5 changes: C. Dajome for P. Vite (53′), J. Brown for M. Godinho (66′), A. Schopf for S. Berhalter (78′), B. White for T. Ricketts (78′) and R. Teibert for L. Owusu (78′).

Top player: Julian Gressel

The player who no doubt impressed Vancouver Whitecaps the most was Julian Gressel.

His rating is (8.0) with 38 passes (78% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 11 crosses.

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