Major League Soccer: Vancouver Whitecaps and SJ Earthquakes draw a exciting match 3-3 on Saturday

VANCOUVER. Vancouver Whitecaps and SJ Earthquakes played an incredible match before drawing 3-3.


VANCOUVER. Vancouver Whitecaps and SJ Earthquakes went through a rollercoaster before drawing 3-3. SJ Earthquakes was far superior when it came to possession ball (62%)​

The match was played at the BC Place Stadium stadium in Vancouver on Saturday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Timothy Ford with the help of Oscar Mitchell Carvalho and Lyes Arfa. The 4th official was Alain Ruch. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold around 13 degrees Celsius or 55.47 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 85%.​

Match Statistics

SJ Earthquakes was in firm control of the ball 62% while Vancouver Whitecaps was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

SJ Earthquakes was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 7 were on target. However, this did not suffice for SJ Earthquakes to win the match​.

Vancouver Whitecaps shot 16 times, 7 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, SJ Earthquakes shot 15 times, 7 on target, 8 off target.


Vancouver Whitecaps received 3 yellow cards (E. Godoy, R. Teibert and C. Dajome). On the opposite side, SJ Earthquakes received 1 yellow card (Nathan).

After this encounter, Vancouver Whitecaps will have 7 points like Seattle Sounders to move up in the 28th place. On the other side, SJ Earthquakes will have 9 points like Sporting KC to move up in the 22nd place.

Match Events

  • 5'

    E. Godoy

  • 14'

    R. Teibert

  • 27'


  • 38'

    C. Dajome

  • 46'

    M. Baldisimo

    R. Teibert

  • 52'

    L. Cavallini

  • 53'

    J. Gregus

    E. Remedi

  • 62'

    J. Monteiro

  • 67'

    D. Caicedo

    B. White

  • 70'

    C. Gutierrez

    J. Brown

  • 73'

    J. Ebobisse

  • 76'

    R. Raposo

  • 82'

    J. Ebobisse

  • 83'

    P. Vite

    R. Raposo

  • 84'

    O. Bouda

    C. Cowell

  • 90'

    J. Skahan

    J. Monteiro

  • 90'

    B. Kikanovic

    J. Ebobisse

  • 90'

    E. Godoy

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, Vancouver Whitecaps will play away with Seattle Sounders on the 1st of May with a 16-8 head to head statistic in favor of Seattle Sounders (9 draws).

SJ Earthquakes will host Portland Timbers on the 19th of May with a 15-5 head to head record in favor of Portland Timbers (9 draws).

Vancouver Whitecaps: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Vanni Sartini chose to play with the following team: Cody Cropper (6.1), Javain Brown (7.3), Erik Godoy (6.7), Florian Jungwirth (6.3), Jakob Nerwiński (6.1), Russell Teibert (6.4), Sebastian Berhalter (6.8), Cristián Dájome (7.4), Ryan Raposo (7.5), Brian White (6.5) and Lucas Cavallini (7.4).


Vancouver Whitecaps made 4 changes: R. Teibert for M. Baldisimo (46′), B. White for D. Caicedo (67′), J. Brown for C. Gutierrez (70′) and R. Raposo for P. Vite (83′).

Top player: Ryan Raposo

The player who no doubt impressed Vancouver Whitecaps the most was Ryan Raposo.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 29 passes (72% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.

SJ Earthquakes: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Alex Covelo played with: James Marcinkowski (6.8), Paul Marie (6.8), Nathan Cardoso (6.5), Francisco Calvo (6.4), Marcos López (6.4), Jackson Yueill (6.8), Eric Remedi (6.8), Jamiro Monteiro (7.8), Cristian Espinoza (7.9), Jeremy Ebobisse (8.4) and Cade Cowell (7.2).


SJ Earthquakes made 4 changes: E. Remedi for J. Gregus (53′), C. Cowell for O. Bouda (84′), J. Monteiro for J. Skahan (90′) and J. Ebobisse for B. Kikanovic (90′).

Top player: Jeremy Ebobisse

Probably the most impressive player in SJ Earthquakes was Jeremy Ebobisse.

His rating is (8.4) with 2 goals, 18 passes (88% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 5.

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