VANCOUVER. Vancouver Whitecaps snatched a late win Los Angeles FC 1-0 after A. Cubas scored just 1 goal (89′). Los Angeles FC lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (58%).
The match was played at the BC Place Stadium stadium in Vancouver on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Guido Gonzalez with the assistance of Jeffrey Greeson and Diego Blas. The 4th official was Timothy Ford. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 18.2 degrees Celsius or 64.8 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 72%.
Los Angeles FC was in firm control of the ball 58% while Vancouver Whitecaps was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Vancouver Whitecaps was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 2 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Vancouver Whitecaps won the match.
Vancouver Whitecaps shot 14 times, 2 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, Los Angeles FC shot 7 times, 0 on target, 7 off target.
Vancouver Whitecaps received 2 yellow cards (L. Cavallini and R. Gauld). On the other side, Los Angeles FC received 2 yellow cards (J. Murillo and M. Fall).
After this encounter, Vancouver Whitecaps will have 24 points like LA Galaxy, New England and Cincinnati to move down in the 16th place. On the other side, Los Angeles FC will stay with 36 points to move up in the 2nd place.
Los Angeles FC will host LA Galaxy on the 9th of July with a 6-3 head to head in favor of LA Galaxy (5 draws).
Vancouver Whitecaps: Formation and Lineups
Vancouver Whitecaps started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Vanni Sartini chose to play with the following team: Cody Cropper , Javain Brown , Ranko Veselinović , Tristan Blackmon , Marcus Godinho , Russell Teibert , Andrés Cubas , Ryan Raposo , Ryan Gauld , Brian White and Lucas Cavallini .
Vancouver Whitecaps made 5 changes: L. Cavallini for C. Dajome (46′), R. Raposo for P. Vite (68′), M. Godinho for L. Martins (85′), B. White for T. Ricketts (85′) and R. Gauld for F. Jungwirth (90′).
Top player: Andrés Cubas
Probably the most impressive player in Vancouver Whitecaps was Andrés Cubas.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 43 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11.
Los Angeles FC: Formation and Lineups
Los Angeles FC started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
On the other side, Steven Cherundolo played with: Maxime Crépeau , Jesús Murillo , Sebastien Ibeagha , Mamadou Fall , Franco Escobar , Latif Blessing , Kellyn Acosta , Francisco Ginella , Ryan Hollingshead , Cristian Arango and Daniel Musovski .
Los Angeles FC made 5 changes: J. Murillo for E. Segura (46′), K. Acosta for I. Sanchez (65′), D. Musovski for K. Opoku (66′), C. Arango for D. Trejo (77′) and S. Ibeagha for C. Jennings (90′).
Top player: Francisco Ginella
The player who no doubt impressed Los Angeles FC the most was Francisco Ginella.
His rating iswith 53 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
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