SAN JOSE, Calif. – Earthquakes II fell to Houston Dynamo 2 4-3 in a penalty shootout following a 1-1 draw at PayPal Park on Friday night. The result sees Quakes II snap their three-match winning streak.
After a scoreless first half, Houston Dynamo 2 opened the scoring in the 51st minute by Kyle Edwards. Quakes II battled back and ultimately found the equalizer in the 90th minute through Will Richmond, taking the match to a penalty shootout. Quakes II would later fall to Dynamo 2 in the penalty shootout 4-3.
Earthquakes II will now hit the road for three consecutive road matches, first traveling to face North Texas SC on Sunday, July 10. Kickoff from Choctaw Stadium is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. PT and the match will be broadcast live on MLSNEXTPro.com.
2022 MLS NEXT Pro Season
Earthquakes II 1(3) – 1(4) Houston Dynamo 2
Friday, July 1, 2022 – PayPal Park in San Jose, Calif.
HOU (1-0) – Kyle Edwards (Marcelo Palomino) 51’
SJ (1-1) – Will Richmond (Erick Reyes) 90’
HOU – Brooklyn Raines (caution) 67’
SJ – Casey Walls (caution) 77’
SJ – Will Richmond (caution) 90+3’
Penalty Shootout Summary:
SJ – Israel Carrillo (no goal)
HOU – Juan Castilla (goal)
SJ – Rudy Castro (goal)
HOU – Brooklyn Raines (goal)
SJ – Will Richmond (goal)
HOU – Marcelo Palomino (goal)
SJ – Casey Walls (goal)
HOU – D’Alessandro Herrera (goal)
SJ – Joaquin Eisenberg (no goal)
EARTHQUAKES II: SEmi Ochoa; Tristan Viviani, Casey Walls, Israel Carrillo, Omar Lemus; Nathan Scott (George Asomani 78), Eduardo Blancas (Cruz Medina 68), Jerry Ayon (Joaquin Eisenberg 77), Max Arfsten (Erick Reyes 84), Will Richmond; Rudy Castro.
Substitutes not used: Benjamin Asiaba, Diogo Baptista, Alejandro Cano, Eric De La Cerda, Ethan Kohler.
SHOTS: 11; SHOTS ON GOAL: 3; FOULS: 14; CORNER KICKS: 2; SAVES: 2
HOUSTON DYNAMO 2: Andrew Pannenberg; Reese Miller (Jathan Juarez 46), Micael dos Santos Silva, Jon-Talen Maples, Mujeeb Murana; Brooklyn Raines, Juan Castilla, Marcelo Palomino; Jacob Evans (Paulo Jorge Barros Pimentel Lima 90+1), Kyle Edwards (Diego Rosas 66), Papa Ndoye (D’Alessandro Herrera 85).
Substitutes not used: Joyner Castillo, Joseph Farouz, Diego Gonzalez, Jonathan Munteanu, Sterling Penniston-John.
SHOTS: 10; SHOTS ON GOAL: 3; FOULS: 15; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 2