082122 recap

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Earthquakes II fell to second-place St Louis CITY2 5-2 on Sunday evening at PayPal Park. Quakes II remain in playoff contention with four games remaining in the regular season.

St Louis CITY2 scored three goals in the first half. The Missouri side continued with their offense in the second half scoring two more before the final half hour mark. Earthquakes II attempted a late comeback in the final minutes with goals from Miles Robinson and Jack Skahan.

Earthquakes II will next travel to play Sporting KC II on Sunday, Aug. 28. Kickoff from Mercy Victory Field is scheduled for 3 p.m. PT and the match will be streamed live on MLSNEXTPro.com.

MATCH INFORMATION

2022 MLS NEXT Pro Season

Earthquakes II 2 – 5 St Louis CITY2

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022 – PayPal Park in San Jose, Calif.

Scoring Summary:

STL (1-0) – Akil Watts (Wan Kuzain) 7’

STL (2-0) – Selmir Pidro (unassisted) 39’

STL (3-0) – João Klauss (Wan Kuzain) 41’

STL (4-0) – João Klauss (Sergio Rivas) 50’

STL (5-0) – Célio Pompeu (unassisted) 56’

SJ (5-1) – Miles Robinson (Niko Tsakiris) 81’

SJ (5-2) – Jack Skahan (penalty kick) 86’

Misconduct Summary:

STL – Joshua Yaro (caution) 23’

STL – Max Schneider (caution) 40’

STL – Selmir Pidro (ejection) 45+1’

SJ – Jack Skahan (caution) 58’

STL – Joshua Yaro (ejection) 84’

EARTHQUAKES II: Emi Ochoa; Erick Reyes (Siad Haji 61), Ethan Kohler, Israel Carrillo, Jack Skahan; Will Richmond, Eduardo Blancas (Cruz Medina 46), Nathan Scott (George Asomani 61), Niko Tsakiris, Ousseni Bouda (Max Arfsten 46); Rodolfo Castro Jr © (Miles Robinson 78).

Substitutes not used: Alejandro Cano, Eric De La Cerda (GK), Joaquin Eisenberg, Omar Lemus.

SHOTS: 16; SHOTS ON GOAL: 8; FOULS: 9; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 2

ST LOUIS CITY2: Roman Bürki; Selmir Pidro, Kyle Hiebert, Joshua Yaro ©, Ben Di Rosa; Max Schneider (Ezra Armstrong 46), Akil Watts (Tomas Ostrák 67), Célio Pompeu (Eduard Löwen 72), Sergio Rivas (Isak Jensen 65), Wan Kuzain; João Klauss (Josh Dolling 64).

Substitutes not used: Vitor Dias, Ian McGrane (GK), Alex Palazzolo, Miguel Perez.

SHOTS: 12; SHOTS ON GOAL: 7; FOULS: 13; CORNER KICKS: 6; SAVES: 6