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BURNABY, B.C. – Earthquakes II defeated Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 3-2 on Friday night at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, British Columbia. The win sees Quakes II earn their third consecutive victory. Rudi Castro, who scored two goals for Quakes II tonight, now leads the team in goals with five.

Quakes II opened the scoring in the 13th minute through Rudy Castro and held onto the lead in the first half. Whitecaps FC 2 tied the game in the 49th minute with a goal by Simon Becher before Quakes II retook the lead six minutes later for Rudy Castro’s second goal of the night. The Canadian side quickly found the 2-2 equalizer in the 58th minute, but Will Richmond scored the game-winning goal in the 71st minute for Quakes II.

Earthquakes II will now return to San Jose to host Houston Dynamo 2 on Friday, July 1. Kickoff from PayPal Park is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. PT and the match will be broadcast live on MLSNEXTPro.com.

MATCH INFORMATION

2022 MLS NEXT Pro Season

Whitecaps FC 2 2 – 3 Earthquakes II

Friday, June 24, 2022 – Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, B.C.

Scoring Summary:

SJ (1-0) – Rudi Castro (Will Richmond) 13’

WFC2 (1-1) – Simon Becher (unassisted) 49’

SJ (2-1) – Rudi Castro (Eduardo Blancas) 55’

WFC2 (2-2) – Simon Becher (unassisted) 58’

SJ (3-2) – Will Richmond (Max Arfsten) 71’

Misconduct Summary:

SJ – Christian Nathan Scott (caution) 17’

WFC2 – Simone Masi (caution) 84’

SJ – Diogo Baptista (caution) 87’

WFC2 – Cristian Campagna (caution) 88’

SJ – Israel Carrillo (caution) 90’

WHITECAPS FC 2: Thomas Hasal; Simone Masi, Cristian Campagna, Finn Linder; Filip Rakic (Chris Lee 46), Vasco Fry (Joe Hanson 81), Giovanni Aguilar (Owen Antoniuk 46), Elage Bah (Pipe Fernandez-Salvador 76); Emiliano Brienza, Theo Collomb (Jay Herdman 46), Simon Becher.

Substitutes not used: Max Anchor, Joshue Ndakala.

SHOTS: 12; SHOTS ON GOAL: 5; FOULS: 10; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 4

EARTHQUAKES II: Emi Ochoa; Tristian Viviani, Casey Walls, Israel Carrillo, Omar Lemus; Max Arfsten (Cruz Medina 80), Nathan Scott (Ethan Kohler 76), Jerry Ayon (Joaquin Eisenberg 76), Eduardo Blancas (Diogo Baptista 81), Will Richmond; Rudi Castro.

Substitutes not used: Benjamin Asiaba, Eric De La Cerda, Diego Otoya.

SHOTS: 11; SHOTS ON GOAL: 7; FOULS: 10; CORNER KICKS: 2; SAVES: 3