The San Jose Earthquakes faced Ventura County Fusion SC in their first scrimmage of the 2022 preseason, defeating the USL League Two side 6-2. The two teams played four 25-minute quarters.
Homegrown forward Cade Cowell and first-round SuperDraft selection Ousseni Bouda each tallied two goals and an assist, while Jeremy Ebobisse and Siad Haji provided the other goals. Cristian Espinoza, Benji Kikanovic and Will Richmond also got on the scoresheet with an assist apiece.
San Jose Earthquakes 6 – 2 Ventura County Fusion
SJ (1-0) – Jeremy Ebobisse (Cristian Espinoza)
SJ (2-0) – Siad Haji (unassisted)
SJ (3-1) – Ousseni Bouda (Cade Cowell)
SJ (4-2) – Ousseni Bouda (Benji Kikanovic)
SJ (5-2) – Cade Cowell (Will Richmond)
SJ (6-2) – Cade Cowell (Ousseni Bouda)
SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES LINEUPS
(1-50’): JT Marcinkowski; Jack Skahan, Tanner Beason, Eric Remedi, Nathan, Cristian Espinoza; Jan Gregus, Jackson Yueill, Chofis; Benji Kikanovic, Jeremy Ebobisse.
(51-75’): Matt Bersano; Jack Skahan, Jackson Yueill, Paul Marie, Cristian Espinoza; Ousseni Bouda, Eric Remedi, Judson, Niko Tsakiris, Cade Cowell; Said Haji.
(76-100’): Matt Bersano; Will Richmond, Jan Gregus, Judson, Paul Marie; Ousseni Bouda, Siad Haji, Chofis, Niko Tsakiris, Benji Kikanovic; Cade Cowell.