Vancouver Whitecaps vs. San Jose Earthquakes – Football Match Report – May 14, 2022
Erik Godoy scored on a corner kick in second-half stoppage time to give host Vancouver Whitecaps a 3-3 tie with the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday.
Lucas Cavallini and Ryan Raposo also scored for the Whitecaps (2-6-2, 8 points). Cavallini had a chance to give Vancouver a win in the final second, but his header went off the left post.
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After a scoreless first half, both teams picked up the pace.
Cavallini opened the scoring in the 52nd minute, after a back-and-forth with Raposo just outside the top of the penalty area. Cavallini’s low shot from 16 yards sneaked just inside the right post.
Cavallini nearly doubled the lead 10 minutes later on a three-on-two break, but San Jose keeper JT Marcinkowski charged up his line to stifle the shot from 15 yards out.
Earthquakes descended directly to the ground to bind it. Monteiro stepped between the defenders at the top of the penalty area and directed a cross from the right wing to the other side of the net.
Ebobisse scored his first in the 73rd minute, redirecting Cade Cowell’s pass into the net on the other side.
The Whitecaps equalized two minutes later as Raposo picked up a pass from Deiber Caicedo and fired a shot from the top right of the penalty area just inside the right post.
Ebobisse gave the Earthquakes a 3-2 lead in the 81st minute with a header from the top of the penalty area off a Cristian Espinoza cross.
Cavallini had two more quality chances in the second half, but Marcinkowski saved both. He made four saves.
Vancouver goalkeeper Cody Cropper, making only his second MLS start since 2019, made three saves, all in the first half. Cropper replaced the injured Thomas Hasal.