Vancouver Whitecaps clutches a 2-1 win against Seattle Sounders. HIGHLIGHTS

VANCOUVER. Vancouver Whitecaps overcame Seattle Sounders to win 2-1. A goal from W. Bruin was decisive in the 89min.

Vancouver Whitecaps clutches a 2-1 win against Seattle Sounders. HIGHLIGHTS

VANCOUVER. Vancouver Whitecaps prevailed over Seattle Sounders to win 2-1. A goal from W. Bruin was decisive in the 89min. It was Vancouver Whitecaps to strike first with a goal of P. Vite at the 29′. Then J. Gressel scored again for Vancouver Whitecaps in the 37′ minute. Eventually, W. Bruin reduced the distance for Seattle Sounders (89′). Eventually, that was it, and the result remained 2-1. Seattle Sounders was surely better in terms of ball possession (66%).​

The match was played at the BC Place Stadium stadium in Vancouver on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Ramy Touchan with the support of Stefan Tanaka-Freundt and Felisha Mariscal. The 4th official was Alain Ruch. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.2 degrees Celsius or 57.56 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 82%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 34 Ball Possession 66
Shots
  • 11 Total 16
  • 5 On Target 3
  • 6 Off Target 13
  • 1 Shots blocked 3
  • 82 Attack 129
  • 33 Dangerous attack 65
  • 77 Ball safe​ 73
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 9
  • 2 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 11 Total 11
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 7

Ball possession

Seattle Sounders was in firm control of the ball 66% while Vancouver Whitecaps was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Seattle Sounders was more pushing with 65 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 3 were on target. Notwithstanding, Vancouver Whitecaps was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Vancouver Whitecaps shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Seattle Sounders shot 16 times, 3 on target, 13 off target.

Cards

Vancouver Whitecaps received 1 yellow card (J. Gressel). On the other side, Seattle Sounders received 2 yellow cards (A. Roldan and N. Lodeiro).

Match Timeline

25'
A. Roldan- Yellow
P. Vite(goal)
29'
L. Owusu- sub ->A. Cubas
33'
J. Gressel(goal)
37'
46'
F. Montero- sub ->D. Leyva
71'
W. Bruin- sub ->J. Atencio
71'
K. Rowe- sub ->A. Roldan
71'
J. Medranda- sub ->N. Tolo
A. Schopf- sub ->R. Gauld
75'
M. Godinho- sub ->L. Martins
75'
81'
N. Lodeiro- Yellow
81'
L. Alves Chu Franco- sub ->J. Morris
J. Gressel- Yellow
82'
C. Dajome- sub ->P. Vite
84'
T. Ricketts- sub ->B. White
84'
89'
W. Bruin(goal)

Standings

After this encounter, Vancouver Whitecaps will have 40 points to remain in the 9th place. On the other side, Seattle Sounders will stay with 39 points like Colorado Rapids to hold in the 10th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Vancouver Whitecaps will play away with Minnesota United on the 9th of October with a 4-3 head to head in favor of Minnesota United (3 draws).

Seattle Sounders will host SJ Earthquakes on the 9th of October with a 15-12 head to head statistic in favor of Seattle Sounders (9 draws).

Vancouver Whitecaps – Formation

Vancouver Whitecaps
G
T. Hasal 1.Canada
6.4
D
R. Veselinović 4.Serbia
7.4
D
J. Nerwinski 28.USA
7.3
D
T. Blackmon 6.USA
6.8
M
L. Ramos Martins 14.Portugal
7.1
75'
M
J. Gressel 19.Germany
7.8
82' Goals37'
M
R. Teibert 31.Canada
6.4
M
A. Cubas 20.Argentina
6.8
33'
F
R. Gauld 25.Scotland
8.1
75'
F
B. White 24.USA
7.0
84'
F
P. Vite Uca 45.Ecuador
7.2
84' Goals29'
Substitutes
G
C. Cropper 55.USA
D
F. Jungwirth 26.Germany
D
M. Godinho 2.Canada
6.3
75'
D
J. Brown 23.Jamaica
M
L. Owusu 17.Ghana
6.5
33'
M
A. Schöpf 18.Austria
6.3
75'
M
R. Raposo 27.Canada
F
C. Dájome 11.Colombia
84'
F
T. Ricketts 87.Canada
84'

Vancouver Whitecaps started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Vanni Sartini decided to play with the following team: Thomas Hasal (6.4), Jakob Nerwiński (7.3), Ranko Veselinović (7.4), Tristan Blackmon (6.8), Julian Gressel (7.8), Andrés Cubas (6.8), Russell Teibert (6.4), Luís Martins (7.1), Ryan Gauld (8.1), Brian White (7.0) and Pedro Vite (7.2).

The home team had on the bench: Ryan Raposo, Florian Jungwirth, Cody Cropper, Cristián Dájome, Marcus Godinho (6.3), Leonard Owusu (6.5), Tosaint Ricketts, Javain Brown and Alessandro Schöpf (6.3).

Vancouver Whitecaps could not rely on the presence of L. Owusu (injured) and A. Schopf (injured).

Substitutions

Vancouver Whitecaps made 5 changes: A. Cubas for L. Owusu (33′), R. Gauld for A. Schopf (75′), L. Martins for M. Godinho (75′), P. Vite for C. Dajome (84′) and B. White for T. Ricketts (84′).

Best player: Ryan Gauld​

The most impressive player for Vancouver Whitecaps was Ryan Gauld even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.1) with 22 passes (72% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 11. He performed 2 crosses.

Seattle Sounders – Formation

Seattle Sounders
G
S. Frei 24.USA
6.6
D
Y. Gómez Andrade 28.Colombia
7.1
D
7.1
D
N. Tolo 5.Cameroon
6.4
71'
D
A. Roldan 16.USA
6.7
71' 25'
M
M. Lodeiro Benítez 10.Uruguay
6.9
81'
M
A. Rusnák 11.Slovakia
7.1
M
J. Atencio 84.USA
6.7
71'
M
D. Leyva 75.USA
6.9
46'
M
J. Morris 13.USA
6.5
81'
F
6.2
Substitutes
G
S. Cleveland 30.USA
D
J. Ragen 25.USA
D
J. Medranda 94.Colombia
6.7
71'
M
E. Dobbelaere 45.USA
M
K. Rowe 22.USA
6.4
71'
M
D. Teves 99.USA
M
L. Alves 23.Brazil
6.5
81'
F
F. Montero 12.Colombia
7.3
46'
F
W. Bruin 17.USA
7.3
71' Goals89'

Seattle Sounders started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Brian Schmetzer played with: Stefan Frei (6.6), Alex Roldán (6.7), Yeimar Gómez Andrade (7.1), Xavier Arreaga (7.1), Nouhou Tolo (6.4), Danny Leyva (6.9), Josh Atencio (6.7), Jordan Morris (6.5), Nicolás Lodeiro (6.9), Albert Rusnák (7.1) and Raúl Ruidíaz (6.2).

They had on the bench: Jackson Ragen, Stefan Cleveland, Jimmy Medranda (6.7), Ethan Dobbelaere, Fredy Montero (7.3), Kelyn Rowe (6.4), Dylan Teves, Léo Chú (6.5) and Will Bruin (7.3).

Substitutions

Seattle Sounders made 5 changes: D. Leyva for F. Montero (46′), J. Atencio for W. Bruin (71′), A. Roldan for K. Rowe (71′), N. Tolo for J. Medranda (71′) and J. Morris for L. Alves Chu Franco (81′).

Best player: Fredy Montero​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Seattle Sounders was Fredy Montero.

His rating is (7.3) with 14 passes (78% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 4. He performed 2 crosses.

His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 46′.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.​