Major League Soccer

Vancouver Whitecaps vs Houston Dynamo FC, 2022 Major League Soccer, Regular Season

· Major League Soccer
  • 88': Simon Becher
  • 90'+2': Lucas Cavallini
FT
2 - 1
  • 6': Fabrice Picault

Whitecaps score two late goals, stun Dynamo

Lucas Cavallini's goal in second-half stoppage time gave the Vancouver Whitecaps a dramatic 2-1 win over the visiting Houston Dynamo on Friday.

Match Commentary

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 3': Hand ball by Sebastián Ferreira (Houston Dynamo FC).
  • 6': Corner, Houston Dynamo FC. Conceded by Ryan Gauld.
  • 6': Goal! Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0, Houston Dynamo FC 1. Fafà Picault (Houston Dynamo FC) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sam Junqua following a corner.
  • 7': Foul by Tim Parker (Houston Dynamo FC).
  • 7': Tosaint Ricketts (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 11': Foul by Thorleifur Úlfarsson (Houston Dynamo FC).
  • 11': Leonard Owusu (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 13': Attempt saved. Ryan Gauld (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Pedro Vite.
  • 14': Foul by Pedro Vite (Vancouver Whitecaps FC).
  • 14': Sam Junqua (Houston Dynamo FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 15': Fafà Picault (Houston Dynamo FC) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 15': Foul by Ranko Veselinovic (Vancouver Whitecaps FC).
  • 15': Attempt missed. Darwin Cerén (Houston Dynamo FC) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a set piece situation.
  • 16': Corner, Houston Dynamo FC. Conceded by Javain Brown.
  • 18': Attempt blocked. Fafà Picault (Houston Dynamo FC) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Darwin Cerén.
  • 20': Attempt missed. Darwin Cerén (Houston Dynamo FC) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Thorleifur Úlfarsson.
  • 21': Attempt missed. Julian Gressel (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Ryan Raposo with a cross.
  • 24': Attempt saved. Fafà Picault (Houston Dynamo FC) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Darwin Quintero.
  • 24': Corner, Houston Dynamo FC. Conceded by Cody Cropper.
  • 27': Attempt missed. Ryan Raposo (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
  • 33': Corner, Houston Dynamo FC. Conceded by Tristan Blackmon.
  • 34': Foul by Sebastián Ferreira (Houston Dynamo FC).
  • 34': Leonard Owusu (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 36': Corner, Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Conceded by Tim Parker.
  • 38': Attempt missed. Ryan Raposo (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Russell Teibert.
  • 38': Foul by Héctor Herrera (Houston Dynamo FC).
  • 38': Leonard Owusu (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 41': Corner, Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Conceded by Zarek Valentin.
  • 42': Offside, Houston Dynamo FC. Daniel Steres tries a through ball, but Thorleifur Úlfarsson is caught offside.
  • 45': Attempt blocked. Thorleifur Úlfarsson (Houston Dynamo FC) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sebastián Ferreira.
  • 45': Corner, Houston Dynamo FC. Conceded by Tristan Blackmon.
  • 45'+2': First Half ends, Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0, Houston Dynamo FC 1.
  • 45': Second Half begins Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0, Houston Dynamo FC 1.
  • 47': Foul by Leonard Owusu (Vancouver Whitecaps FC).
  • 47': Thorleifur Úlfarsson (Houston Dynamo FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 49': Foul by Darwin Cerén (Houston Dynamo FC).
  • 49': Pedro Vite (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 53': Foul by Héctor Herrera (Houston Dynamo FC).
  • 53': Pedro Vite (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 53': Héctor Herrera (Houston Dynamo FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 54': Attempt missed. Ryan Gauld (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
  • 55': Foul by Ryan Gauld (Vancouver Whitecaps FC).
  • 55': Sam Junqua (Houston Dynamo FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 57': Substitution, Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Lucas Cavallini replaces Pedro Vite.
  • 57': Substitution, Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Michael Baldisimo replaces Leonard Owusu.
  • 59': Attempt missed. Lucas Cavallini (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Ryan Gauld.
  • 60': Attempt saved. Thorleifur Úlfarsson (Houston Dynamo FC) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Darwin Quintero.
  • 62': Offside, Houston Dynamo FC. Darwin Quintero tries a through ball, but Sebastián Ferreira is caught offside.
  • 63': Attempt saved. Julian Gressel (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ryan Gauld with a cross.
  • 63': Attempt blocked. Ryan Gauld (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Russell Teibert.
  • 66': Attempt missed. Russell Teibert (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Ryan Gauld.
  • 68': Corner, Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Conceded by Tim Parker.
  • 68': Foul by Sebastián Ferreira (Houston Dynamo FC).
  • 68': Tristan Blackmon (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 69': Substitution, Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Ali Ahmed replaces Russell Teibert.
  • 69': Substitution, Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Jake Nerwinski replaces Tristan Blackmon.
  • 72': Substitution, Houston Dynamo FC. Griffin Dorsey replaces Darwin Quintero.
  • 72': Substitution, Houston Dynamo FC. Adalberto Carrasquilla replaces Sebastián Ferreira.
  • 72': Ali Ahmed (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 72': Foul by Héctor Herrera (Houston Dynamo FC).
  • 73': Corner, Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Conceded by Griffin Dorsey.
  • 75': Attempt missed. Lucas Cavallini (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Ryan Raposo with a cross.
  • 78': Darwin Cerén (Houston Dynamo FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 78': Foul by Lucas Cavallini (Vancouver Whitecaps FC).
  • 78': Lucas Cavallini (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) is shown the yellow card.
  • 80': Attempt missed. Adalberto Carrasquilla (Houston Dynamo FC) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
  • 81': Fafà Picault (Houston Dynamo FC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 81': Foul by Ryan Gauld (Vancouver Whitecaps FC).
  • 81': Ryan Gauld (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 82': Substitution, Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Simon Becher replaces Javain Brown.
  • 83': Substitution, Houston Dynamo FC. Ethan Bartlow replaces Thorleifur Úlfarsson.
  • 83': Substitution, Houston Dynamo FC. Zeca replaces Zarek Valentin.
  • 84': Foul by Daniel Steres (Houston Dynamo FC).
  • 84': Lucas Cavallini (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 87': Daniel Steres (Houston Dynamo FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 87': Foul by Lucas Cavallini (Vancouver Whitecaps FC).
  • 88': Attempt blocked. Ali Ahmed (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Julian Gressel.
  • 88': Goal! Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1, Houston Dynamo FC 1. Simon Becher (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner.
  • 90': Ali Ahmed (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 90': Foul by Griffin Dorsey (Houston Dynamo FC).
  • 90'+1': Corner, Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Conceded by Tim Parker.
  • 90'+2': Goal! Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2, Houston Dynamo FC 1. Lucas Cavallini (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ranko Veselinovic following a corner.
  • 90'+4': Attempt saved. Héctor Herrera (Houston Dynamo FC) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Adalberto Carrasquilla with a headed pass.
  • 90'+4': Second Half ends, Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2, Houston Dynamo FC 1.
  • 0': Match ends, Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2, Houston Dynamo FC 1.

Statistics

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7 Fouls 11
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 2
5 Corner Kicks 5
3 Saves 2
45.2 POSSESSION 54.8
13 SHOTS 9
4 ON GOAL 4
0.3 On Target % 0.4
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
407 Accurate Passes 523
473 Passes 595
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.9
4 Accurate Crosses 2
29 Crosses 12
0.1 Cross % 0.2
56 Long Balls 73
31 Accurate Long Balls 53
0.6 Long Balls % 0.7
2 Blocked Shots 2
3 Effective Tackles 6
8 Tackles 9
0.4 Tackle % 0.7
6 Interceptions 5
12 Effective Clearances 30
12 Clearances 30

Game Information

Competition: Major League Soccer

Venue: BC Place
Location: Vancouver, USA
Attendance: 14,668

MLS Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Philadelphia Union 25 +26 48
2 CF Montréal 25 +2 43
3 New York City FC 24 +18 42
4 New York Red Bulls 25 +7 37
Full Standings

Line-Ups

VAN Vancouver Whitecaps (3-4-2-1)

No. Name
55 Cody Cropper (GK)
4 Ranko Veselinovic
6 Tristan Blackmon
23 Javain Brown
17 Leonard Owusu
31 Russell Teibert
27 Ryan Raposo
19 Julian Gressel
87 Tosaint Ricketts
25 Ryan Gauld Yellow Card
45 Pedro Vite

HOU Houston Dynamo FC (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
12 Steve Clark (GK)
2 Daniel Steres
5 Tim Parker
29 Samuel Junqua
4 Zarek Valentin
23 Darwin Quintero
24 Darwin Cerén
16 Héctor Herrera Yellow Card
9 Sebastián Ferreira
10 Fabrice Picault
34 Thorleifur Úlfarsson

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