Match info - Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. FC Edmonton
Budweiser Man of the Match: Russell Teibert
Referee: Geoff Gamble
Attendance: 14, 892
58' - VAN - Corey Hertzog (Russell Teibert)
67' - FCE - Shaun Saiko (own goal)
Shots: Vancouver - Edmonton
Shots on Goal: Vancouver - Edmonton
Saves: Vancouver - Edmonton
Fouls: Vancouver - Edmonton
Offsides: Vancouver - Edmonton
Corners: Vancouver - Edmonton
51' - FCE - Adrian Leroy
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
18.Brad Knighton; 32.Greg Klazura, 40.Andy O'Brien ©, 16.Johnny Leveron, 2.Jordan Harvey; 28.Gershon Koffie, 27.Jun Marques Davidson, 7.Camilo Sanvezzo (23.Kekuta Manneh 61'), 31.Russell Teibert; 29.Tom Heinemann (19.Erik Hurtado 74'), 11.Darren Mattocks (26.Corey Hertzog 45')
39.Simon Thomas, 4.Alain Rochat, 13.Nigel Reo-Coker, 14.Daigo Kobayashi
1. Lance Parker; 3. Eddie Edward, Mallan Roberts, 20. Adrain Leroy, 24. Antonio Rago; 7. Chris Nurse, 4. Neil Hlavaty, 18. Robert Garrett, 22. Michael Nonni (16. Daryl Fordyce 45'), 21. Massimo Mirabelli (10. Shaun Saiko 59'); 9. Michael Cox (6. Sadi Jalali 71')
23. John Smits, 11. Elvir Gigolaj, 26. Edem Mortotsi
VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC VS. FC EDMONTON
BC PLACE, Vancouver, BC
May 1, 2013 - Amway Canadian Championship semifinal second leg
7 p.m. PT (TV: Sportsnet One - Radio: TEAM 1410)
Vancouver Whitecaps FC (MLS RS 2W-3L-3D - ACC 1-0-0) take on North American Soccer League (NASL) outfit FC Edmonton (NASL RS 1W-2L-1D - ACC 0-1-0) in the second leg of their Amway Canadian Championship (ACC) semifinal tonight at BC Place. Vancouver hold a 3-2 lead from the first leg as they look to progress to the final. Following the conclusion of the ACC semifinal second leg against FC Edmonton, Whitecaps FC will head to Utah to take on MLS Western Conference rivals Real Salt Lake. Kickoff for Saturday’s match at Rio Tinto Stadium is 6 p.m. PT.
REFEREE: Geoff Gamble. AR1 (bench): Kevin Duliba; AR2 (opposite): Marco Arruda; 4th: Paul Ward
MLS Career: 19 games; FC/gm: 23.4; Y/gm: 3.4; R: 2; pens: 9
DISABLED LIST: none
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none
ALL-TIME (2 meetings): FC Edmonton 0 wins, 3 goals … Whitecaps FC 3 win, 8 goals … Ties 0
AT VANCOUVER (1 meeting): FC Edmonton 0 wins, 1 goal … Whitecaps FC 1 wins, 3 goals … Ties 0
RETURN MATCHES: TBC
LAST YEAR (ACC):
4/09: EDM 0, VAN 2 (Hassli 18, Harris 41)
4/16: VAN 3, EDM 1 (Le Toux 75, 88. 90+3; Pinto 54)
- Tonight is the second leg of the Amway Canadian Championship semifinals. VWFC won the first leg 3-2 last Wednesday, April 24, at Commonwealth Stadium.
- In five ACC matches, FC Edmonton has never won and only scored three goals while allowing 12 against.
- Coaches record: Colin Miller vs. VAN: P1 W0 L1 D0 … Martin Rennie vs. EDM: P7 W6 L0 D1
FC Edmonton started the 2013 season with three consecutive road matches which included a 1-1 draw against Fort Lauderdale Strikers, 2-1 loss at Carolina RailHawks, 2-0 defeat at Minnesota United FC before earing their first victory of the season last Sunday in a 1-0 home win against San Antonio Scorpions. Edmonton are currently in fifth place in the seven team North American Soccer League.
- FC Edmonton claimed their first win of the 2013 NASL Spring season, edging the San Antonio Scorpions 1-0 in the team's opening home game of the campaign on the back of a three-game road trip.
- Shaun Saiko's penalty in the dying seconds of the first half proved decisive in earning the Eddies three points, keeping them in touch with the leading pack.
- FC Edmonton head coach Colin Miller made one change to the team that lost 2-1 to Carolina RailHawks at WakeMed Soccer Park - Robert Garrett replaced Edem Mortotsi
- FC Edmonton (4-4-2): GK Parker; D Laing, D Mitchell, D Edward, D Roberts; M Garrett (Nonni 78'), M Nurse, M Hlavaty, M Saiko (Jalali 85'); F Cox (Mirabell '60), F Fordyce