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Whitecaps FC defeat Houston Dynamo 2-1 in second match of preseason

TUCSON, AZ - It was another fine performance for Whitecaps FC in sunny Arizona on Saturday as they defeated Houston Dynamo 2-1 to win their second straight match to start preseason. Darren Mattocks netted his fourth goal in the first two matches, while Corey Hertzog pounced on an opportunity to score the winner in the second half.

Full report and highlights to come ...

Scoring Summary
30' - HOU - Bobby Boswell (Giles Barnes)
32'  - VAN - Darren Mattocks (Camilo, Erik Hurtado)
64' - VAN - Corey Hertzog

Halftime Statistics                     HOU     VAN

Shots                                          5          10

Saves                                         2          3

Fouls                                          2          7

Corners                                      0          0

Offside                                        1          2

Vancouver Whitecaps FC
18.Brad Knighton (1.Joe Cannon 45'); 8.Matt Watson (32.Greg Klazura 45'), 40.Andy O'Brien (19.Carlyle Mitchell 45', 6.Jay DeMerit (2.Brad Rusin 45'), 12.Young-Pyo Lee (3.Jordan Harvey 45'); 16.Erik Hurtado (25.Jaime Peters 45), 27.Jun Marques Davidson (28.Gershon Koffie 45'), 4.Alain Rochat (31.Russell Teibert 45'), 23.Kekuta Manneh (22.Paulo Jr 45', 41.Evan James 77'); 7.Camilo Sanvezzo (14.Daigo Kobayashi 45'), 11.Darren Mattocks (34.Caleb Clarke 39', 26.Corey Hertzog 45')

Houston Dynamo
1.Tally Hall; 8.Kofi Sarkodie, 32.Bobby Boswell, 4.Jermaine Taylor, 45.Jimmy Nealis; 23.Giles Barnes, 16.Adam Moffat, 10.Je-Vaughn Watson; 39.Franck Songo'o, 15.Cam Weaver, 36.Calum Elliot

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