U-19s vs. Crew playoffs 2018

Academy Playoffs: U-19s win second straight as they near spot in quarterfinals

OCEANSIDE, CA – Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-19 Residency won their second straight match at the Academy Playoffs on Wednesday, downing Crew SC Academy Wolves 3-1.

Theo BairJefferson Alade, and Nicholas Fussell all scored for a second straight match. Bair's goal was his fourth in the two matches played so far.

With the result, the U-19 'Caps are now in a prime position to advance to the quarterfinals. New England Revolution won the other Group D match of the day, coming back to defeat Pateadores 5-4. That leaves both Pateadores and Crew SC eliminated, with New England needing to overturn a nine-goal differential (with head-to-head as the next tiebreaker) in order to overcome the 'Caps.

GROUP D

Team

Pts

W

L

D

GF

GA

GD

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

6

2

0

0

8

2

+6

New England Revolution

3

1

0

1

6

9

-3

Pateadores

1

0

1

1

7

8

-1

Crew SC Academy Wolves

1

0

1

1

4

6

-2

The U-17s are back in action on Thursday when they take on Orlando City SC at 4 p.m. PT. The U-19s wrap-up group action on Friday versus Pateadores at 4:15 p.m. PT.

BOX SCORE

U-19 lineup vs. Crew SC Academy Wolves
23.Thomas Hasal; 2.Jake Ruby (17.Gurman Sangha 66'), 6.Keenan Foley, 4.Jonas Hakkinen, 3.Nikolas Papakriakopoulos; 18.Andres Charles-Barrera, 21.Michael Baldisimo (11.Jose Hernandez 23'), 12.Nicholas Fussell (8.Anthony Caceres 66'); 7.Georges Mukumbilwa (29.Simon Stacey 80'), 9.Jefferson Alade, 14.Theo Bair (45.Simon Colyn 80')
 
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