Thomas Sanner - header vs. San Antonio FC - 2017

WFC2 end road trip with 1-0 loss at San Antonio FC

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Whitecaps FC 2 fell to San Antonio FC 1-0 in an inspired effort at Toyota Field on Wednesday evening.

The result wraps up the young ‘Caps longest road trip of the season, as they now look forward to going back home to McLeod Athletic Park when the team hosts LA Galaxy II for Star Wars Day. Visit for tickets.

SAFC opened the scoring in the 14th minute and didn’t look back. Kris Tyrpak took a Greg Cochrane cross and made no mistake putting his header just over the outstretched hand of ‘Caps goalkeeper Sean Melvin.

WFC2’s best chance came in the 70th minute when Terran Campbell found Gloire Amanda alone inside the box, but the teenager’s strike just missed the bottom left corner.

David Norman Jr. also had a couple looks from distance in the ‘Caps comeback effort but Vancouver would fall short despite a gritty second half attack.

With the result, the ‘Caps drop to 4W-13L-7D, while SAFC improve to 12W-2L-9D.


Referee: Tyler Mitcham
Attendance: 6,037

Scoring Summary
14’ – SA – Kris Tyrpak (Greg Cochrane)

Possession: SA 53.1% – VAN 46.9%
Shots: SA 21 – VAN 12
Shots on Goal: SA 5 – VAN 1
Saves: SA 1 – VAN 4
Fouls: SA 6 – VAN 8
Offsides: SA 2 – VAN 6
Corners: SA 5 – VAN 3


San Antonio FC
24.Diego Restrepo; 13.Ben Newnam, 4.Cyprian Hedrick, 3.Sebastien Ibeagha ©, 20.Greg Cochrane; 26.Maxi Rodriguez, 25.Ryan Roushandel; 19.Kris Tyrpak (27.Connor Presley 70’), 23.Devin Vega (Victor Araújo 84’) , 7.Billy Forbes; 91.Omar Gordon (12.Mike Seth 77’)

Substitutes not used
1.Lee Johnston, 15.Stephen McCarthy, 17.Shawn Chin, 21.Mark O’Ojong

Whitecaps FC 2
40.Sean Melvin; 55.Chris Serban, 14.Cole Seiler, 33.Francis de Vries ©, 62.Deklan Wynne; 58.Will Seymore (65.Matthew Baldisimo HT); 64.Thomas Gardner (63.Kadin Chung HT), 32.Marco Bustos, 42.David Norman Jr.; 54.Gloire Amanda, 57.Thomas Sanner (61.Terran Campbell 63‘)

Substitutes not used
53.Mark Village, 41.Dominick Zator, 48.Patrick Metcalfe, 66.Michael Baldisimo