D team vs. Club America

Development group wrap-up Mexico trip against Club America

MEXICO CITY, MX – The Whitecaps FC development group wrapped up their trip to Mexico with a match versus the U-20 side of Liga MX powerhouse Club America on Friday, falling 2-1 in a tight contest.

The home team opened the scoring through a penalty kick on 24 minutes when the ‘Caps were called for a handball in the box.

The remainder of the half the Canadian side came on strong. After a free kick in the 26th minute, striker Theo Bair hit a low drive that was saved by the goalkeeper. Just before halftime, Bair was sent in alone by Chance Carter and tucked it in to level the match at 1-1. Moments later, midfielder Simon Colyn hit the post to narrowly miss out on taking a lead into halftime.

Fewer chances came for either side in the second half, but Club America found a goal 10 minutes in to the second frame to take the 2-1 result.

Sean Melvin; T-boy Fayia (Jalen Watson 75’), Ali Zohar, Patrick Metcalfe, Christopher Lee (Keenan Foley 75’); Chance Carter (Vasco Fry HT), Michael Baldisimo (Chance Carter 83’), Simon Colyn (Keisean Brooks 65’); Georges Mukumbilwa (Damiano Pecile HT), Theo Bair (Jefferson Alade 70’), José Hernandez (Georges Mukumbilwa 75’)