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USL Preview: San Antonio FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2

By Staff, 07/15/16, 9:10AM EDT


San Antonio looks to continue run of form, as WFC2 aims to bounce back

Photo courtesy Darren Abate / San Antonio FC

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio FC will try to build on a strong recent run of form when it welcomes a Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 side that is looking to bounce back from defeat in the first game of its trip to Texas this week. Kickoff at Toyota Field is set for 7:30 p.m. CT.


San Antonio FC news and notes

  • Current record: 5-5-6, 21pts
  • San Antonio extended its undefeated streak to five games last Saturday night after a 0-0 draw with OKC Energy FC at Toyota Field.
  • SAFC has gone 3-0-2 during its current run of form, which has moved the side within a point of the Western Conference playoff positions.
  • Goalkeeper Josh Ford will serve the first of a three-game suspension on Saturday after being sent off against Energy FC.
  • SAFC has outscored its opponents 8-6 in the first half, and 11-10 in the second half of its games this season.

Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 news and notes

  • Current record: 9-3-5, 32 points
  • WFC2 had its four-game undefeated streak brought to an end on Wednesday night as it fell 4-0 to Rio Grande Valley FC.
  • The loss was Vancouver’s third of the season, but the side remains three points clear at the top of the Western Conference entering this weekend’s contests.
  • Kyle Greig leads the team with 10 goals, but has been held scoreless in his past four games.
  • Five different players have recorded multiple assists this season for WFC2, led by Fatawu Safiu’s three.

2016 Team leaders

  • Goals: San Antonio – Jason Johnson, 3; Vancouver – Kyle Greig, 10
  • Assists: San Antonio – Carlos Alvarez, 4; Vancouver – Fatawu Safiu, 3

Series notes

  • This is the first meeting between the teams.


  • REF: Ramy Touchan
  • AR1: Tony Obas
  • AR2: Joel McKell
  • 4TH: Shane McCullough

Game hashtag:

  • #SAvVAN

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