Photo courtesy of Bob Frid / Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2
VANCOUVER – Goalkeepers Spencer Richey and Evan Newton each stepped up for their sides on Saturday, as Sacramento Republic FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 shared the points in a 0-0 tie at UBC Thunderbird Stadium. With both sides battling each other and the weather, Sacramento netminder Newton made key saves in the second half to secure a road point. Republic FC is now 3-3-1 (10 points) this campaign, while WFC2 has a 2-2-2 (8 points) record.
Three Things That Mattered:
USLSoccer.com Man of the Match:
Spencer Richey, Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 – The goalkeeper finished the game with five saves and one claimed cross to secure the home shutout.
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