Columbus Crew - Vancouver Whitecaps - in preseason action
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MLS Preseason 2020: Columbus Crew, Vancouver Whitecaps play to 1-1 draw

The Columbus Crew and Vancouver Whitecaps played to a 1-1 draw in a Tuesday afternoon friendly, with the Whitecaps earning a share of the spoils on their preseason debut.

Both teams put out close to first-choice XIs, with the respective big-money signings, Vancouver's Lucas Cavallini and Columbus' Lucas Zelarayan squaring off from the get-go.

It was a more familiar face who opened the scoring, though, as the Crew's Pedro Santos netted in the 40th minute with a first-time effort from inside the area.

Vancouver responded early in the second half with a well-taken diving header from No. 4 overall SuperDraft pick Ryan Raposo.

Goals

  • 40' — CLB — Pedro Santos
  • 51' — VAN — Ryan Raposo

Lineups

Vancouver starting XI: Maxime Crepeau; Cole Dasilva^, Amer Didic^, Derek Cornelius, Ali Adnan; In-beom Hwang, Andy Rose, Russell Teibert; Theo Bair, Lucas Cavallini, Yordy Reyna

Vancouver second-half XI: Thomas Hasal; Jake Nerwinski, Amer Didic^, Derek Cornelius, Cristian Gutierrez; Patrick Metcalfe, Aboubacar Sissoko^, Russell Teibert; Theo Bair, Tosaint Ricketts, Ryan Raposo

Columbus starting XI: Eloy Room; Harrison Afful, Jonathan Mensah, Vito Wormgoor, Milton Valenzuela; Darlington Nagbe, Artur; Youness Mokhtar, Lucas Zelarayan, Pedro Santos; Jordan Hamilton

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