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Tacoma Defiance Falls 3-2 to Ventura County FC Friday Night at William Rolland Stadium

June 1, 2024 - MLS NEXT Pro (MLS NEXT Pro)
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THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF. - Tacoma Defiance (5-5-1, 17 points) lost 3-2 to Ventura County FC (6-3-2, 22 points) Friday night at William Rolland Stadium. A brace by Tacoma captain Faysal Bettache was not enough to overcome three goals by Ventura County as Defiance dropped the road contest. Hervé Diese's side now returns home to host St. Louis CITY 2 on Thursday, June 6 at Starfire Stadium (7:00 p.m. PT /


Tacoma Defiance 2 - Ventura County FC 3

Friday, May 31, 2024

Venue: William Rolland Stadium

Referee: Iryna Petrunok

Assistants: Melissa Gonzalez, Bruno Rizo

Fourth official: Trevor Wiseman

Weather: 61 degrees and mostly cloudy


VCFC - Gino Vivi (Aaron Bibout) 4'

TAC - Faysal Bettache 18'

VCFC - Isaiah Parente 45'

TAC - Faysal Bettache 69'

VCFC - Ruben Ramos Jr. (Aaron Bibout) 71'


TAC - Faysal Bettache (caution) 19'

VCFC - Sean Karani (caution) 62'

VCFC - Brady Scott (caution) 80'

VCFC - Harbor Miller (caution) 90+5'


Tacoma Defiance - Jacob Castro; Antino Lopez, Stuart Hawkins, Brian Aguilar, Kalani Kossa-Rienzi (Blake Bowen 71'); Snyder Brunell, Frank Daroma; Georgi Minoungou, Faysal Bettache - captain, Travian Sousa; Osaze De Rosario (Yu Tsukanome 67')

Substitutes not used: Lars Helleren, Chris Aquino, Owen O'Malley, Burke Fahling, Elias Katsaros

Total shots: 18

Shots on goal: 9

Fouls: 18

Offside: 2

Corner-kicks: 8

Saves: 4

Ventura County FC - Brady Scott; Harbor Miller (Marcus Ferkranus 90+4'), Carson Klein, Ascel Essengue, Riley Dalgado; Gabriel Arnold, Isaiah Parente; Sean Karani (Sergio Villalpando 70'), Ruben Ramos Jr. (Javier Corona Garcia 90+4'), Gino Vivi (Erik Hernandez 86'); Aaron Bibout

Substitutes not used: Lucca Adams, Nicolas Schelotto, Max Middleby, Christian Tchouante, David Díaz

Total shots: 15

Shots on goal: 7

Fouls: 6

Offside: 1

Corner-kicks: 5

Saves: 7


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