HERRIMAN, Utah – Earthquakes II defeated Real Monarchs 1-0 on Friday evening at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman, Utah. The victory sees Quakes II earn their second consecutive win and their third shutout of the season. Quakes II opened the scoring in the 49th minute through Max Arfsten and held onto the lead for the remainder of the game.
Earthquakes II will now return to San Jose before traveling to Canada to face Whitecaps FC 2 on Friday, June 24. Kickoff from Swangard Stadium is scheduled for 7 p.m. PT and the match will be broadcast live on MLSNEXTPro.com.
2022 MLS NEXT Pro Season
Real Monarchs 0 – 1 Earthquakes II
Friday, June 17, 2022 – Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman, Utah
SJ (1-0) – Max Arfsten (Omar Lemus) 49’
SLC – Christian Nydegger (caution) 5’
SLC – Pierre Reedy (caution) 16’
SLC – Bode Hidalgo (caution) 23’
SLC – Golden Mafwenta (caution) 47’
SJ – Cruz Medina (caution) 52’
SLC – Bobby Pierre (caution) 76’
Gavin Beavers; Pierre Reedy (Abdu Kayondo 43), Bobby Pierre (Jude Wellings 84), Jaziel Orozco, Bode Hidalgo; Christian Nydegger, Golden Mafwenta (Abokye Bikyeombe 73), Terron Williams (Jack Imperato 73), Leo Torres (Tyrone Mondi 60), Christopher Garcia (Alex Rodriguez Escobar 73); Axel Kei.
Substitutes not used: Izahi Amparo, Julio Benitez, William Mackay.
SHOTS: 11; SHOTS ON GOAL: 3; FOULS: 18; CORNER KICKS: 2; SAVES: 2
EARTHQUAKES II: Matt Bersano; Casey Walls, Tristan Viviani, Israel Carillo, Omar Lemus; Ethan Kohler (Cruz Medina 46), Will Richmond (Diogo Otoya 67), Jerry Ayon, Eduardo Blancas (Joaquin Eisenberg 46), Max Arfsten (Erick Reyes 67); Rudi Castro (Diogo Baptista 67).
Substitutes not used: Eric De La Cerda, Drew Murray, Emi Ochoa.
SHOTS: 8; SHOTS ON GOAL: 3; FOULS: 14; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 2