FT: FC Tucson 0 – Ventura County Fusion 2 (Daly 34′, Tsonis 77′)
89′ – Ventura substitution: Jaime Hardware for Frankie Lopez
88′ – Yellow cards: Donny Toia (FCT), Chris Tsonis (VCF). Both issued for shenanigans on free kick
87′ – Roslund forced out of box to dribble ball, grappled by Tsonis.
85′ – FC Tucson substitution: Alvarez out for Wes Culver
84′ – FC Tucson appeals for yellow after hard foul. No dice.
80′ – FC Tucson substitution: Krauss out for Linenberger
77′ – Goal: Chris Tsonis (VCF); FC Tucson 0 – Ventura County Fusion 2
73′ – Another shot at FC Tucson’s ankles by Ventura. No “persistent infringement” card yet.
71′- Tucson substitution: Kyle McQuown in for Spence.
68′ – Ref calls foul against Spence outside box. Free kick tipped by Roslund.
67′ – Dom Papa breaks up Ventura attack.
66′ Spence with shot, saved.
61′ – Two Ventura players go down in box. Ref ain’t having.
59′ – Ventura substitution: Tim Pontius for McGlynn; Tucson substitution: Carlos Montes in for Marshall
57′ – Yellow card: Ivan Markovic (VCF)
56′ – Schmitt up top more often than in first half. Still not seeing a lot of width.
54′ – Ventura takes shot from half. Causes keeper panic but sails over bar.
52′ – Toia takes shot, tipped wide. Tucson wins corner.
50′ – Schmitt with a shot. Saved.
Ventura substitution: Chris Tsonis in for Bowen
Tucson substution: Phillipe Garre in for Long.
HT – FC Tucson 0 – Ventura County Fusion 1 (Daly 34′)
42′ – Toia irritates Ventura’s defense again.
40′ – Bowen with another shot. Roslund saves.
38′ – Posession see-saw tilting Ventura’s way, but Tucson just had a shot.
34′ Goal: Mickey Daly (VCF), FC Tucson 0 – Ventura County Fusion 1
33′ Bowen with a great shot, blocked by Roslund.
28′ – Schmitt dribbles to penalty area, gets knocked down after dribbling out of area. Dangerous free kick, but FCT doesn’t convert.
25′ – Sustained possession from Ventura in Tucson’s half, but unable to string anything together.
20′ – Free kick connects to a poorly guarded Toia, header goes wide.
19′ – Yellow card: Rodrigo Lopez (VCF)
16′ – Toia dribbles into box. Threatens, but no score.
15′ – Mistake at midfield give Ventura the ball. Doesn’t get a good shot out of it.
14′ – Tucson looking sharper with better posession. Ventura a bit sluggish. Heat getting to them? It’s 102.
12′ – Ventura earns corner, is unable to make it dangerous.
10′ – Alvarez cross to long, broken up by Ventura defense.
6′ – Shot for Ventura.
5′ – Krauss goes down near center circle. No strong chances for either team yet.
1′ – Kareem Smith is limping on the sidelines with a quad strain.
Ventura County Fusion line-up: Eric Shannon – Mickey Daly, Kory Kindle, Peter McGlynn, Chris Widdy – James Kiffe, Frankie Lopez, Rodrigo Lopez, Ivan Mirkovic, Gyasi Zardes – Travis Bowen
FC Tucson line-up: Brendan Roslund – Reed Schmitt, Connor Spence, Mike Krause, Dom Papa – Nick Marshall, Aaron Long, Max Alvarez, Eli Galbraith-Knapp, James Cohn – Donny Toia