Austin FC II Ties Ventura County FC


Austin FC II tied 2-2 with Ventura County FC on Friday night at Parmer Field at St. David’s Performance Center, claiming one point on the night.

ATXFC II took an early lead in the 17th minute. Rubén Bonachera made his first career assist with a perfect cross to Sébastien Pineau, who headed home the opportunity. 20 minutes later, Pineau scored again to put Austin ahead 2-0.

The visitors eventually pulled a goal back in the 55th minute with a goal from Aaron Bibout. Late in the match, Ventura County found an equalizer through Erik Hernandez, and VCFC won the ensuing penalty shootout as well to earn the extra point on offer.

Goal-Scoring Summary

ATX (0-1) – Sébastien Pineau (assisted by Rubén Bonachera) 17’

ATX (0-2) – Sébastien Pineau (unassisted) 37’

LA (1-2) – Aaron Bibout (assisted by Axel Essengue) 55’

LA (2-2) – Erik Hernandez (unassisted) 90+1’

Match Information

Venue: Parmer Field at St. David’s Performance Center (Austin, TX)

Weather: Clear, 76 degrees

Referee: Elijio Arreguin

Assistant Referee: Jason Guillen

Assistant Referee: Joseph Jeffers

Fourth Official: William Hale

Next Match

Austin FC II will play the third away match and sixth match overall of the 2024 MLS NEXT Pro regular season against Colorado Rapids 2 on Friday, May 3 at 9:00 p.m. CT/8:00 p.m. MT at University of Denver Soccer Stadiumk. The match will be available to watch on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV.