MLS Preview: San Jose Earthquakes - Vancouver Whitecaps
Last season's Supporters' Shield winner hosts the Whitecaps, who haven't won away this season or against San Jose in their short MLS history.
By Zac Lee Rigg
|San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Harden, Hernandez, Bernardez, Morrow; Salinas, Cronin, Baca, Corrales; Wondolowski, Jahn.
OUT: Mehdi Ballouchy (L torn ACL), Steven Beitashour (sports hernia repair), Steven Lenhart (R knee surgery), Tommy Muller (low back spasms)
QUESTIONABLE: Mike Fucito (L foot laceration), Marvin Chavez (R MCL sprain), Alan Gordon (L foot surgery), Marcus Tracy (L ankle injury)
|Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, O'Brien, Rusin, Rochat; Reo-Coker, Koffie; Hurtado, Kobayashi, Camilo; Miller.||
OUT: Bryce Alderson (R knee pain), Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Omar Salgado (R foot pain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- In this series, neither team has lost at home. San Jose won the first three MLS meetings, and Vancouver took the last two.
- The Earthquakes' three-game unbeaten run came to a halt last week in a 2-0 loss to the Houston Dynamo. San Jose has lost three straight times to Houston.
- Ramiro Corrales became the 18th player in MLS history to reach 300 league appearances in that match against the Dynamo. The 36-year-old is the last active player left from the inaugural MLS season in 1996.
- The Whitecaps have lost both away games this year and won both home matches.
- The 'Quakes won the Supporters' Shield last year and Chris Wondolowski won the Golden Boot.
Top 3 Predictions
San Jose Earthquakes 1-1 Vancouver Whitecaps FC
- 30 %
San Jose Earthquakes 7-8 Vancouver Whitecaps FC
- 20 %
San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 Vancouver Whitecaps FC
- 20 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Sep 14, 2013||San Jose Earthquakes 0 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Aug 10, 2013||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Apr 6, 2013||San Jose Earthquakes 1 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 22, 2012||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 5, 2012||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 1|
|San Jose Earthquakes|
|Apr 13, 2014||San Jose Earthquakes 1 - Columbus Crew 1||MLS|
|Mar 29, 2014||San Jose Earthquakes 1 - New England Revolution 2||MLS|
|Mar 22, 2014||Sporting Kansas City 1 - San Jose Earthquakes 0||MLS|
|Mar 19, 2014||Toluca 1 - San Jose Earthquakes 1||CCL|
|Mar 15, 2014||San Jose Earthquakes 3 - Real Salt Lake 3||MLS|
|Vancouver Whitecaps FC|
|Apr 12, 2014||Los Angeles Galaxy 1 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0||MLS|
|Apr 5, 2014||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1 - Colorado Rapids 2||MLS|
|Apr 1, 2014||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4 - FC Edmonton 2||FRC|
|Mar 29, 2014||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - Houston Dynamo 1||MLS|
|Mar 22, 2014||New England Revolution 0 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0||MLS|
|37||Camilo Da Silva Sanvezzo||Striker|
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