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April 6, 2013 10:37 PM EDT
Buck Shaw Stadium — Santa Clara, California
Referee:‬ F. Bazakos‎
Attendance:‬ 10525‎
 

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

Shea Salinas - San Jose Earthquakes; Kenny Miller - Vancouver Whitecaps
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San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Harden, Hernandez, Bernardez, Morrow; Salinas, Cronin, Baca, Corrales; Wondolowski, Jahn.

Injury Report:

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.

Injury Report:

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.


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Available Squads
18Jon BuschGoalkeeper
2Ty HardenDefender
33Dan GarganDefender
-Ramiro CorralesDefender
2Justin MorrowDefender
5V. BernárdezDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
6Shea SalinasMidfielder
8Chris WondolowskiStriker
24Alan GordonStriker
1David BinghamGoalkeeper
5Brad RingMidfielder
6Abdul TommyMidfielder
7Cordell CatoStriker
11Michael FucitoMidfielder
14Adam JahnStriker
16Steven LenhartStriker
-Joe CannonGoalkeeper
-Brad RusinDefender
4Alain RochatDefender
12Young-Pyo LeeDefender
40Andy O'BrienDefender
20Nigel Reo-CokerMidfielder
16Daigo KobayashiMidfielder
-Jun DavidsonMidfielder
31Russell TeibertMidfielder
19Erik HurtadoStriker
-Corey HertzogStriker
18Brad KnightonGoalkeeper
2Jordan HarveyDefender
29Matthew WatsonMidfielder
28Gershon KoffieMidfielder
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
11Darren MattocksStriker
-Tom HeinemannStriker
Results
 
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Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
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6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
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5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
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4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
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Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
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