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June 29, 2013 10:30 PM EDT
Stanford Stadium — Stanford, California
Referee:‬ A. Villarreal‎
Attendance:‬ 50028‎
67′ Alan Gordon
90+2′ Shea Salinas
90+3′ Alan Gordon

MLS Preview: San Jose Earthquakes - LA Galaxy

The California Clasico resumes with the Galaxy traveling north to Stanford Stadium, which expects a hefty crowd.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Omar Gonzalez, LA Galaxy, MLS
Victor Decolongon
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Beitashour, Attakora, Hernandez, Morrow; Salinas, Baca, Cronin, Chavez; Gordon, Wondolowski.


OUT: Mike Fucito (R ankle sprain), Ty Harden (osteitis pubis)

QUESTIONABLE: Steven Beitashour (R quad contusion), Steven Lenhart (R knee inflammation)
LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Cudicini; Franklin, DeLaGarza, Gonzalez, Dunivant; Donovan, Juninho, Sarvas, Rogers; Zardes, Keane.

Injury Report:

OUT: Brian Perk (concussion)

QUESTIONABLE: Leonardo (L ankle sprain), Jack McBean (Fractured left clavicle), Michael Stephens (R Ankle Sprain)
  • The 'Quakes are riding a seven-game regular season unbeaten streak against the Galaxy dating back to August 2008.
  • When these teams met in the playoffs last year, however, the Galaxy advanced, 3-2, on their way to the MLS Cup.
  • In coach Mark Watson's second game in charge, San Jose lost to bottom-of-the-league D.C. United, 1-0. The Earthquakes are now eighth in the Western Conference with 18 points from 17 games.
  • Los Angeles halted a three-game losing skid by beating neighbor Chivas USA last week. Gyasi Zardes scored his second career goal in the 1-0 win.
  • The Galaxy are fourth in the West with 24 points from 16 games.

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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 20, 2013 Los Angeles Galaxy 0 - San Jose Earthquakes 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 31, 2013 Los Angeles Galaxy 3 - San Jose Earthquakes 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 29, 2013 San Jose Earthquakes 3 - Los Angeles Galaxy 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Nov 7, 2012 San Jose Earthquakes 1 - Los Angeles Galaxy 3
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Nov 4, 2012 Los Angeles Galaxy 0 - San Jose Earthquakes 1
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Last Five Matches
Team News
Available Squads
18Jon BuschGoalkeeper
2Justin MorrowDefender
21Jason HernandezDefender
5V. BernárdezDefender
33Steven BeitashourDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
81Marvin ChávezMidfielder
6Shea SalinasMidfielder
8Chris WondolowskiStriker
16Steven LenhartStriker
1David BinghamGoalkeeper
33Dan GarganDefender
-Ramiro CorralesDefender
14Mehdi BallouchyMidfielder
-W. MartínezStriker
14Adam JahnStriker
24Alan GordonStriker
23Carlo CudiciniGoalkeeper
2Todd DunivantDefender
4Omar GonzalezDefender
5Sean FranklinDefender
20A.J. DeLaGarzaDefender
8Marcelo Sarvas Striker
14Robbie RogersMidfielder
7Robbie KeaneStriker
10Landon DonovanStriker
11Gyasi ZardesStriker
1Brian PerkGoalkeeper
21Tommy MeyerDefender
23Colin ClarkMidfielder
25Pablo MastroeniMidfielder
12Hector JimenezMidfielder
-Michael StephensMidfielder
32Jack McBeanStriker
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
Chivas USA
5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Columbus Crew
4 2
Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
3 2