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July 13, 2013 10:30 PM EDT
Buck Shaw Stadium — Santa Clara, California
Referee:‬ S. Stoica‎
Attendance:‬ 10525‎
 
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MLS Preview: San Jose Earthquakes - Seattle Sounders FC

Two of the bottom three teams in the West meet up, eager to scramble toward the playoff berths.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Lamar Neagle, Seattle Sounders FC, MLS
Otto Greule Jr
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
San Jose Earthquakes (4-3-3): Busch; Beitashour, Bernardez, Hernandez, Gargan; Salinas, Cronin, Baca, Ballouchy; Jahn, Gordon.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Nana Attakora (concussion related symptoms), Mike Fucito (R ankle fracture), Ty Harden (R hip surgery), Steven Lenhart (head contusion/laceration), Tommy Muller (Lower back spasms)
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Scott, Traore, Hurtado, Gonzalez; Rosales, Carrasco, Joseph, Evans; Martins, Johnson.

Injury Report:

OUT: Josh Ford (R patella fracture), Steve Zakuani (athletic pubalgia)

QUESTIONABLE: Osvaldo Alonso (L quad strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These teams have already exchanged defeats this season. Each won at home.
  • The Sounders won 4-0 on the strength of a Lamar Neagle double, snapping a four-game 'Quakes winning run in this matchup.
  • More recently, Seattle failed to score on the road for the third time in a row, losing 2-0 to the Vancouver Whitecaps. Previously, Vancouver had never beaten Seattle or Cascadia rival Portland Timbers in MLS. The Sounders are seventh in the Western Conference.
  • San Jose lost both games on an East coast road swing, going down to the Chicago Fire and New England Revolution. The 'Quakes are one spot behind Seattle but have played four more games.
  • Jon Busch leads the league in saves this season, with 72.


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Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
18Jon BuschGoalkeeper
2Justin MorrowDefender
21Jason HernandezDefender
5V. BernárdezDefender
33Steven BeitashourDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
6Shea SalinasMidfielder
-W. MartínezStriker
16Steven LenhartStriker
24Alan GordonStriker
1David BinghamGoalkeeper
33Dan GarganDefender
-Ramiro CorralesDefender
5Brad RingMidfielder
7Cordell CatoStriker
14Adam JahnStriker
19Marcus TracyStriker
81Michael GspurningGoalkeeper
17DeAndre YedlinDefender
4Marc BurchDefender
12Leonardo GonzálezDefender
18Djimi TraoreDefender
20Zach ScottDefender
3Brad EvansMidfielder
6Osvaldo AlonsoMidfielder
7Eddie JohnsonStriker
17Servando CarrascoMidfielder
27Lamar NeagleMidfielder
33Andrew WeberGoalkeeper
6Patrick IanniDefender
34Jhon Kennedy HurtadoDefender
22Eriq ZavaletaDefender
7Mauro RosalesStriker
16David EstradaStriker
26S. OchoaStriker
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
6 3
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Dominic Dwyer Dominic Dwyer
Striker
Sporting KC
4 1