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August 10, 2013 7:30 PM EDT
BC Place Stadium — Vancouver, British Columbia
Referee:‬ R. Salazar‎
Attendance:‬ 20151‎
 

MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - San Jose Earthquakes

The Quakes come into Vancouver looking for a playoff battle six-pointer.

By Keith Hickey

Gershon Koffie - Vancouver Whitecaps
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Vancouver Whitecaps (4-3-3): Ousted; Lee, Rusin, Leveron, Harvey; Koffie, Reo-Coker, Kobayashi; Teibert, Camilo, Manneh.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Darren Mattocks (R knee surgery), Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Kenny Miller (R adductor tightness), Andy OʼBrien (R hamstring strain)
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Bingham; Beitashour, Bernardez, Hernandez, Morrow; Alas, Cronin, Baca, Salinas; Wondolowski, Gordon.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Nana Attakora (concussion related symptoms), Mike Fucito (R ankle fracture), Ty Harden (R hip surgery), Tommy Muller (Lower back spasms)

QUESTIONABLE: Dan Gargan (R adductor strain), Walter Martinez (L hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Vancouver is in the fifth and final playoff spot in Major League Soccer's Western Conference. It has 33 points from 22 matches.
  • Although back in eighth in the West, San Jose trails Vancouver by just three points.
  • In the one meeting between these teams back on April 6, they split a 1-1 draw at Buck Shaw Stadium.
  • Vancouver is on a three-match winless streak. The Whitecaps haven't taken three points since a 3-1 win over chicago on July 14.
  • In six all-time MLS clashes, Vancouver has a slight edge with two wins to San Jose's one. There have been three draws.


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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 14, 2013 San Jose Earthquakes 0 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 10, 2013 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 6, 2013 San Jose Earthquakes 1 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 22, 2012 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 5, 2012 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 1
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
1David OustedGoalkeeper
2Jordan HarveyDefender
12Young-Pyo LeeDefender
16J. LeverónDefender
-Carlyle MitchellDefender
20Nigel Reo-CokerMidfielder
16Daigo KobayashiMidfielder
28Gershon KoffieMidfielder
31Russell TeibertMidfielder
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
9Kenny MillerStriker
18Brad KnightonGoalkeeper
40Andy O'BrienDefender
29Matthew WatsonMidfielder
-Jun DavidsonMidfielder
19Erik HurtadoStriker
23Kekuta MannehStriker
-Tom HeinemannStriker
18Jon BuschGoalkeeper
5V. BernárdezDefender
3Jordan StewartMidfielder
33Steven BeitashourDefender
44C. GoodsonDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
8Chris WondolowskiStriker
16Steven LenhartStriker
6Shea SalinasMidfielder
7Cordell CatoStriker
1David BinghamGoalkeeper
2Justin MorrowDefender
21Jason HernandezDefender
14Mehdi BallouchyMidfielder
-Jaime AlasMidfielder
14Adam JahnStriker
24Alan GordonStriker
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