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July 18, 2012 11:20 PM EDT
Buck Shaw Stadium — Santa Clara, California
Referee:‬ K. Stott‎
Attendance:‬ 9481‎
 
H. Pertúz 89′
45′ Alan Gordon
 

MLS Preview: San Jose Earthquakes - FC Dallas

Major League Soccer's top team hosts the Hoops, who are coming off a much-needed road win.

By Seth Vertelney

Fabian Castillo, FC Dallas, MLS
Marc Piscotty
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Beitashour, Bernardez, Hernandez, Morrow; Chavez, Baca, Cronin, Salinas; Gordon, Wondolowski.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Cesar Diaz Pizarro (L ankle sprain); MF Sam Garza (rib fracture); MF Joey Gjertsen (R knee surgery); FW Steven Lenhart (concussion symptoms); DF Tim Ward (L non-specific soft tissue injury);

PROBABLE: MF Simon Dawkins (L shoulder sprain)
FC Dallas (4-5-1): Hartman; Loyd, Pertuz, Hedges, Benitez; Hernandez, Villar, Jacobson, Ferreira, Shea; Castillo.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Bobby Warshaw (R foot fracture); DF Ugo Ihemelu (concussion symptoms); DF Alex Lee (lower abdominal strain); DF George John (concussion symptoms); FW Blas Perez (R foot sprain);

PROBABLE: MF Ricardo Villar (R foot strain); MF David Ferreira (R foot surgery); MF Daniel Hernandez (R knee soreness); MF Jackson (R ankle sprain); DF Jair Benitez (R knee contusion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • San Jose is coming off a 5-0 home thrashing of Real Salt Lake. MLS goalscoring leader Chris Wondolowski had a hat trick in the match.
  • FC Dallas finally ended its 13-game winless streak Saturday, earning a 2-1 win against the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
  • The five-goal output against RSL was the second time San Jose scored five this season. The Quakes lead MLS with 41 goals scored in 2012.
  • These teams met back on July 7, with neither side getting on the scoresheet in a 0-0 draw.
  • Wondolowski now has 17 goals this season – one more than he scored last year, when he tied for the league goalscoring lead.
  • This game could mark Julian de Guzman's FCD debut. The Canadian was acquired from Toronto FC last week.


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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
18Jon BuschGoalkeeper
2Justin MorrowDefender
21Jason HernandezDefender
5V. BernárdezDefender
33Steven BeitashourDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
81Marvin ChávezMidfielder
6Shea SalinasMidfielder
8Chris WondolowskiStriker
24Alan GordonStriker
1David BinghamGoalkeeper
-Ramiro CorralesDefender
24Jed ZaynerDefender
3Ike OparaDefender
9Khari StephensonMidfielder
-Simon DawkinsStriker
-C. PizarroStriker
-Kevin HartmanGoalkeeper
5Jair BenítezDefender
11JacksonDefender
17Zach LoydDefender
24Matt HedgesDefender
-H. PertúzDefender
4Andrew JacobsonMidfielder
-D. FerreiraMidfielder
-Brek SheaMidfielder
-Julian De GuzmanDefender
11Fabian Andrés CastilloStriker
18Chris SeitzGoalkeeper
-C. RodríguezDefender
-Daniel HernándezMidfielder
-B. LeyvaMidfielder
14James MarcelinMidfielder
10Ricardo VillarMidfielder
19Scott SealyStriker
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