Chivas USA, having lost two games in a row, welcomes the San Jose Earthquakes, who didn't lose to the Goats in three matches last year.
|Chivas USA (3-4-1-2): Kennedy; de Luna, Velazquez, Borja; Avila, Iraheta, Courtois, Villafana; Alvarez; Bowen, Correa.
OUT: Juan Agudelo (L hamstring strain), Daniel Antunez (L ACL sprain, MCL sprain and torn meniscus), Miller Bolaños (L hamstring strain), Oswaldo Minda (R quad strain), Walter Vilchez (L knee MCL sprain)
|San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Beitashour, Attakora, Bernardez, Morrow; Chavez, Cronin, Baca, Salinas; Lenhart, Wondolowski.
OUT: Brian Perk (sports hernia)
QUESTIONABLE: Kenney Walker (fractured 5th metatarsel), Jose Villarreal (L shoulder strain), Gyasi Zardes (fractured 5th metatarsel)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- The Earthquakes beat Chivas USA twice, including a 4-0 trouncing on Sept. 2, and drew once in three meetings last year.
- San Jose revived the "Goonies" trope last week, scoring in stoppage time to draw 1-1 with the Portland Timbers. Last year, the 'Quakes won or drew eight games thanks to stoppage-time goals.
- Chivas USA lost 1-0 for the second time in a row on Saturday, this time going down to Real Salt Lake.
- The Goats (10 points in seven games) have one more point having played one fewer game than San Jose.
- Bobby Burling and Edgar Mejia are suspended for Chivas USA. Alan Gordon will serve the second of his four-game suspension against the Goats.