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  • May 11, 2013
  • • 4:00 PM
  • • CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington
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MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC - San Jose Earthquakes

MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC - San Jose Earthquakes

Otto Greule Jr

A recently improved Seattle side comes up against a San Jose team with a penchant for dramatic comebacks.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Yedlin, Hurtado, Traore, Gonzalez; Rosales, Alonso, Carrasco, Evans; Johnson, Neagle.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Josh Ford (R patella fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Marc Burch (pubic sprain), Shalrie Joseph (R hamstring strain), Obafemi Martins (R leg tendon injury), Steve Zakuani (abdominal strain)
San Jose Earthquakes (4-3-3): Busch; Beitashour, Bernardez, Attakora, Morrow; Chavez, Cronin, Salinas; Gordon, Wondolowski, Lenhart.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Jason Hernandez (R calf strain), Brad Ring (R knee sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: David Bingham (L quad strain), Ty Harden (Osteitis pubis), Peter McGlynn (Osteitis pubis), Tommy Muller (Lower back spasms)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • After a five-game winless streak to start the season, in which they lost three games, the Sounders have turned their season around, and are on a four-game unbeaten run with two wins in their last three matches.
  • San Jose has scored three winning or equalizing goals after the 90th minute of matches this season. Last year, the Quakes clawed back 13 points in stoppage time.
  • These two teams contest the Heritage Cup rivalry. San Jose is the current holder, having won all three meetings with the Sounders last season.
  • San Jose forward Mike Fucito began his professional career with Seattle.
  • Each team will have a pair of players returning from suspension for this game. Seattle gets Lamar Neagle and DeAndre Yedlin back, while San Jose sees Steven Lenhart and Alan Gordon return.

Last Five Matches

SJ Earthquakes

  • D
  • W
  • L
  • L
  • L

Head To Head

Seattle Sounders

SJ Earthquakes

Wins
2
1
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Seattle Sounders FC SOU
Seattle Sounders FC Seattle Sounders
Draw
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
San Jose Earthquakes SJ Earthquakes
77%
23%

Top 3 Predictions

Seattle Sounders FC SOU
2 - 1
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
2 - 0
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
1 - 2
San Jose Earthquakes SJE

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