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  • July 20, 2011
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MLS Preview: San Jose Earthquakes - Vancouver Whitecaps

MLS Preview: San Jose Earthquakes - Vancouver Whitecaps

San Jose and Vancouver square off in a mid-week Major League Soccer showdown.


PROBABLE LINEUPS

San Jose Earthquakes(4-4-2): Busch; Leitch, Hernandez, Burling, Corrales; Peterson, Ring, Stephenson, Dawkins; Wondolowski, Lenhart.

INJURY REPORT
OUT: MF Andre Luiz (L knee injury); DF Ike Opara (L foot injury)

DOUBTFUL: DF Steven Beitashour (R leg injury)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Bobby Convey (L knee contusion); FW Alan Gordon (R quadriceps strain)

Vancouver Whitecaps (4-4-2): Cannon; Knight, Leathers, Rochat, Boxall; Vagenas, Khalfan, Salinas, Chiumiento; Hassli, Camilo. 

INJURY REPORT
OUT: FW Atiba Harris (R knee surgery)

DOUBTFUL: DF Jay DeMerit (R adductor strain); MF John Thorrington (R calf strain)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Russell Teibert (R hip flexor)

PROBABLE: MF Davide Chiumiento (R hamstring strain)


DID YOU KNOW?
  • Vancouver earned a late draw in the first meeting between these two teams.

  • The Earthquakes have gone almost 300 minutes without scoring a goal, marking the fifth longest streak in MLS this season
  • Vancouver had the longest streak without scoring at 332 minutes
  • Vancouver lost out to Manchester City on Monday 2-1 while San Jose's last match was a 0-0 draw on Saturday.

  • Despite San Jose's lack of goals, Jon Busch has recorded back-to-back shutouts in the league to preserve consecutive 0-0 draws.
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Players to watch

C. Wondolowski

Position: Attacker

Games: 25

  • 14
  • 2
  • 0

M. Jarju

Position: Attacker

Games: 0

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Editor's Prediction

Last Five Matches

SJ Earthquakes

  • D
  • W
  • L
  • L
  • L

Head To Head

SJ Earthquakes

Whitecaps

Wins
0
2
3
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

San Jose Earthquakes SJE
San Jose Earthquakes SJ Earthquakes
Draw
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Whitecaps
57%
29%

Top 3 Predictions

San Jose Earthquakes SJE
2 - 0
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
1 - 2
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
1 - 1
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI

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