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  • April 7, 2012
  • • 7:00 PM
  • • Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara, California
  • Referee: Ramon Hernandez Hernandez
  • • Attendance: 10525
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MLS Preview: San Jose Earthquakes - Vancouver Whitecaps

The last unconquered defense in MLS will be tested against one of the league's most potent attacking players.


PROBABLE LINEUPS
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Beitashour, Bernardez, Morrow, Corrales; Chavez, Baca, Cronin, Salinas; Wondolowski, Lenhart.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Joey Gjertsen (R knee surgery); DF Tim Ward (L non-specific soft tissue injury)

DOUBTFUL: MF Sercan Guvenisik (R hip flexor strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Ramiro Corrales (R ankle sprain)
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, Bonjour, DeMerit, Harvey; Watson, Davidson; Chiumiento, Sanvezzo, Le Toux; Hassli.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Etienne Barbara (groin strain); FW Darren Mattocks (R shoulder burn); DF Alain Rochat (L knee sprain)

DOUBTFUL: MF Floyd Franks (lower back pain)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Michael Nanchoff (L heel contusion); GK Brian Sylvestre (R knee surgery)

PROBABLE: FW Camilo Sanvezzo (R quad strain)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • Vancouver's Atiba Harris will miss this game through suspension.
  • San Jose returns home after a successful two-game road trip, beating Toronto and Seattle 3-0 and 1-0, respectively.
  • Chris Wondolowski's four goals so far this season ties him for second-best in MLS.
  • Vancouver is the only team that has yet to concede a single goal this season. Stretching back to last season, the Whitecaps haven't conceded a goal in 366 minutes.
  • Along with Sporting Kansas City, the Whitecaps are one of the two undefeated teams left in MLS.

Players to watch

C. Wondolowski

Position: Attacker

Games: 12

  • 7
  • 1
  • 0

E. Hassli

Position: Attacker

Games: 0

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Editor's Prediction

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

SJ Earthquakes

Whitecaps

Wins
1
1
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
60%
20%
20%

Top 3 Predictions

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

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