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  • April 7, 2012
  • • 7:00 PM
  • • Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara, California
  • Referee: Ramon Hernandez Hernandez
  • • Attendance: 10525

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.

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


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.


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)

  • 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.


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Last Five Matches
Team News
Available Squads
18Jon BuschGoalkeeper
-Ramiro CorralesDefender
2Justin MorrowDefender
5V. BernárdezDefender
33Steven BeitashourDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
18Marvin ChávezMidfielder
6Shea SalinasMidfielder
8Chris WondolowskiStriker
-Simon DawkinsStriker
-David BinghamGoalkeeper
21Jason HernandezDefender
3Ike OparaDefender
5Brad RingMidfielder
9Khari StephensonMidfielder
-T. MorenoMidfielder
24Alan GordonStriker
-Joe CannonGoalkeeper
2Jordan HarveyDefender
6Jay DeMeritDefender
12Young-Pyo LeeDefender
15Martin BonjourDefender
11John ThorringtonMidfielder
-Davide ChiumientoMidfielder
-Jun DavidsonMidfielder
28Gershon KoffieMidfielder
11Sebastien Le TouxMidfielder
29Eric HassliStriker
18Brad KnightonGoalkeeper
-Carlyle MitchellDefender
-Greg KlazuraDefender
29Matthew WatsonMidfielder
17Omar SalgadoStriker
23Long TanStriker
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
Players to Watch
Chris Wondolowski
Chris Wondolowski
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 8
Games Goals YC RC
17 10 1 0
Eric Hassli
Eric Hassli
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 29
Games Goals YC RC
0 0 0 0
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