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  • July 22, 2012
  • • 7:07 PM
  • • BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Referee: J. Marrufo
  • • Attendance: 20112
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MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - San Jose Earthquakes

The 'Caps host the league-leading Earthquakes, with both teams experiencing dramatic finishes to their midweek matches.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1):Cannon; YP Lee, DeMerit, Bonjour, Harvey; Koffie, Davidson; Richards, Robson, Camilo; Mattocks.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Eric Hassli (R ankle strain); FW Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)

DOUBTFUL: MF John Thorrington (R quad strain)

QUESTIONABLE: FW Atiba Harris (R knee surgery recovery)
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Beitashour, Bernardez, Hernandez, Morrow; Chavez, Cronin, Baca, Salinas; Wondolowski, Gordon.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Sam Garza (rib fracture); MF Joey Gjertsen (R knee surgery); FW Steven Lenhart (concussion symptoms); DF Tim Ward (L non-specific soft tissue injury)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Cesar Diaz Pizarro (L ankle sprain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • San Jose has the best record in the league, with 43 points from 21 games. Vancouver has 31 points from the same amount of matches.
  • The Earthquakes lead MLS with 15 goals in the last 15 minutes of matches.
  • With a .550 record, the Quakes also lead MLS in winning percentage when conceding first.
  • Marvin Chavez is tied for second in the league with eight assists. Chris Wondolowski leads the golden boot race with 17 goals.
  • Vancouver drew 2-2 with the LA Galaxy midweek despite leading by two goals with 10 minutes to go in the game. Before that, the Whitecaps went on a five-game road swing, posting a 1-3-1 record.

Last Five Matches

Whitecaps

  • L
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • W

Head To Head

Whitecaps

SJ Earthquakes

Wins
3
2
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Whitecaps
Draw
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
San Jose Earthquakes SJ Earthquakes
39%
29%
32%

Top 3 Predictions

Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
2 - 2
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
1 - 0
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
3 - 1
San Jose Earthquakes SJE

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