Earthquakes Earn 0-0 Draw with NE Revolution

Earthquakes Earn 0-0 Draw with NE Revolution

May 15, 2010

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. TheSan Jose Earthquakes posted another clean sheet to earn a 0-0 tie on the roadagainst the New England Revolution Saturday night at Gillette Stadium. TheEarthquakes have now notched three straight shutouts and the team moved into atie for second place in the Western Conference with the tie.San Jose Earthquakes vs. New England RevolutionMay 15, 2010 Gillette StadiumAttendance: 13,611

Scoring Summary: NoneMisconduct Summary: SJ Ramiro Corrales (caution) 20; NE JosephNiouky (caution) 39.San Jose Earthquakes Joe Cannon, Chris Leitch, BobbyBurling, Jason Hernandez, Ramiro Corrales, Joey Gjertsen, Andre Luiz, BrandonMcDonald, Bobby Convey, Ryan Johnson, Chris Wondolowski (Cornell Glen 83).Statistics: Shots: 13; Shots on Goal: 6; Saves: 4; Fouls:12; Offsides: 3; Corner Kicks: 7.New England Preston Burpo, Kevin Alston, CoryGibbs, Pat Phelan, Seth Sinovic, Sainey Nyassi, Joseph Niouky, Chris Tierney,Marko Perovic, Zak Boggs (Khano Smith 70), Kheli Dube (Zack Schilawksi 70).Statistics: Shots: 11; Shots on Goal: 4; Saves: 6; Fouls: 13;Offsides: 3; Corner Kicks: 8.QUOTESSAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES HEAD COACH FRANK YALLOPOn game:I thought it was an evengame. We had some chances to score, but overall it was a fair result. A pointon the road is always good. We havent conceded a goal for three straightgames so we can take some positives out of the game.On health:Health is a big thing. We hadJason (Hernandez) out most of the year last season and we had a lot of otherplayers battling injuries. We are a little nicked up now, but we have a solidsquad now and everyone is fighting for spots. I like the spirit on thisteam.SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES DEFENDER BOBBY BURLINGOn chance in secondhalf:I saw the play developing. Itook it on the chest and I looked around and I was surprised by how open I was.I started licking my chops and the ball started to get really big. I justpounded it. I probably should have done a better job placing it or laying itoff to Wondo (Chris Wondolowski).Looking ahead to Seattle:Seattlehas one of the best home crowds in the league. Last game at home they gotbeaten pretty badly so they are going to come out flying and try to get somegoals early. We have to go in with a good mentality and try and get anothergood result.SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES DEFENDER JASON HERNANDEZOn defending theRevs:They were coming prettydirect at times which is pretty easy for us to defend. Usually the tough timesare when the dynamic runs are coming out of the midfield. For the most partwhen it is direct it suits us pretty well. Bobby Burling did a great job in theair and Chris Leitch and Ramiro (Corrales) did a good job of tucking inbehind.On getting aresult:I think to come on a crosscountry flight and play a team with their back against the wall on a turf fieldand to come out with a 0-0 is a great performance for us. We would have likedto get three points, but I am sure they would say the same thing. To leave witha point is good enough for us right now so we are happy with it.

Earthquakes hand FC Dallas first loss of season, win 1-0


Earthquakes hand FC Dallas first loss of season, win 1-0


FRISCO, Texas -- Jahmir Hyka scored on a spectacular move in the 81st minute and the San Jose Earthquakes handed FC Dallas its first loss of the season, 1-0 on Saturday night.

Hyka took a pass from Marco Urena and touched the ball straight up over defender Matt Hedges as he raced by before putting the ball in off the post for his third goal.

David Bingham made three difficult saves for his fifth shutout, the 25th in his seven seasons with San Jose (5-4-4). The Earthquakes, who played Wednesday night, had just one win in their previous 12 road games and had been shutout six times and outscored by 13.

Hyka's goal also ended a string in which Chris Wondolowski had scored or assisted on the last seven Quakes goals.

Dallas (5-1-4) was unbeaten in its previous eight games with San Jose, outscoring the Quakes 12-4 with five clean sheets.

Dallas dominated most of the game with 62.3 percent possession and Jesse Gonzalez only made one save.



Late Wondolowski equalizer keeps Quakes unbeaten at home


Late Wondolowski equalizer keeps Quakes unbeaten at home

It’s been a season of inconsistencies for the San Jose Earthquakes. But one thing that has been certain is that in San Jose, at Avaya Stadium, the Quakes are pretty close to unbeatable. 

And they continued that trend Wednesday night thanks in large part to Tommy Thompson and Chris Wondolowski, who combined for a goal in the game’s 83rd minute to salvage a 1-1 draw.

In six home matches, the Earthquakes are 3-0-3. 

The equalizer came less than three minutes after Carlos Rivas had put Orlando on top with a goal from inside the 18-yard box. 

But it was then that head coach Dominic Kinnear reached to his bench for Thompson. 

The late substitution paid off not too long after when a Jahmir Hyka corner found its way over to Thompson just outside the penalty area. The midfielder put the ball on frame and as it was going wide, Wondolowski was there to poke the ball home. 

The goal was the fifth of the season for Wondolowski. It was also Thompson’s first point for the big club since signing San Jose’s first ever Homegrown Player contract. 

David Bingham made a huge save on Brazilian international Kaka in stoppage time to keep the game drawn. 

Turning point: You have to look to Kinnear’s substitution in the 82nd minute that brought on Thompson. The midfielder is known for his creativity on the ball, but had yet to turn that into production for the Quakes since signing his contract. On Wednesday, his first point could not have come at a bigger time. Thompson’s first point came in his 57th game with the club.  

Man of the match: Bingham has played lights out at Avaya in 2017. And when the game opened up in the last 10 minutes, it was his save that kept on Kaka that preserved the unbeaten record at home and a much deserved point for the home squad.  

Injury update: Quakes fans got some bad news before the start of Wednesday’s game when the team announced Harold Cummings, a big offseason acquisition at center back, is out of the season. The Costa Rican international suffered a foot injury while in his San Jose home. The blow is huge for the Quakes, who are already thin defensively.

Booked: Orlando: Leo Pereira (yellow, 25’); San Jose: Anibal Godoy (yellow, 44’), Marco Ureña (yellow, 62’), Nick Lima (yellow, 68’), Darwin Ceren (yellow, 70’). 

Up next: The Earthquakes head to Texas to face FC Dallas on Saturday. While the Quakes are unbeaten at home, their fortunes change significantly on the road. They’ll try to turn that around against a tough Dallas team.