Rodgers, Henry lead New York's rout of Quakes

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Rodgers, Henry lead New York's rout of Quakes

April 16, 2011BOX SCORE MLS SCOREBOARD
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) Luke Rodgers scored the first two goals of his MLS career and added an assist to lead the New York Red Bulls to a 3-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes Saturday night in a game played in a driving rainstorm.The win was the first for the Red Bulls (2-1-2) since the season opener March 19 and snapped a three-game winless streak. It also came at the expense of the Earthquakes (1-2-2), who shocked and upset the Red Bulls, the MLS Eastern Conference regular season champions, in the opening round of the 2010 MLS Cup playoffs.Thierry Henry, who had an assist earlier in the game, scored his first goal of the season on a header with three minutes left, with Rodgers providing the assist.Rodgers scored his goals in the second and 15th minute.

Quakes blank Minnesota United to snap six-game winless streak

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Quakes blank Minnesota United to snap six-game winless streak

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MINNEAPOLIS -- Florian Jungwirth scored a goal and the San Jose Earthquakes beat Minnesota United 1-0 on Saturday night to snap a six-game winless streak.

Jungwirth tapped in a left-footer from point-blank range after Chris Wondolowski re-directed a corner kick from Jahmir Hyka in the 54th minute. It was the second career MLS goal for Jungwirth, a 28-year-old defender who was acquired on Feb. 2.

David Bingham had one save to earn his third shutout of the season for San Jose (3-3-3), which won for the first time since March 11 after starting the season with back-to-back victories.

Bobby Shuttleworth had five saves, including a pair of diving stops in the second half, for Minnesota (2-5-2), which was outshot 16-8.

Torres scores MLS-leading seventh goal, Dynamo shut out Earthquakes

Torres scores MLS-leading seventh goal, Dynamo shut out Earthquakes

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HOUSTON — Erick Torres scored his MLS-leading seventh goal of the season and the Houston Dynamo beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 on Saturday.

Torres opened the scoring in the ninth minute, converting from the penalty spot after Fatai Alashe conceded a penalty against Alex Lima. Alberth Elis tapped in a corner kick — Houston's first of the match — by Eric Alexander in the 72nd. Elis, a 21-year old designated player, has three goals in seven career MLS games.

It was the third game in eight days for San Jose (2-3-3), which is winless in its last six after opening the season with back-to-back victories.

Joe Willis had two saves for his first shutout this season. It was his second consecutive start after Tyler Deric started the first five matches for the Dynamo (4-2-1).

Houston is unbeaten, and all of its four wins have come, at home.