Forward Steven Lenhart scored his first goal of the season in the 85th minute, helping the Earthquakes to a 1-1 draw against the Red Bulls.
With the 2014 World Cup over, FIFA released its updated global rankings, which weren't good for the US despite another trip to the knockout stages.
Mario Gotze scored in the 113th minute as Germany held on to win in extra time and defeat Argentina 1-0 for the World Cup title.
3ySteven Lenhart and Simon Dawkins scored second-half goals to power the San Jose Earthquakes to their third consecutive home victory, 2-0 over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night.
3yAfter the first winless May in club history, the Houston Dynamo are hoping June brings better results. Seeking their first victory in seven games, the Dynamo visit the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.
3yIts been a frustrating week for the Quakes. Twice they have faced the same team, twice theyve had victory in their grasp, and twice they have let it slip away. As with most stories, there is another side to it, though.
3yDefender Cory Gibbs scored off a cross from Baggio Husidic in the 80th minute to help the Chicago Fire salvage a 2-2 tie with the San Jose Earthqaukes in rainy conditions Saturday night.
3yThrowing away a 2-0 lead and losing a game on penalty kicks isnt the type of game that builds momentum, but the Quakes are using last week's loss to the Fire as motivation to find a way to celebrate tonight.
3yThe Earthquakes are seeking to get out of May without a loss, and a win Saturday in Chicago would be a springboard into June, when they will need momentum in the absence of star Chris Wondolowski.
3yAfter taking a 2-0 lead over the Chicago Fire into halftime, the Quakes conceded two goals in the second half and went on to lose 5-4 in a penalty shootout.