San Jose 1 – Galaxy 3: Galaxy cruise past Quakes at home

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LA Galaxy snatched all three points from San Jose in a 3-1 victory on Sunday, at Avaya Stadium. As things stand, San Jose and Galaxy currently occupy 10th and 3rd spots in the table, with 10 points and 21 points respectively after 14 matches.

The first half of the game started well for Galaxy, with a goal from Chicharito at the 11 minute mark, finalising the first half 0-1.

Galaxy staged a comeback in the second half, thanks to an early second effort from Chicharito in the 50th minute. The momentum was now with Galaxy, who then scored again through a goal from Jungwirth, 70 minutes in to establish a 3-0. Quakes in turn, then responded at the 83 minute mark increasing their lead with an effort from Cowell. The game ended 3-1.

For San Jose, Cowell, Rios and Benjamin Kikanovic, came on for Judson, Marie and Jungwirth. Galaxy brought on Dunbar, Klještan, Saldana and Zubak, to replace Grandsir, Lletget, Dos Santos and Chicharito.

There were bookings for Judson, Remedi and López from San Jose, and Bond, for Galaxy.

San Jose will next play Minnesota United away, with Galaxy facing Sporting Kansas City at home.

Technical card:
San Jose: Jt Marcinkowski, Jungwirth (Benjamin Kikanovic, min.85), Alanís, Judson (Cowell, min.55), Yueill, Remedi, López, Marie (Rios, min.85), Espinoza, Salinas and Wondolowski
LA Galaxy: Bond, Nick Depuy, Coulibaly, Villafaña, Araujo, Lletget (Klještan, min.64), Dos Santos (Saldana, min.68), Alvarez, Cabral, Grandsir (Dunbar, min.64) and Chicharito (Zubak, min.72)
Stadium: Avaya Stadium
Goals: Chicharito (0-1, min. 11), Chicharito (0-2, min. 50), Jungwirth (0-3, min. 70) and Cowell (1-3, min. 83)

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