San Jose Earthquakes 0-1 Seattle Sounders – San Jose Earthquakes defeated 1-0 at home by Seattle Sounders

This result takes Brian Schmetzer's team to 13 points in the competition
Dave Conor

Dave Conor

Dave is a highly dedicated, passionate writer. His coverages of MLS games come from the city of New York where he currently resides, although his heart is always with his favorite team – New England Revolution.

Seattle Sounders beat San Jose Earthquakes with a thumping 1-0 victory on Thursday at Avaya Stadium. After today’s result, San Jose Earthquakes are in 2nd place on the table and has 9 points while Seattle Sounders sit in 1st with 13 points after 6 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Seattle Sounders, thanks to Roldan giving Seattle Sounders the lead in the 18th minute, finishing the first half 0-1. The second 45 minutes ended with little further action at either end and goalless.

For San Jose Earthquakes, Salinas, Rios, Wondolowski and Abecasis, came on for Thompson, Chofis Lopez, Cowell and López. Seattle Sounders brought on O’Neill, Montero, Paulo and Smith, to replace Delem, Dobbelaere, Leyva and Rowe.

There were bookings for Wondolowski and Abecasis from San Jose Earthquakes. For Seattle Sounders, Ruidíaz and Frei saw yellow.

Technical card:
San Jose Earthquakes: Jt Marcinkowski, Tanner Beason, Jungwirth, López (Abecasis, min.69), Thompson (Salinas, min.58), Remedi, Yueill, Chofis Lopez (Rios, min.65), Fierro, Espinoza and Cowell (Wondolowski, min.65)
Seattle Sounders: Frei, Arreaga, Delem (O’Neill, min.9), Gómez, Roldan, Leyva (Paulo, min.60), Tolo, Roldan, Rowe (Smith, min.83), Ruidíaz and Dobbelaere (Montero, min.46)
Stadium: Avaya Stadium
Goals: Roldan (0-1, min. 18)

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