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2019 MLS Regular Season – Week 25
San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Avaya Stadium - San Jose
August 24 – 10:00 PM ET


TV: TSN4


STREAMING: MLS LIVE on ESPN+ in US


The San Jose Earthquakes will attempt to rebound from a slide that has them winless in their last four games and just one point above the playoff line in the Western Conference when they welcome the Vancouver Whitecaps to Avaya Stadium Saturday night. 


The Quakes (11-10-5) suffered a third consecutive defeat Wednesday night, losing to LAFC, 4-0, at Banc of California Stadium as part of Heineken Rivalry Week. The hosts wasted no time, racing out to a two-goal lead on goals by Diego Rossi and Carlos Vela. Vela sliced through the San Jose defense for a stunning second goal in the 41st minute and Josh Perez put the finishing touches on the rout in the 81st minute. San Jose were without Matias Almeyda for most of the game, as the head coach was sent off during the first half, after he protested a non-call for a handball by LAFC defender Jordan Harvey.


The Whitecaps (6-12-9) picked up a second win in their last three games and have points in three of the last four following a 1-0 home win over D.C. United last Saturday. Yordy Reyna scored the only goal Vancouver would need in the 18th minute, a shot from 24 yards out across his body and through a handful of DC defenders, eluding the diving attempt of goalkeeper Bill Hamid.


This is the second meeting this season with the Quakes winning, 3-1, at BC Place July 20. Vako canceled out Doneil Henry's opening goal, Chris Wondolowski gave the visitors a 2-1 lead in the 34th minute and Magnus Ericksson added an insurance tally in the 79th minute. 

San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps | 2019 MLS Match Preview - San Jose

San Jose vs. Vancouver

Saturday, August 24 at 10:00 PM ET
Avaya Stadium

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San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps | 2019 MLS Match Preview - Vancouver
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San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps | 2019 MLS Match Preview - Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • QUESTIONABLE: None
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: Harold Cummings (D), Nick Lima (D)
  • International duty: None


Vancouver Whitecaps FC

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San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps | 2019 MLS Match Preview - Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Jasser Khmiri (D) - left knee injury
    • OUT: Michael Baldisimo (M) - left ankle injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: Derek Cornelius (D), Yordy Reyna (F), Erik Godoy (D)
  • International duty:  None


Series Matchup at Earthquakes


  • Earthquakes: 3 wins, 13 goals
  • Whitecaps: 1 win, 10 goals
  • 6 draws


Officials


  • Referee: Ramy Touchan
  • Assistant Referees: Corey Rockwell, Chris Elliott
  • 4th Official: Michael Radchuk
  • VAR: Chico Grajeda

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