Quakes-Union Match Notes
The Philadelphia Union return home for the second game at PPL Park, taking on the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday evening. The Union haven’t lost in front of their home fans in their inaugural season and are coming off a 1-1 draw at Chivas USA last weekend. The Quakes are coming off back-to-back draws, the last a 1-1 home result with D.C. United, though they haven’t won since May 22.
The Union sit in a three-way tie for sixth place in the Eastern Conference with 11 points from 12 matches on the season. The Quakes are in fifth place in the Western Conference with 19 points from 13 games.
INJURY REPORT: PHILADELPHIA UNION – OUT: MF Kyle Nakazawa (R knee sprain); QUESTIONABLE: FW Alejandro Moreno (R knee contusion) ... SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES – OUT: MF Andre Luiz (L knee internal derangement); DF Steven Beitashour (R knee sprain); QUESTIONABLE: FW Scott Sealy (R quad strain); PROBABLE: MF Joey Gjertsen (L quad strain); FW Eduardo (R hip flexor strain)