Recap: Dawkins goal earns 1-1 draw against TFC

Tottenham Hotspur loanee scores for second straight week in draw against Reds

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes tied their second straight home match, earning a 1-1 draw with Toronto FC Saturday night at Buck Shaw Stadium. Alan Gordon struck first for Toronto in the 27th minute, but Simon Dawkins scored for the second game in a row to even the match 11 minutes later. Despite a number of chances in the second half, the Quakes could not put another past TFC goalkeeper Stefan Frei and had to settle for a draw.

San Jose returns to action on Saturday, April 16 when it travels to play the New York Red Bulls at 4:30 p.m. PT. Tune into 1220 KDOW and 1370 KZSF to listen to the match.
 
For a full recap of tonight’s match, log on to www.sjearthquakes.com.
 
San Jose Earthquakes (1-1-2) at Toronto FC (1-1-2)
April 9, 2011 – Buck Shaw Stadium
Attendance: 8,928
 
Scoring Summary: TFC – Alan Gordon (unassisted) 27; SJ – Simon Dawkins (Chris Wondolowski) 38.
 
Misconduct Summary: TFC – Tony Tchani (caution) 35; SJ – Sam Cronin (caution) 36; TFC – Nana Attakora (caution) 41; SJ – Ike Opara (caution) 55; TFC – Julian de Guzman (caution) 79; SJ – Ramiro Corrales (caution) 84; SJ – Chris Wondolowski (caution) 87; TFC – Jacob Peterson (caution) 93+.

San Jose Earthquakes – Jon Busch, Jason Hernandez, Ike Opara, Brandon McDonald, Ramiro Corrales (Joey Gjertsen 85), Bobby Convey, Sam Cronin, Simon Dawkins, Khari Stephenson (Matt Luzunaris 80), Ryan Johnson, Chris Wondolowski.
 
Statistics: Shots: 16; Shots on Goal: 7; Saves: 2; Fouls: 12; Offsides: 3; Corners: 2.
 
Toronto FC – Stefan Frei, Ty Harden, Nana Attakora (Julian de Guzman 46), Adrian Cann, Danleigh Borman, Tony Tchani, Jacob Peterson, Alen Stevanovic (Gianluca Zavarise 63), Maicon Santos (Joao Plata 65), Alan Gordon, Javier Martina.

Statistics: Shots: 9; Shots on Goal: 4; Saves: 5; Fouls: 16; Offsides: 2; Corners: 4.