Fan Guide: San Jose hosts FC Dallas on Saturday
San Jose Earthquakes vs. FC Dallas
Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. PT at Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara, Calif.
Television: CSN California
Radio: 1590 KLIV (English), 1370 KZSF (Spanish)
Presenting Sponsor: XFINITY
Giveaway Item: 5,000 commemorative Hall of Fame pins, courtesy of XFINITY
Themes: Hall of Fame Night
Epicenter Fan Zone
Gourmet Food Trucks: El Tonayense, BBQ Kalbi, Grillaz Gone Wild, Curry Up Now, Twisted Chill, Speedy Panini
Activities: EQ Slide, face painters, pregame show, poster making
Vendors: Ticketing, XFINITY, T-Mobile, Farm Fresh, SVAC, Off The Wall Soccer, St. Jude, Be the Match
FC Dallas Scouting Report
After starting the season with 16 points from 15 games, FC Dallas (9-12-9, 36 pts.) has rallied into MLS Cup Playoff contention. The Texas squad is two points back of Vancouver Whitecaps FC (10-12-8, 38 pts.) with four games to play for the final postseason spot. Since losing 2-1 at Buck Shaw Stadium against the Earthquakes, FC Dallas has rattled off a 5-2-2 clip. Blas Perez and Fabian Castillo lead the way offensively with five goals apiece. Meanwhile 2010 Volkswagon MVP winner David Ferreria has rounded into form with six assists, all coming during FC Dallas’ 5-2-2 stretch.
- The Earthquakes are 10-1-4 in 2012 and unbeaten in their last 16 games at Buck Shaw Stadium
- Chris Wondolowski has scored a goal against every MLS team except for one: Houston
- Through 30 games, the Earthquakes are No. 1 in MLS with 62 goals scored and 64 assists
- Chris Wondolowski is two goals away from matching Ronald Cerritos’ club record for career goals scored. Cerritos scored 61 goals in 148 games over six seasons in San Jose
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