Earthquakes to face Chicago Fire in Santa Barbara
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Earthquakes will play an exhibition against the Chicago Fire on Saturday at UC Santa Barbara's Harder Stadium (CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS). The match kicks off at 6 p.m. PT and will be livestreamed via YouTube on sjearthquakes.com.
The Quakes are 1-1-0 in preseason play after splitting matches in Tucson during last week's trip. The Arizona swing included a 2-0 win against the Houston Dynamo thanks to a pair of goals from trialist Alexandre Gonzalez Emerson and a 1-0 loss against the Colorado Rapids.
San Jose is no stranger to the Central Coast. The club has played six preseason games at Cal Poly's Alex G. Spanos Stadium over the last six years and played the Central Coast Roadrunners in U.S. Open Cup play in 1997 and 2001.
Earthquakes Preseason Roster
Goalkeepers (4): David Bingham, Jon Busch, ^Jesus Guzman, Evan Newton
Defenders (12): Steven Beitashour, Victor Bernardez, Ramiro Corrales, Dan Gargan, Ty Harden, Jason Hernandez, ^Peter McGlynn, ^Colin Mitchell, Justin Morrow, Tommy Muller, ^Henrik Robstad, ^Josh Suggs
Midfielders (12): Rafael Baca, Mehdi Ballouchy, Marvin Chavez, Sam Cronin, ^Dan Delgado, Sam Garza, Jacob Hustedt, Bryan ^Jordan, Brad Ring, Shea Salinas, ^Sean de Silva, ^Abu Tommy
Forwards (10): Cesar Diaz Pizarro, ^Alexandre Gonzalez Emerson, ^Matt Fondy, ^Adam Jahn, Alan Gordon, Steven Lenhart, ^Felix Ogbuke, ^Lamin Suma, Marcus Tracy, Chris Wondolowski
^ Denotes non-roster invitee