Fan Guide: Quakes begin road trip in the Windy City

Earthquakes face Chicago Fire on Wednesday, travel to New England on Saturday

 

 

 

Chicago Fire vs. San Jose Earthquakes

Kickoff: 
5:30 p.m. PT at Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Ill
Television: CSN California
Radio: 1590 KLIV (English - CLICK TO LISTEN)1370 KZSF (Spanish - CLICK TO LISTEN)
 

Chicago Fire Scouting Report

The Chicago Fire (5-7-3, 18 pts.) are eighth in the Eastern Conference, but have been one of the hotter clubs in the league over the last month. Since late May, the fire are unbeaten in five MLS matches and eight total, including three wins to reach the U.S. Open Cup Semifinal. Their last league game was a 2-1 win against the Columbus Crew at Crew Stadium. Dilly Duka and Mike Magee scored to rally the Fire to their second victory in a row. Magee leads the Fire with four goals on the year, a total he’s reached in just four games since joining his hometown club in a trade with the LA Galaxy for the right of first refusal to Robbie Rogers on May 24. Meanwhile, midfielder Daniel Paladini leads the Fire with three assists.

 

Of Note

-  The San Jose Earthquakes currently have one player that has played every minute of all 18 matches this season, Jon Busch. He has logged 1,620 minutes this season. Busch is 6-4-6 with four shutouts in 16 career appearances against the Chicago Fire.

- The Quakes haven’t lost to Chicago since Sep. 29, 2010 and have gone 1-0-2 since.

- During the last meeting between these clubs, forward Steven Lenhart scored a goal eight minutes into stoppage time to earn a 1-1 draw.

Social Media

@SJEarthquakes – Official account of the San Jose Earthquakes (#SJEarthquakes)
@QuakesMatchday
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Places to Watch

Jack’s Bar



167 E Taylor St.


San Jose, CA 95112



(408) 287-5225
Jack's Neighborhood Bar & Lounge

Almaden and Downtown Britannia Arms



173 W Santa Clara St.



San Jose, CA 95113



(408) 278-1400
Britannia Arms

Wicked Chicken



2565 The Alameda.

Santa Clara, CA 95050



(408) 246-9464
Wicked Chicken Wings

The Mmoon Empanadas

177 W Santa Clara St.



San Jose, CA 95113



(408) 999-0288
The Mmoon Empanadas

Danny Coyle’s



668 Haight St.



San Francisco, CA 94117



(415) 558-8375
Danny Coyle's

Fiddler’s Green



1333 Columbus Ave.



San Francisco, CA



(415) 441-9758
Fiddler's Green