Fan Guide: Quakes continue playoff push at Chivas USA
Kickoff: 8:00 p.m. PT at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Television: Comcast SportsNet California
Radio: 1590 KLIV (English), 1370 KZSF (Spanish)
Earthquakes vs. Chivas USA All-Time
MLS Regular Season: 6-6-6
Home: 4-3-2 (17 GF, 8 GA)
Away: 2-3-4 (10 GF, 11 GA)
Playoffs: 0-0-0; US Open Cup: 0-0-0
All-Time Scoring: San Jose – 27, Chivas USA – 19
Chivas USA Scouting Report
Chivas USA (6-16-8, 26 pts.) enter the week ninth in the Western Conference. They are coming off a 5-1 road loss against the Houston Dynamo. However, despite the wide disparity in Texas, Chivas USA rattled off a stretch of 2-1-2 in their five games prior. Chivas de Guadelajara loanee Erick “Cubo” Torres has scored seven goals – three of which were game winners – since arriving in July.
Earthquakes Leaders vs. Chivas USA
Forward Alan Gordon has seven goals and two assists in 12 appearances … Forward Chris Wondolowski has nine goals and two assists in 14 appearances … Defender Ramiro Corrales has two goals and one assist in 11 appearances … Goalkeeper Jon Busch is 7-3-2 with six shutouts.
The Earthquakes celebrated their 200th win in club history on Saturday, Sept. 21 with a 2-1 result against Real Salt Lake … Midfielder Shea Salinas is one assist away from tying Ian Russell for No. 10 on the club’s career list … Forward Chris Wondolowski (131) is one appearances away from tying John Doyle (132) for No. 7 on the club’s all-time games list … Wondolowski (122) is also one start away from surpassing Troy Dayak for No. 8 all-time … Goalkeeper Jon Busch is one shutout away from surpassing Matt Reis for No. 5 on the MLS all-time list; both have 73 … Ramiro Corrales is one game away from No. 250 in his Earthquakes’ career … Steven Lenhart (19) and Alan Gordon (18) are both closing in on Jeff Baicher (20) for No. 7 on the club’s all-time goals list.
Lenhart, Gordon Moving Up All-Time Goals List
Steven Lenhart surpassed Ryan Johnson and teammate Alan Gordon for No. 8 on the club’s all-time goals list with his brace against Real Salt Lake on Saturday. Lenhart has scored 19 goals in 48 games since joining the club during the 2011 offseason via trade. Meanwhile, Gordon has racked up 18 goals in 45 games since moving from Portland to San Jose in a trade toward the end of 2012. Jeff Baicher is No. 7 on the list with 20 goals while Chis Wondolowski tops everyone with 72 goals in 131 games.
Hernandez Moves Past Barrett for Career Mark
Jason Hernandez made his 143rd career appearance with the Earthquakes in San Jose’s 2-1 win against Real Salt Lake on Saturday, moving him past Wade Barrett for No. 5 on the club’s all-time list. Hernandez replaced an injured Clarence Goodson in the 71st minute, upping his total minutes played in San Jose to 12,257 – 125 behind Ronald Cerritos for No. 4 in club history.
Wondolowski Moving Up Career Charts
Chris Wondolowski made his 131st appearance and 122nd start for the Earthquakes in Saturday’s 2-1 win at Real Salt Lake, moving him up both respective lists. He is now tied with Ian Russell for No. 8 and one behind John Doyle for No. 7 on the club’s all-time appearance list and is tied with Troy Dayak for No. 8 on the club’s career starts list.
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