Fan Guide: Quakes host FC Dallas on Saturday

The match presented by Stanford Cancer Center to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

 

 

Kickoff: 2:30 p.m. PT at Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara, Calif.
Television: NBC Sports Network
Radio: 1370 KZSF (Spanish)
Sponsor: Stanford Cancer Center - Breast Cancer Awareness night
Giveaway: Pink pom-poms to 2,500 fans in attendance

FC Dallas Scouting Report
FC Dallas (11-11-11, 44 pts.) enters Saturday’s match eighth in the Western Conference after a 2-0 win in their last outing against Seattle Sounders FC. Matt Hedges and Michel scored to break a skid of five games without a win. Blas Perez leads the squad with 11 goals while David Ferreira paces the team in assists with nine.

Earthquakes – FC Dallas Connections
Earthquakes defender Clarence Goodson began his career as a member of the Dallas Burn in 2004 (they re-named the club FC Dallas one year later) … Goodson was a No. 7 overall pick for Dallas in the 2004 SuperDraft and went on to record three goals and two assists in 74 appearances during his four seasons in Texas … Earthquakes midfielder Marvin Chavez played for FC Dallas from 2009-2011, making 54 appearances and scoring six goals … Quakes goalkeeper David Bingham (2008-10) and FC Dallas midfielder Andrew Jacobson (2003-2007) played college soccer for Cal … Jacobson is from Palo Alto, Calif. … FC Dallas defender Bobby Warshaw is a 2011 SuperDraft first-round pick out of Stanford … FC Dallas defender Zach Lloyd and Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski have played together three times with the U.S. Men’s National Team, against Chile on January 22, 2011, against Venezuela on January 21, 2012, and against Panama on January 25, 2012 … Earthquakes midfielder Walter Martinez and FC Dallas Ramon Nunez were both born in Tegucugalpa, Honduras … Martinez, Nunez and Earthquakes players Victor Bernardez and Marvin Chavez have each played for the Honduran national team … Earthquakes midfielder Shea Salinas grew up in the Dallas area and played USL soccer in the summer for Dallas-Fort Worth Tornados in 2005 and 2006 … Salinas played with FC Dallas Eric Hassli for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in 2011 … Salinas also played with FC Dallas midfielder Andrew Jacobson for the Philadelphia Union in 2010 … Earthquakes midfielder Mehdi Ballouchy and Rapids defender Stephen Keel were teammates with the Colorado Rapids in 2007 and 2008 and then again for the New York Red Bulls in 2011 and 2012 … Earthquakes defender Dan Gargan also played with Keel and Ballouchy in Colorado in 2007 and 2008 … FC Dallas defender Bobby Warshaw (2007-10) played college soccer for Stanford.

Earthquakes All-Time Leaders vs. FC Dallas
Defender Ramiro Corrales has four goals and six assists in 27 appearances … Forward Chris Wondolowski has three goals and one assist in 17 career appearances … Forward Steven Lenhart has two goals and one assist in seven appearances … Goalkeeper Jon Busch is 7-4-6 with five shutouts in 17 career appearances.

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES

Milestone Alert
Chris Wondolowski (33) is tied with Ante Razov (33) for No. 3 on the all-time MLS game-winning goals list … 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. … Shea Salinas (20) is tied with Ian Russell for No. 10 on the club’s all-time assists list and is three behind Brian Mullan for No. 9 … Sam Cronin (8,563) is 104 minutes behind Eddie Lewis (8,867) for No. 10 on the club’s all-time minutes played list … Jon Busch (976) is six saves behind Zach Thornton (987) for No. 7 on the league’s all-time list … Busch (76) is tied with Thornton (76) for No. 4 on the league’s all-time shutouts list … Busch (104) is also three wins behind Scott Garlic (107) for No. 6 on the all-time MLS list.

Quakes Extend Unbeaten Streak to Six
The Earthquakes extended their unbeaten streak to six (4-0-2) with a scoreless draw against the LA Galaxy on Sunday. That streak moves up to eight including a 3-0 win against the Montreal Impact on Sept. 17 and 1-0 win against CD Heredia in CONCACAF Champions League action. San Jose’s last loss came against the LA Galaxy on Aug. 31 at the StubHub Center. The Quakes have allowed just one goal during the unbeaten streak.

Home-Unbeaten Streak at 15
The Earthquakes are 10-0-5 since dropping their 2013 home opener on March 3 against Real Salt Lake. That stretch includes a 3-2 win against the LA Galaxy at Stanford Stadium on June 29. San Jose is 7-0-1 at home under interim head coach Mark Watson. 

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