Fan Guide: Quakes face Dynamo on Sunday

Kickoff: May 25, 7:30 p.m. PT at Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara, Calif.
Television: CSNCA
Radio: 1370 KZSF, 1590 KLIV
Sponsor: Supercuts
Giveaway: 2500 'Rock the Cut' Earthquakes foam fingers

Earthquakes vs. Houston Dynamo All-Time
MLS Regular Season: 4-6-1
Home: 3-2-1 (8 GF, 6 GA)
Away: 1-4-0 (5 GF, 10 GA)
Playoffs: 0-0-0; US Open Cup: 0-0-0
All-Time Scoring: San Jose – 13, Houston – 16

All-Time Regular-Season Series Leaders:

                                     Earthquakes                                     Houston Dynamo
Goals                           2 - Johnson/Stephenson                     4 - Brad Davis
Assists                        2 - 4 players tied                                 5 - Brad Davis
Shots                           14 - Johnson/Wondolowski                20 - Brad Davis
Shots on Goal             8 - Ryan Johnson                   9 - Brad Davis
Fouls Committed          9 - Ramiro Corrales                             10 - Robinson/Weaver
Fouls Suffered            11 - Ramiro Corrales                           9 - Brian Ching
Wins                            2 - Busch/Cannon                               3 - Tally Hall
Losses                        4 - Jon Busch                                      3 - Pat Onstad
Shutouts                      1 - Jon Busch                                      2 - Tally Hall
Saves                          24 - Jon Busch                                    17 - Pat Onstad
Goals Allowed            9 - Joe Cannon                                    10 - Pat Onstad

All-Time Regular-Season Series Game Highs: 

                                    Earthquakes                                     Houston Dynamo
Goals                           1 - 13 players tied                               2 - Stuart Holden (10/15/08)
Assists                        1 - 13 players tied                               2 - Brad Davis (5/23/09)
Shots                           6 - Johnson/Wondolowski                  5 - 4 players tied
Shots on Goal             4 - Ryan Johnson (5/22/08)                4 - Dominic Oduro (10/16/10)
Fouls Committed          4 - Johnson/Attakora                          4 - 4 players tied
Fouls Suffered            6 - Francisco Lima (9/13/08)               3 - 8 players tied
Saves                          6 - Jon Busch (10/16/10)                    5 - Tally Hall (3/17/12)
Goals Allowed            3 - Joe Cannon (5/23/09)                    3 - Pat Onstad (3/28/09

Last Game vs. Houston Dynamo

Earthquakes 0, Houston Dynamo 2; March 30, 2013; BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas
The Earthquakes fell 2-0 against the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium. Despite the loss, two Earthquakes players hit career milestones. MLS original Ramiro Corrales made his 300th career MLS appearance while forward Chris Wondolowski made his 100th career start with the club. The Dynamo changed the game early thanks to a tap-in finish from Will Bruin. Honduran winger Boniek Garcia created the chance with a cross that picked the second-year forward out at the top of the 6-yard box, allowing for an easy finish in front of the frame in the 17th minute. Giles Barnes capped the scoring in the 42nd minute. The British striker andmidfielder Brad Davis were perfectly in synch for the goal, Davis lofting across into the box that found Barnes in stride for the header. Of note for San Jose, forward Alan Gordon made his first appearance of 2013, subbing on forShea Salinas in the 68th minute. The target man was second on the team with 13 goals and seven assists in 2012. He missed the Earthquakes’ first four games while continuing to rehab from offseason surgery on his left foot.

History of the Quakes-Houston Dynamo Rivalry
The history of the Earthquakes-Dynamo rivalry pre-dates their first meeting on the field, as the original San Jose Earthquakes moved to Houston following the 2005 season, with MLS eventually returning to San Jose in 2008 … The first meeting between the two clubs came on May 22, 2008, when the Earthquakes edged the Dynamo, 2-1, at Buck Shaw Stadium on the strength of second-half goals by Kei Kamara and Ivan Guerrero … On Sept. 13, 2008, the Earthquakes and Dynamo battled to the lone tie in the all-time series between the two clubs, a 1-1draw at Buck Shaw Stadium … Later that season on Oct. 15, the Dynamo handed the Earthquakes a 2-1 defeat at Robertson Stadium … In 2009, the Earthquakes and Dynamo split the season series, with the Earthquakes winning 3-2 at Buck Shaw on March 28, and the Dynamo earning a 3-1 victory on May 23 at Robertson … With a 2-1 triumph over Houston at Robertson on Sept. 5, 2010, San Jose became the first of the two clubs to record a win on the road, as Earthquakes midfielder Khari Stephenson and former forward Geovanni each scored the first goals oftheir MLS careers … Houston returned the favor with a 1-0 decision at Buck Shaw on Oct. 16, 2010 … On June 4 of last year, San Jose earned a 2-0 home victory, the second-half goals coming from Steven Lenhart and Simon Dawkins … In the latest match-up, the Dynamo produced a come-from-behind 2-1 win in Houston on Sept. 17 … In 2012, the Houston Dynamo picked up a 1-0 victory thanks to a Brian Ching first-half penalty at AT&T Park in San Francisco on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17 … Houston won the two team’s first meeting at BBVA Compass Stadium 2-0 on March 30, 2013 thanks to goals from Will Bruin and Giles Barnes.

Earthquakes-Houston Dynamo Connections
Following the 2005 MLS season, the San Jose Earthquakes relocated to Houston as the Houston Dynamo … The Earthquakes (2001, 2003) and Dynamo (2006, 2007) each have a pair of MLS Cup championships, with only D.C. United (4) and the LA Galaxy (4) having earned more MLS titles … Ninth-year Houston head coach Dominic Kinnear compiled a regular-season record of 27-14-21 as the head coach of the Earthquakes for two seasons (2004-05), after serving as the top Quakes assistant coach for three years (2001-03) and during both MLS Cup runs, andspending the 1997 season as a player for the San Jose Clash … Dynamo assistant coach Wade Barrett played for San Jose from 1998-02, and again in 2005, andstill ranks among the club’s all-time leaders in several statistical categories, including fifth in appearances (142) … San Jose forward Chris Wondolowski played for the Dynamo from 2006-09, scoring four goals in 37 games … Houston midfielder Brad Davis played with the Quakes in 2005, scoring two goals and notching eight assists in 18 games, making up the one holdover from the squad that moved from San Jose … Former Houston defender Eddie Robinson, who retired following the 2011 season and moved into the Dynamo front office, made 70 appearances for the Quakes from 2001-05 … Quakes midfielder Tommy Thompson (2013) and Dynamo forward Will Bruin (2008-10) both played at Indiana University … Quakes goalkeeper David Bingham (2008-10), Quakes defender Ryan Neil (2010-13) and Houston midfielder Servando Carrasco (2007-10) were teammates at the University of California … Houston’s Tyler Deric made his MLS debut with Houston vs. San Jose on Oct. 16, 2010. Making three saves to post his first career shutout and the first in league play for the Dynamo since July 10, 2010, breaking a streak of 12 games without a shutout … While with Houston, Wondolowski played alongside Corey Ashe (2007) … Houston’s Ricardo Clark was a member of the Earthquakes in 2005, appearing in 30 games, starting all but two of the appearances, and scored three goals … Quakes midfielder Sam Cronin (2005-08), Houston goalkeeper Michael Lisch (2009-12) and Houston defender Anthony Arena (2009-12) played at Wake Forest … Quakes forward Billy Schuler (2008-11) and Houston midfielder Corey Ashe (2003-06) both played at North Carolina … Quakes forward Steven Lenhart, Quakes defender Shaun Francis and Houston defender Eric Bunner were teammates with the Columbus Crew in 2010 … Quakes midfielder Atiba Harris and Houston forward Tony Cascio were teammates with the Colorado Rapids in 2013 … Quakes defender Victor Bernardez and Houston midfielder Boniek Garcia will both be representing Honduras in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil … Quakes forward Mike Fucito and Houston defender David Horst were teammates with the Portland Timbers in 2012 … Quakes defender Clarence Goodson and Houston midfielder Brad Davis were teammates with the Dallas Burn in 2004

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