Kickoff: March 28, 12:00 p.m. PT at Gillette Stadium
Television: CSN Bay Area
Radio: 1370 KZSF, 1590 KLIV
Earthquakes vs. New England Revolution All-Time
MLS Regular Season: 20-13-5
Home: 10-6-3 (38 GF, 25 GA)
Away: 10-7-2 (29 GF, 23 GA)
Shootout (1996-99): 0-0; Overtime (2000-03): 0-0-1; Playoffs: 0-0-0;
US Open Cup: 0-0-0
All-Time Scoring: San Jose – 67, New England – 48
Last Game vs. New England
Earthquakes 1, New England Revolution 2; March 29, 2014; Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.
The San Jose Earthquakes gave up a last minute goal to the New England Revolution to lose 2-1 at a rain-soaked Buck Shaw Stadium. Chris Wondolowski scored his second goal of the season in the defeat. The loss snapped the Quakes 21-game unbeaten streak at Buck Shaw Stadium in all competitions. The Revolution jumped ahead in the 35th minute through an own goal. After a ball slipped past Quakes goalkeeper Jon Busch, Victor Bernardez recovered to clear the ball, but he slipped and redirected it into the Quakes goal. San Jose came out flying in the second half and found the equalizer as Wondolowski scored for the second straight match at home. After a Cordell Cato cross was deflected, Wondolowski jumped on the loose ball and slammed it past Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth into the far post. Lee Nguyen grabbed the winner for the Revolution on a counter attack in the final seconds. Nguyen took a pass from Scott Caldwell and broke into the San Jose box, before firing a near-post shot past a diving Busch.
History of the Quakes – Revolution Rivalry
The Quakes are 20-13-5 all-time against the Revs in regular-season games, and dominated the series from 2001-05 … The Quakes did not lose to New England for 12 straight games over those five seasons, putting together a 9-0-3 record while out-scoring their opponent 27-11 from May 5, 2001, through Oct. 1, 2005 … The Revs had not beaten the Quakes since July 22, 2000 (2-1), until their 2-0 home victory on May 17, 2008 … On Mar. 10, 2012, forward Chris Wondolowski scored the lone goal in a 1-0 Earthquakes victory … New England won 2-0 on July 6, 2013 at Gillette Stadium with the Earthquakes dressing just 16 on their matchday roster due to national team call-ups, injuries and suspensions … In their most recent matchup on March 29, 2014, New England defeated San Jose 2-1 thanks to a goal by Lee Nguyen in the waning moments of the match.
Earthquakes – New England Revolution Connections
New England midfielder Stephen McCarthy spent the first three years (2006-09) of his college career with Santa Clara at Buck Shaw Stadium prior to transferring to North Carolina for his redshirt senior season in 2010 … Earthquakes midfielder Tommy Thompson (2013), Revs defender Kevin Alston (2006-08) and Revs midfielder Lee Nguyen (2004-05) attended Indiana University … Earthquakes defender Victor Bernardez and Revs forward Jerry Bengston both play for the Honduran National Team … Earthquakes defender Paulo Renato and Revs defender Jose Goncalves are both Portuguese … Earthquakes defender Jorden Stewart and Revs midfielder Andy Dorman both hail from England … Earthquakes midfielder Shea Salinas and Revs goalkeeper Brad Knighton played together with Philadelphia in 2010 … Earthquakes defender Marvell Wynne (2004-05) and Revs midfielder Kelyn Rowe (2010-11) attended UCLA … San Jose forward Chris Wondolowski and Revs midfielder Jermaine Jones played alongside each other for team USA at the 2014 FIFA World Cup … Jones and Quakes defender Clarence Goodson have also appeared together for the US National Team … New England goalkeeper Trevor Spangenberg and Quakes midfielder Leandro Barrera played together with Chivas USA in 2014 … Revolution general manager Mike Burns played for the Earthquakes with Earthquakes general manager John Doyle during the 2000 season … Quakes assistant coach Steve Ralston played for the Revolution from 2002 to 2010, tallying 42 goals and 92 assists in 201 appearances with the club … San Jose and New England were two of the 10 original members of MLS during its inaugural 1996 season.