Quick Hits: Notes from a clean sheet & victory at Avaya Stadium

Quakes vs. Sporting KC
Since 2013, the Earthquakes have amassed a 4-1-0 record against SKC, shutting them out in all four of their victories. The Quakes have outscored Sporting 8-1 in those five contests. The club is also riding a three-game winning streak against KC, while not allowing a single goal [W 5-0 (8/19/15); W 1-0 (10/16/15); W 1-0 (4/24/16)].
Track Record
San Jose currently holds a 16-4-6 record against Sporting KC at home, keeping clean sheets in 14 of the last 21 such matches.
Off the Board
No team in Major League Soccer history has shut out Sporting Kansas City more than the Earthquakes – a total of 20 times.
At Least One
The Quakes have scored at least one goal in 21 consecutive matches dating back to last season, the longest active streak in MLS. Portland’s 10-game streak is currently the second longest.
Avaya Stadium = Fortress
San Jose is now 11-3-6 all-time at Avaya Stadium, keeping 11 clean sheets. The club has allowed just 11 goals in the 20 games at Avaya Stadium since its opening last season.
Earning Points in San Jose
The Quakes are currently 4-0-1 at Avaya Stadium this season, earning 13 points. The 13 points are the most earned at home by any team in MLS thus far.
Home-Field Advantage
The Earthquakes are currently riding a 10-game unbeaten streak at home (6-0-4) dating back to last September.
Hot Start to 2016
Chris Wondolowski has scored in seven of the first eight matches of the season, becoming the first Earthquakes player to ever accomplish the feat.
Golden Boot Race
Wondolowski’s seven goals are the most in MLS this season. Only Fanendo Adi (POR – 6) and Sebastian Giovinco (TOR – 6) have more than four goals so far in 2016.
Climbing the Charts
Wondolowski tallied his 116th career MLS goal, fourth most in MLS history (Landon Donovan – 144; Jeff Cunningham – 134; Jaime Moreno – 133).
From the Spot
Wondolowski scored his 20th career goal via penalty kick, which moves him into a tie with Jeff Cunningham for fourth most in league history.
Lone Ranger
For the 14th time as a member of the Earthquakes, Wondolowski tallied the lone goal in a 1-0 victory.
Scoring Game-Winners
Wondolowski’s goal was the 38th game-winner of his career, third most in MLS history. He is now three shy of the all-time record (Landon Donovan – 41; Jeff Cunningham – 40).
For One Club
His penalty kick on Sunday marked Wondolowski’s 112th career goal for San Jose, tying Landon Donovan (LA) for the second most goals with a single club (Jaime Moreno – 131 with DC).
The 200 Club
Wondolowski made his 200th career appearance for the Earthquakes on Sunday.
Bingham Among the Best
Sunday’s victory over Sporting Kansas City marked goalkeeper David Bingham’s 46th career start for San Jose. No goalkeeper in club history has ever tallied more wins (21) or shutouts (15) through their first 46 starts with the club (Pat Onstad – 21 wins, 13 shutouts; Joe Cannon – 19 wins, 10 shutouts; Jon Busch – 13 wins, 14 shutouts).

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