SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes defeated the Montreal Impact 1-0 Saturday night in the first game of the 2017 MLS regular season. Anibal Godoy scored in the 17th minute with a chip goal to secure the victory.
Five Earthquakes made their MLS debuts during the victory: Danny Hoesen, Jahmir Hyka, Florian Jungwirth, Nick Lima and Marco Ureña.
The Quakes return to action next Saturday, March 11 against Vancouver Whitecaps FC with kickoff scheduled for 6:45 p.m. PT. The match will be broadcast live on CSN California, KNBR 1050 and 1370 KZSF.
MLS Regular Season
San Jose Earthquakes 1 – 0 Montreal Impact
March. 4, 2017 – Avaya Stadium in San Jose, CA
Scoring Summary: SJ – Anibal Godoy (Chris Wondolowski) 17.
Misconduct Summary: MTL – Chris Duvall (caution) 14; SJ – Fatai Alashe (caution) 35; MTL – Hassoun Camara (caution) 45+1 (second caution) 66; MTL – Matteo Mancosu (caution) 83; SJ – Shea Salinas (caution) 90+2.
SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES: David Bingham; Shaun Francis, Victor Bernardez, Florian Jungwirth, Nick Lima; Tommy Thompson (Shea Salinas 69), Anibal Godoy, Fatai Alashe, Simon Dawkins (Jahmir Hyka 70); Marco Ureña (Danny Hoesen 79), Chris Wondolowski.
SHOTS: 17, SHOTS ON GOAL: 4; SAVES: 0; FOULS: 12; CORNER KICKS: 7; OFFSIDES: 3.
MONTREAL IMPACT: Evan Bush; Ambroise Oyongo, Hassoun Camara, Chris Duvall, Laurent Ciman; Ignacio Piatti, Marco Donadel, Hernan Bernadello (Nick DePuy 83), Patrice Bernier (Daniel Lovitz 74); Dominic Oduro (Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla 63), Matteo Manccosu.
SHOTS: 5; SHOTS ON GOAL: 0; SAVES: 3; FOULS: 17; CORNER KICKS: 5; OFFSIDES: 4.