Danny Hoesen - Minnesota - 2018
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MATCH PREVIEW: Quakes travel to face Minnesota United FC for the second time in 2018

The San Jose Earthquakes will begin a two-match road trip this week when they face Minnesota United FC on Saturday, May 12 at 11:00 a.m. PT. Saturday’s game will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Bay Area, KNBR 1050 and 1370 KZSF.

The Quakes suffered a 1-0 loss to the Portland Timbers this past Saturday, May 5. Midfielder Chris Wehan made his MLS debut and Chris Dangerfield was inducted into the club’s Hall of Fame at halftime.

 

OPPONENT INFORMATION

Earthquakes vs. Minnesota United All-Time

MLS Regular Season: 3-0-0

Home: 2-0-0 (6 GF, 4 GA)

Away: 1-0-0 (1 GF, 0 GA)

All-Time Scoring: San Jose – 7, Minnesota – 4

Last Game vs. Minnesota

Earthquakes 3 – 2 Minnesota United; March 3, 2018; Avaya Stadium, San Jose, CA

The San Jose Earthquakes started their 2018 MLS regular season with a 3-2 win against Minnesota United FC at Avaya Stadium. Earthquakes forward Danny Hoesen notched a brace and Designated Player Vako also found the back of the net for the home side.

Defenders Harold Cummings, Jimmy Ockford and Yeferson Quintana along with midfielder Magnus Eriksson made their Earthquakes debuts in the match.

History of the Quakes – Minnesota United Rivalry

The Earthquakes won their first ever MLS match against Minnesota United FC 1-0 away from home on April 29, 2017 ... In their second meeting on Oct. 22, 2017, a late game-winning goal from Marco Ureña sent the Quakes to their first playoff berth in five years … In their first meeting of 2018, the Quakes defeated Minnesota United 3-2. Danny Hoesen’s two-goal performance earned him MLS Player of the Week honors in Week 1.

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