Earthquakes Weekly Update: October 8, 2018
The San Jose Earthquakes announced today that the club has hired Matias Almeyda as head coach. The former Argentina National Team midfielder recently led Mexican side Chivas de Guadalajara to the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League title. Interim head coach Steve Ralston will remain in his role for the final two matches of the 2018 regular season before Almeyda takes over in 2019. Read the full story here.
The San Jose Earthquakes will host Liga MX's Cruz Azul for an international friendly on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 5:15 p.m. PT at Avaya Stadium. Tickets for this match can be found here.
Avaya Stadium will host a friendly match between Liga MX sides Chivas and Pumas de la UNAM on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this match can be found here.
This past Saturday, the Earthquakes suffered a 3-1 loss to the New York Red Bulls at Avaya Stadium. Quakes forward Chris Wondolowski scored his 144th MLS career goal in the match and is now just two shy of breaking the league's all-time goal-scoring record held by Landon Donovan (145).