Guram - Seattle - 07/25/2018
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MATCH PREVIEW: Quakes finish the 2018 season against Seattle Sounders FC

OPPONENT INFORMATION

Earthquakes vs. Seattle Sounders FC All-Time

MLS Regular Season: 10-9-5

Home: 5-2-4 (14 GF, 8 GA)

Away: 5-7-1 (12 GF, 20 GA)

All-Time Scoring: San Jose – 26, Seattle Sounders FC – 28
 

Last Game vs. Seattle Sounders FC

Earthquakes 0 – 1 Seattle Sounders; July 25, 2017; Avaya Stadium, San Jose, CA

The San Jose Earthquakes fell to Seattle Sounders FC 1-0 at Avaya Stadium. Quakes defender Guram Kashia and midfielder Luis Felipe made their MLS debuts in the match.
 

History of the Quakes – Seattle Sounders FC Rivalry

The two teams first met in regular season play in 2009 when the Sounders joined MLS … San Jose won all three meetings in the 2012 regular season, including two wins at CenturyLink Field in Seattle … Chris Wondolowski scored the winner in a 1-0 win on March 31 in Seattle on a penalty kick, following a foul by Marc Burch on Steven Lenhart … Lenhart then scored a dramatic game-winner on Aug. 11 at Buck Shaw Stadium, netting a stoppage time goal following a late equalizer by Sounders FC … San Jose then took a 2-1 win on Sept. 22 at CenturyLink Field with goals from Simon Dawkins and Chris Wondolowski … Seattle did win 1-0 over San Jose in a U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal match at Kezar Stadium. Current Quakes midfielder Cordell Cato scored the winner for Seattle that night … The Quakes and Sounders FC played three times in 2009, with Seattle taking both meetings at what was then called Qwest Field (2-0 on April 25 and 2-1 on June 13), before the Earthquakes registered a 4-0 triumph at Buck Shaw Stadium on Aug. 2 … In 2010, the Earthquakes edged the Sounders FC at Qwest Field, 1-0 on May 22 thanks to a Chris Wondolowski goal, while Seattle returned the favor at Buck Shaw on July 31 through a Fredy Montero strike … In 2011, the two teams battled to a 2-2 draw at Buck Shaw on April 2, while Seattle took a 2-1 decision at CenturyLink Field on Oct. 15 … San Jose won each of their three regular-season matches in 2012 by one goal … Seattle Sounders FC knocked the Earthquakes out of the 2012 U.S. Open Cup in the quarterfinals, upending San Jose 1-0 on June 26 at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco … They squared off twice in 2013, with each team winning their home game. In the first meeting, San Jose won 1-0 thanks to a Chris Wondolowski goal in first-half stoppage time … After dropping their second meeting of 2013 4-0 at CenturyLink Field, the Earthquakes bounced back for a gritty 1-0 win … San Jose dropped their first meeting of 2014 against Seattle after a golazo from Obafemi Martins—a chipped shot from near the end line on May 17 at CenturyLink Field … The San Jose Earthquakes evened the season series on Saturday, Aug. 2, topping Western Conference leading Seattle Sounders FC 1-0 thanks to a goal from Portuguese forward Yannick Djalo … The two teams finished off the 2014 season with a 1-1 draw at CenturyLink Field on Aug. 20 with goals by Sounders FC forward Chad Barrett and Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski … On March 7, the Earthquakes secured their first victory of the 2015 season with a 3-2 win on the road at Seattle… In their second matchup of 2015, the Quakes shut out Seattle Sounders FC 2-0 on the road at CenturyLink Stadium on June 20 … San Jose drew with Seattle Sounders FC 1-1 in their final matchup of 2015 to finish the season with an undefeated 2-0-1 record against their Western Conference foes … On May 7, 2016, the Earthquakes fell to Seattle Sounders FC 2-0 at CenturyLink Field in their first encounter of 2016, snapping a five-game unbeaten streak against Seattle (3-0-2) dating back to the 2014 season … The Quakes then drew 1-1 at Avaya Stadium in the return fixture on Sept. 10, 2016 … The two clubs repeated the result to start the series in 2017, thanks to a last-gasp equalizer from Chris Wondolowski at Avaya Stadium … In their final meeting of 2017, the Quakes fell 3-0 to the Sounders at Century Link Field on July 23, 2017 … In their first meeting of 2018, the Quakes suffered a 1-0 loss at home to the Sounders on July 25. Quakes players Guram Kashia and Luis Felipe made their MLS debuts in the match.

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