Wondo - Kashia - Vako - 2019
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PLAYER NOTES: Season recap

Goal Scorer

Chris Wondolowski finished with 15 goals, tied for fifth most in MLS and most among Americans. Wondolowski’s 15 goals are his fifth most in a single season and most since 2015 (16). He extended his own MLS record to 10 consecutive seasons with 10+ goals. He also broke Landon Donovan’s career goals record (145) and currently has 159 to his credit.

Between the Posts

Daniel Vega was one of 10 players, and four goalkeepers, in MLS to start all 34 matches for their team. He was also one of just seven players to play all 3,060 minutes. Among all goalkeepers, Vega ranks eighth in saves (108) and tied for eighth in wins (13). His 108 saves are the most by a Quakes keeper since 2014 (Jon Busch – 137).

Creating Chances

Cristian Espinoza finished with 13 assists, sixth most in MLS, and five game-winning assists, tied for third most in MLS. His 13 assists are the most by a Quakes player since 2012 (Marvin Chavez – 13).

Testing the Keeper

Vako (110) and Cristian Espinoza (95) finished fourth and eighth league-wide in total shots taken, respectively. The duo each got 36 shots on target, tied for ninth across MLS.

Key Player

Magnus Eriksson became the first Earthquakes player with 6+ goals and 10+ assists in a single season since 2005 (Dwayne De Rosario). Eriksson also drew 68 fouls, eighth most in MLS and fourth most in the Western Conference.


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