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NEWS: Earthquakes to Face Real Salt Lake in MLS is Back Tournament Round of 16 on July 27

SAN JOSE, Calif – The San Jose Earthquakes will face Real Salt Lake in the MLS is Back Tournament Round of 16 on Monday, July 27 at 5:30 p.m. PT, presented by Intermedia.The match will be broadcast on FS1, KNBR 1050, 1370 KZSF and TuneIn Radio.

The San Jose Earthquakes won Group B with an undefeated 2-0-1 record (7 pts.). The Quakes finished in a scoreless draw with the defending MLS Cup champions Seattle Sounders FC on July 10 before earning back-to-back wins over Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4-3) on July 15 and Chicago Fire FC (2-0) on July 19.

With all three Group Stage matches counting towards the regular season stats and standings, the Earthquakes are now 2-1-2 in the regular season, tied for their best start through five matches since 2012 (2016). The Group Stage also saw forward Chris Wondolowski score twice, extending his own MLS record to 161 career goals.

Should San Jose defeat Real Salt Lake, the club would face the winner of the Round of 16 match between Columbus Crew SC and Minnesota United FC in the Quarterfinals.

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The Knockout Stage presented by Audi features eight Round-of-16 matches, played as doubleheaders on four consecutive evenings (July 25-28), followed by four quarterfinal matches (July 30-August 1), two semifinal matches (August 5-6) and the MLS is Back Tournament Final on August 11.

 

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