In a renewed battle between old (Chivas USA) new rivals, LAFC marked another visit to San Jose with their star lineup of Carlos Vela and Diego Rossi. This time however, the home team got the better hand thanks to two goals from Nathan in the 11th minute and Chofis in the 28th–Cristian Espinoza assisted on both tallies. Jackson Yueill accounted for the Quakes scoring in the stats sheet but for the other team with his own goal in the 39th minute. This was all the scoring as the Quakes held on for a 2-1 win. Goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski kept the opposition off the board with his 6 saves. Jeremy Ebobisse made his team debut as a first half substitute in the 36th minute.
The Quakes extend their unbeaten streak to 7 with 2 wins and 5 draws as their winning streak against LAFC to three victories.
The Quakes continue their home schedule this Friday against Vancouver start time 7:30pm while LAFC continue their road trip with a match against Atlanta United Sunday August 15 1pm PST kickoff.