Our coverage was in San Jose for both the Quakes and Quakes 2.
Our friends at the usual spots have their highlights from the Roots v Monterey match where the home team was able to salvage a point in a 2-2 draw and keep their playoff hopes alive.
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The Quakes reserves win 1-0 thanks to a goal from Ousseni Bouda in the 56th minute. The win clinches a playoff spot for the Next Pro team.
The Quakes will open up on the road as the 6th ranked team, with Colorado as the top team receiving a bye, and Tacoma (2nd) and Sporting Kansas City (3rd) having the option to pick their opponent so those clubs or Austin (4th) will be the opponent.
Update 9/26 9pm:
The Quakes will play St. Louis 2 (5th) on Sunday October 1 at 3pm while Tacoma has picked Houston (7th), and Kansas City selected Austin (4th) who will open on the road instead.
The Quakes and Nashville play to a 1-1 draw. Teal Bunbury opened up the scoring for the visitors with his goal five minutes into the second half with new acquisition Matthew Hoppe drawing the game even twenty-five minutes later.
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Next up for the Quakes is a road game to Minnesota on Saturday September 30 at 5:30pm while Nashville returns home to host Seattle on the same day.
Thanks to two goals early in the game the Quakes win over Salt Lake 2-1. Jeremy Ebobisse opened up the Quakes tally two minutes into the game with Rodrigues getting the second goal thirteen minutes later. Cristian Espinoza assisted on both goals to continue his stellar 2023 season. Chicho Arango put Real Salt Lake with his goal in the 44th minute but that was enough for the eighth home win of the year and continue the Quakes playoff drive.
The Quakes have another midweek game with a match at Portland on Wednesday September 20th at 7:30 before returning home to host Nashville next Saturday night. Real Salt Lake returns home to host a midweek game against Dallas 6:30 pm kick and another next Saturday against Vancouver.
The Quakes score early in the first half with a goal from Roberto Hategan in the 5th minute while Eduardo Blancas extended the lead three minutes later to give the Quakes reserves a 2-0 lead. However, it was MNUFC2 that came back to draw even with goals from Kameron Lacey in the 42nd minute and Emmanuel Iwe in the 71st.
The Minnesota reserves ended up with the extra point to settle the tie with Geremy Rodas clinching the win to give his team a 9-8 victory.
The photo album
Next up for Quakes II is a road trip to Tacoma to face the Sounders Next Pro affiliate Defiance on Saturday September 9 at 7:30pm while MNUFC2 returns home to play Austin FC II on Sunday September 10 at 3pm.
The Quakes were able to come back from a goal down to draw 1-1 against Minnesota. Cade Cowell scored his first goal of the season in the 17th minute, while Teemu Pukki opened up the tally four minutes into the match.
The photo album
Next up for the Quakes is a road trip to Washington, DC to face United on Saturday September 9 at 430pm while Minnesota returns home to host New England on the same day at 530pm.