Olympic Club continued their qualifying run with a 4-2 win over the Oakland Stompers at the Beach Chalet in San Francisco. The match was their second straight tournament win for the SFSFL outfit over a UPSL club having defeated JASA Redwood City last month on the road.
Next up for JASA is a road trip to Stockton TLJ FC (Edison High School) on Saturday October 12 at 7:30pm , while Vacaville returns home (Fairfield High School) to host Real San Jose on Sunday October 13 with a 2pm kick-off.
The Quakes will take next weekend off before resuming play on the road with a midweek match at Salt Lake on Wednesday September 11 at 6:30 PT, while Orland City returns home to host LAFC on Saturday September 7 at 4:30pm.
In a game that was marked with league records for shots with 43 and shots on goal for the Quakes and saves from Vancouver Whitecaps goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau with 19, the home team was once again dominant while the visitors continued their season with futility with San Jose winning 3 to 1.
While Vancouver got off to an early lead with a goal from Jacob Nerwinski in the 6th minute, Judson tied the match one minute later. The Quakes held on to the league thanks to two insurance goals from Chris Wondolowski in the 34th minute and Andy Rios with his second half goal in the 73rd.
The Quakes will continue their homestand against Orlando City on Saturday with a 7:15 kickoff. The Whitecaps go on to Montreal in an all-Canadian tilt on Wednesday 5pm start before returning home to host NYCFC on Saturday at 7pm.
Quakes draw 1-1 with the Crew. Magnus Eriksson converted a penalty kick in the 41st minute to give the home team a lead. However, Gyasi Zardes tied the game with his goal in the 65th minute and the result was each team getting a point and the Quakes’ have 8 wins and 2 draws at 10 home games since April 6.
The Quakes now head back to the road to face the Colorado Rapids in their second meeting in two weeks with the visitors hoping to sweep the series on August 10 6pm start. Columbus will next host interstate rival FC Cincinnati for the first time in MLS for Ohio bragging rights on the same day 4:30 kickoff.
A Wondo strike that was later credited as an own goal got the Quakes off to a quick lead in the 2nd minute, with Vako extending the lead later in the 34th minute. Shea Salinas later put the dagger on the game in the 83th minute to give the Quakes another victory. A goal from Colorado’s Diego Rubio in the closing minutes of the game was the only blemish in a possible clean sheet.
Next on the league schedule for the Quakes will be the Columbus Crew on August 3 at 6:45pm. The Rapids return home to host Montreal on the same day, 6pm start. The teams will play again the following week on August 10 this time at the Rapids home field.
Raul de Tomas scored early in the 4th minute, while Rafa and Haris Seferovic added two more in the 70th and 73th minutes respectively as Benfica (Lisbon, Portugal) defeated Chivas de Guadalajara 3 to 0.
Sandro Castillo of Valladolid scored a goal in the 34th minute while Chris Wondolowski evened the score at the 60th minute with an assist from Paul Marie as the Quakes drew with the Spanish La Liga side at 1 goal each. Wondolowski had a penalty kick goal hit the crossbar in the latter stages of the second half to preserve the tie.
SF City held their last game of the season under the foggy lights of Kezar. Fresh from a current 2 game winning streak they were unable to finish on a high note, as the visiting Orange County team got off to a quick 3 first half goal lead. They never looked back as the hometown team tried to come back with a second half goal but it was all for naught as the OCSC U23s defeated SF City 3-1.
SF City finishes their 2019 campaign with 4 wins, 7 losses, and 3 draws. Orange County currently has 4 wins, 5 losses, and 4 draws and have one more game in San Francisco at Boxer against the Glens on Saturday July 13 6pm kickoff.