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.
Jahmir Hyka kicked off the scoring with a goal in the 7th minute while Magnus Eriksson notched the second goal from the penalty spot in the 18th minute to give the Quakes a 2-0 lead at the half. However, that slipped away in only 2 minutes thanks to goals from Yordy Reyna in the 59th minute and Cristian Techera in the 61st to give the Whitecaps the tie. Their comeback was complete with a goal from Kei Kamara in the 68th minute and the visitors ended up with a 3-2 win. The Quakes remain with just one home win since the opener on March 3.
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Both teams will have one more chance at each other with a return trip to Canada Saturday September 1 at 7pm but the Quakes will play another game beforehand with a mid-week home match hosting FC Dallas on Wednesday August 29 at 7pm. For the Whitecaps this game is a home and home with their next match being against the very same Quakes.