The Quakes and Whitecaps played to a 1-1 draw at PayPal Park in the second meeting at San Jose and the last of a three game series this year. The game hosted the 2001 MLS Cup Quakes championship team which was honored at halftime.
The only scoring in the match was in the second half, with Bruno Gaspar of the visitors tallying a goal in the 53rd minute while Benji Kikanovic drew the game even seven minutes later.
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The Quakes now head on the road in a must win situation with a midweek game at Portland on Wednesday October 27 at 7pm and then to Real Salt Lake on Saturday October 30 12:30pm kickoff. The Whitecaps return home to play Minnesota on Wednesday with a 7pm start.
In a very uneventful match held under the lights on Friday the Quakes and Whitecaps played to a scoreless draw. The game marked the return of former Quakes defender Florian Jungworth who did not see any playing time with his new team. JT Marcinkowski recorded three saves in shutting out the Whitecaps. The Quakes are now unbeaten in eight games with two wins and six draws.
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The Quakes have a quick turnaround with a rare Tuesday night match on August 17 against Minnesota 7:30 pm start. The Whitecaps continue their road swing with another midweek tilt at Austin on Wednesday August 18 6pm kickoff.
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.