7/17 Regular Season LA Galaxy vs. SJ Earthquakes Pre Match Scouting Report

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San Jose Notes and Injuries

L-L-W-D-L (25 pts, 7th Western Conference)

  • Steven Lenhart and Innocent are still out indefinitely with knee injuries, and Mike Fucito is listed as out with a right hamstring injury.
  • Quincy Amarikwa picked up a right shoulder contusion in the friendly against Club America and is listed as questionable.
  • Chris Wondolowski and Cordell Cato are with their national teams (USA and T&T) for Gold Cup duty.

LA Notes and Injuries

D-W-W-L-W (31 pts, 5th Western Conference)

  • Jose Villarreal and Mika Vayrynen are listed as questionable from injuries they picked up in the friendly against Club America.
  • LA will be without USMNT players Gyasi Zardes, Alan Gordon, and Omar Gonzalez but they will have Steven Gerrard making his MLS debut tonight.

Predicted Starting Lineup

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Matchup

  • In their last regular season meeting, the Quakes took the 3 points with a 3-1 victory in front of 50,000 at Stanford Stadium thanks to goals from Chris Wondolowski, Cordell Cato, and Clarence Goodson. Wondo and Cato are off at Gold Cup now, and the Quakes will have to get some scoring from other places in tonights game.
  • In the Open Cup, the Galaxy took an ugly 1-0 victory where both teams fielded their “B-Squads,” but it was a disappointing performance to lose at home for the Quakes nonetheless.

Anay Patel

I have been a lifelong Quakes fan, and founded Quakes Epicenter in November of 2014. I have been credentialed to cover the Quakes since the 2015 season, and currently serves as the lead editor of the website. Outside of the Quakes, I am currently a student at the University of Southern California studying Computer Science and Business Administration.

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