Sporting beats Quakes 2-1, 1st win in San Jose since 2000
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Ellis scored his first goal of the season in the 81st minute and Sporting Kansas City beat the Earthquakes 2-1 on Saturday night for their first victory in San Jose since Aug. 16, 2000.
Benny Feilhaber's corner slipped through a group of leaping players and connected with Ellis,, who deflected it in off his back heel. Kansas City (12-12-7) was 0-10-5 in Northern California since its last victory.
Lodeiro scores late goal, Sounders tie Earthquakes 1-1
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Nicolas Lodeiro scored in the 80th minute and the Seattle Sounders rallied to tie the San Jose Earthquakes 1-1 on Saturday night.
The Sounders (9-13-5) bounced back after having their five-game undefeated streak snapped at Portland on Aug. 28, while the Earthquakes (7-8-12) are winless in four straight.
Lodeiro, who transferred from Argentina's Boca Juniors and signed with Seattle in July, scored off a free kick for his third goal of the season.