Lopez leads San Jose against Austin FC after 3-goal outing
San Jose Earthquakes (6-9-9) vs. Austin FC (5-15-4)
Austin; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Austin FC +102, San Jose +246, Draw +259; over/under is 2.5 goals
BOTTOM LINE: Eduardo Lopez leads San Jose into a matchup with Austin FC after scoring three goals against Real Salt Lake.
Austin FC takes the field for the twenty-fifth game in franchise history. Austin FC has has been outscored 36-22 through its first 24 games of MLS play.
The Earthquakes went 8-9-6 overall during the 2020 season while going 4-7-1 on the road. San Jose scored 44 goals a season ago and had 26 assists.
The teams play Saturday for the second time this season. The last meeting ended in a 0-0 draw.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Austin FC: Matt Besler (injured), Danny Hoesen (injured), Ulises Segura (injured), Aaron Schoenfeld (injured), Benjamin Sweat (injured).
San Jose: Shea Salinas (injured), Jeremy Ebobisse (injured), Nathan.