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Sounders shut out as Espinoza’s goal leads San Jose to 1-0 win

Jul 31, 2021, 5:35 PM | Updated: Sep 13, 2021, 9:20 pm
COLUMBUS, OHIO - DECEMBER 12: Yeimar Gomez #28 of Seattle Sounders reacts in the first half during ...
COLUMBUS, OHIO - DECEMBER 12: Yeimar Gomez #28 of Seattle Sounders reacts in the first half during the MLS Cup Final against Columbus Crew at MAPFRE Stadium on December 12, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)
(Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

Cristian Espinoza recorded the only goal of the match in the 45th minute and the San Jose Earthquakes blanked the Seattle Sounders 1-0 Saturday.

Earthquakes 1, Sounders 0: Box score

Espinoza sealed the victory for the Earthquakes (4-7-5) with a shot, assisted by Florian Jungwirth.

The Sounders (9-3-5) outshot the Earthquakes 8-4. Both teams had three shots on goal.

Jt Marcinkowski saved all three shots he faced for the Earthquakes. Stefan Cleveland saved two of the three shots he faced for the Sounders.

Both teams next play Wednesday. The Earthquakes visit the Portland Timbers and the Sounders host Dallas.

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