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Back-and-forth Cali Clasico ends in stalemate
August 9th, 2014 2:01AM

TAGS:  los angeles galaxy, mls, san jose earthquakes


[MLS: Friday] Chris Wondolowski scored one goal and set up fellow DP Matias Perez Garcia, who was making his MLS debut, for a second goal as the visiting San Jose Earthquakes twice led the LA Galaxy before the teams played to a 2-2 tie in their California Clasico that saw the Galaxy finish with a 24-3 edge in shots.

Against the run of play, the Quakes twice went ahead but the Galaxy twice equalized, first on Gyasi Zardes' ninth goal of the season and then on Omar Gonzalez's near-post header early in the second half.

The result moved the Galaxy into third place in the Western Conference and the Quakes to within six points of the playoff zone with two games in hand on fifth-place Colorado.

-- Landon Donovan earned his 300th career start in the match, becoming just the eighth player to reach the plateau.

MLS WEEK 22, Results:
Friday, August 8   
LA Galaxy 2 San Jose 2.
SJ: Chris Wondolowski
LA: Gyasi Zardes 29
SJ: Matias Perez Garcia (Chris Wondolowski, Atiba Harris) 31
LA: Omar Gonzalez (Stefan Ishizaki) 49
Att.: 19,719.

MLS WEEK 22, Schedule:
Saturday, August 9
7 pm ET
Philadelphia vs. Montreal
7:30 pm ET
Columbus vs. Toronto FC
9 pm ET
FC Dallas vs. Colorado
10 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. D.C. United
10:30 pm ET
Portland vs. Chivas USA
Sunday, August 10
8 pm ET
Chicago vs. New York, UDN
Vancouver vs. Sporting KC
10:30 pm ET
Seattle vs. Houston, ESPN2, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes

MLS Standings:
39 Sporting KC 11-5-6 32/20
37 D.C. United 11-6-4 32/21
29 Toronto FC 8-7-5 29/28
28 New York 6-6-10 35/33
27 Columbus 6-7-9 26/28
26 New England 8-12-2 29/35
24 Philadelphia 5-8-9 34/36
22 Houston 6-11-4 23/40
22 Chicago 3-5-13 28/34
14 Montreal 3-13-5 21/39

38 Seattle 12-6-2 35/28
36 Real Salt Lake 9-4-9 33/27
34 LA Galaxy 9-4-7 34/19
33 FC Dallas 9-7-6 35/31
30 Colorado 8-8-6 31/28
29 Vancouver 6-4-11 31/29
27 Portland 6-7-9 36/38
24 San Jose 6-8-6 25/22
23 Chivas USA 6-10-5 21/34
MLS: Leading Scorers
18 Bradley Wright-Phillips, New York
14 Dom Dwyer, Sporting KC
14 Erick Torres, Chivas USA
12 Robbie Keane, LA Galaxy
11 Jermain Defoe, Toronto FC
9 Clint Dempsey, Seattle
9 Joao Plata, Real Salt Lake
9 Gyasi Zardes, LA Galaxy
8 Will Bruin, Houston
8 Obafemi Martins, Seattle
8 Sebastien Le Toux, Philadelphia
8 Chris Wondolowski, San Jose

MLS WEEK 23: Schedule:
Friday, August 15
9 pm ET
Houston vs. Philadelphia, NBCSN
Saturday, August 16
2:30 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. Seattle, NBCSN
6:30 pm ET
Montreal vs. Chicago
7:30 pm ET
Columbus vs. LA Galaxy
New England vs. Portland
8:30 pm ET
Sporting KC vs. Toronto FC
10:30 pm ET
Chivas USA vs. Vancouver
San Jose vs. FC Dallas
Sunday, August 17
8 pm ET
D.C. United vs. Colorado, UDN

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