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Earthquakes reach CONCACAF CL quarters

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP)

Chris Wondolowski scored to lead the San Jose Earthquakes to a 1-0 victory over Guatemalan side CD Heredia on Wednesday night to win Group 5 of the CONCACAF Champions League.

Wondolowski's 62nd-minute strike left all three teams in the group - San Jose, Heredia and the MLS' Montreal Impact - tied on six points. The Earthquakes, making their CCL debut, will move on to next year's knockout rounds by virtue of having the group's best goal differential.

Needing only a tie to advance, Heredia opened in a defensive-minded 5-4-1 formation, and held firm for more than an hour despite San Jose having the vast majority of possession, shots and corner kicks.

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