Earthquakes 2, Chivas USA 0
Chris Wondolowski scored on a penalty kick in the first half and
Alan Gordon added a goal in the second to lead the San Jose
Earthquakes over Chivas USA 2-0 Saturday night.
With the win, San Jose (17-6-5) extended its Western Conference
lead over Seattle to eight points, while Chivas (7-13-7) is now
tied with Portland for fewest in the conference.
Chivas coach Robin Fraser was ejected after the first half ended
for arguing with a referee.
San Jose opened the scoring after a delayed penalty kick call.
Gordon lay on the ground inside the penalty area for several
moments while his teammates continued the attack. After play was
stopped in the 19th minute, San Jose was awarded a penalty kick and
Wondolowski converted it.
Gordon scored in the 49th off a pass from Wondolowski, who
finished the night with 19 goals and seven assists on the season –
both career highs.