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San Jose continues to roll, ousts Real Salt Lake in 5-2 win


© APWF San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Magnus Eriksson scores a goal on a penalty kick during the second half of the team's MLS soccer match against Real Salt Lake, Monday, July 27, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) The Earthquakes advanced to the quarterfinals of the tournament and will face either Columbus or Minnesota United on Saturday in the final eight.


© APWF San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Magnus Eriksson celebrates after scoring on a penalty kick during the second half of the team's MLS soccer match against Real Salt Lake, Monday, July 27, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) Eriksson scored on a penalty drawn by Tommy Thompson in the 49th minute to give the Earthquakes a 2-1 lead.


Rios passed back in front of goal where Vako had continued his run and easily beat RSL goalkeeper Zac MacMath.


© APWF San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski, right, celebrates after scoring a goal past Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Zac MacMath, center, as Earthquakes midfielder Carlos Fierro (21) comes to congratulate Wondolowski during the second half of an MLS soccer match Monday, July 27, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) Real Salt Lake pulled within 3-2 in the 75th minute on Damir Kreilach's left-footed shot.


© APWF San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Jackson Yueill, left, and defender Guram Kashia, right, combine to take the ball from Real Salt Lake forward Corey Baird during the first half of an MLS soccer match Monday, July 27, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) Erickson added another penalty in stoppage time after video review ruled Kyle Beckerman should have been called for a handball in the penalty area.


San Jose was the first team to arrive in Florida in late June and the win assured it will spend part of three months in the MLS bubble.






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