Earthquakes Start Fast, Hold Off Real Salt Lake 2-1

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jeremy Ebobisse and Rodrigues scored goals in the first 15 minutes and the San Jose Earthquakes held off Real Salt Lake for a 2-1 victory on Saturday night.

Ebobisse's ninth goal of the season for San Jose (10-9-10) came in the 2nd minute. Rodriguez, a defender, found the net for the first time. Cristian Espinoza notched assists on both goals.

Cristian Arango connected for a fourth time this season for Real Salt Lake (11-10-7), scoring unassisted in the 44th minute to complete the scoring.

Daniel de Sousa Britto finished with six saves for the Earthquakes. Zac MacMatch saved four shots for Real Salt Lake.


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