Hines-Ike's Goal, Stuver's 6 Saves Help Austin To 1-1 Tie With Earthquakes

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Brendan Hines-Ike scored a goal for the first time since his MLS debut and Brad Stuver had six saves to help Austin FC to a 1-1 tie with the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.

Austin (6-4-5), which opened the season with a five-game winless streak, in unbeaten with two wins in its last three matches.

Cristian Espinoza bent a low cross behind a string of defenders to the back post, where Jeremy Ebobisse played a half-volley high into the back of the net to give San Jose a 1-0 lead in the 18th minute.

Hines-Ike played a header, off a free kick by Owen Wolff, that deflected off defender Jackson Yuell into the net for Austin to make it 1-1 in the 45th minute. It was the 29-year-old defender's first goal since April 17, 2021, when he helped D.C. United to a 2-1 win over New York City FC in his MLS debut.

San Jose (3-10-2) had lost back-to-back games and was coming off a 1-0 loss to Orlando City, just the third time this season the the Earthquakes have been shutout.

William Yarbrough stopped one shot for San Jose.


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