Playing away from the Buck Shaw Stadium for the first time since May 19, and in one of the key games of the season against second place
Real Salt Lake
San Jose Earthquakes
took care of business, and some more.
scored a hat trick, and
added two more goals for the final score 5-0.
"I felt it was a strong performance from the guys," said Frank Yallop. "I felt good coming into the game. There was just a sense of confidence in the team and in the locker room before the game and it carried out to the pitch. There was no doubt in my mind that we were going to win the game."
Quakes began the game like they really missed the place. It all started with a good scoring chance by Chris Wondolowski, as he was open 13 yards away from the goal, and kicked the ball low but just wide of the net.
With the pressure continuing, the Quakes opened the score on the 18th minute. Corner kicks have been a strength for the Quakes this season, and proved to be key in this game. With the delivery from