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Second half spurt by NYCFC dooms Quakes in first home loss of season

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Second half spurt by NYCFC dooms Quakes in first home loss of season

SAN JOSE -- Maximiliano Moralez had a goal and an assist and New York City FC beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Saturday night.

Ismael Tajouri dribbled it to the right side of the penalty box from about 40 yards out and fed it to Maximiliano Moralez who, with the help of a deflection off Yeferson Quintana, made it 2-1 for NYCFC (4-0-1) in the 60th minute.

Anton Tinnerholm smashed home a volley to finish Moralez's corner to tie the game in the 49th minute.

Quintana opened the scoring in the third minute for the Quakes (1-2-0) with his first career MLS goal. He headed Magnus Eriksson's corner with a flick into the far side of the goal.

Sean Johnson made nine saves, five after the 60th minute to preserve City's lead.

NYCFC has scored two goals in each of its five of its games this season.

Hoesen scores 2 goals, Earthquakes tie Revolution 2-2

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Hoesen scores 2 goals, Earthquakes tie Revolution 2-2

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SAN JOSE -- Danny Hoesen scored two goals to help the San Jose Earthquakes tie the New England Revolution 2-2 on Wednesday night.

San Jose (2-9-4) avoided its first five-game losing streak since 2009. New England (6-4-6) is unbeaten in its last six games in the series, with three victories.

Hoesen opened the scoring in the 17th minute. After a defensive turnover, Hoesen dribbled into the penalty area and sent a left-footed shot past Matt Turner. Hoesen tied it at 2 in the 51st on a header for his ninth goal of the season.

Diego Fagundez tied it at 1 in the 31st by bending a free kick over the wall and inside the near post. Cristian Penilla scored his sixth goal of the season in the 43rd on a fast break to give New England the lead. Penilla dribbled down the left side, cut back his defender inside the box and smashed a shot into the top corner.

Quakes' comeback attempt falls short in Chicago

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Quakes' comeback attempt falls short in Chicago

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BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Alan Gordon scored his third goal in his three matches and turned in a spectacular defensive play to assure Chicago of a 2-1 win over San Jose on Saturday night.

Gordon's 59th career goal came in the 29th minute when he headed in a looping cross from Luis Solignac. His bicycle kick to clear a ball in the goal box helped assure the Fire's second win in its last five matches.

Chicago lost goalkeeper Patrick McLain just before halftime with a right thigh injury and he was subbed out for Richard Sanchez in the 44th minute.

Aleksandar Katai added an insurance goal in the 49th minute for his fourth tally of the season.

Danny Hoesen got San Jose on the board in the 74th minute.

The Earthquakes, now winless in their last four matches, lost Shea Shalinas in the 14th minute with an injury.