SAN JOSE -- Chris Wondolowski scored two goals, reaching 125 for his career, and the San Jose Earthquakes smothered the Portland Timbers 3-0 on Saturday night.
David Bingham made four saves in blanking the Timbers, who had a league-leading 20 goals coming into the game. It was Bingham's fourth shutout, giving him 24 in his career.
Florian Jungwirth assisted on both of Wondolowski's goals. The first came in the 31st minute when Jungwirth put the ball on Wondolowski's foot at the top of the box and he turned around and bent the ball around goalkeeper Jeff Attinella for his third goal of the season. Wondolowski took a feed from Jungwirth in the 55th minute and beat Attinella from a sharp angle for his 10th career goal against the Timbers.
San Jose (4-3-3), which had nine goals in nine games, opened the scoring in the eighth minute. During a scramble in front of the Portland goal, Wondolowski kept the loose ball from rolling wide and a sliding Jahmir Hyka tapped it home for his second goal.
The Earthquakes had seven of their eight on-target shots in the first half, when Portland (5-3-2) had just one.
SAN JOSE -- Carlos Vela capped his first career MLS hat trick with a curling shot from distance and Los Angeles FC beat the San Jose Earthquakes 5-0 on Saturday.
Vela has six goals and three assists in five games this season.
LAFC (4-0-1) opened the scoring in the eighth minute by capitalizing on a goalkeeper mistake as Daniel Vega whiffed on a clearance attempt and Vela walked it into the back of the net in the eighth minute. Vela added a goal in first-half stoppage time by redirecting home a cross if front of the goal, and he had the goal of the match in the 66th.
Former San Jose defender Steven Beitashour got past the defense for a through ball in the 26th and poked it inside the far post for a 2-0 lead. Diego Rossi scored a relatively easy goal to cap the scoring in the 68th, and Tyler Miller kept his first clean sheet of the season against San Jose (0-4-0).
HARRISON, N.J. -- Alex Muyl scored a pair of second-half goals on Saturday and the New York Red Bulls rallied after an early deficit for a 4-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes.
Muyl tied it for the Red Bulls (1-0-1) on a close-range shot in the 51st minute and made it 2-1 with a volley off a defensive deflection in the 71st minute.
Bradley Wright-Phillips added a third goal for New York in the 85th minute and Daniel Royer capped the scoring in the 89th.
Cristian Espinoza opened the scoring in the fifth minute for San Jose (0-3-0) with his first MLS goal.
Matias Almeyda, who joined San Jose in the offseason after leading C.D. Guadalajara to a CONCACAF Champions League title in 2018, is still looking for his first point as coach of the Earthquakes.