Vancouver Whitecaps FC continue their playoff push on Sunday evening with a Western Conference showdown on the road at San Jose Earthquakes. With 34 points, the 'Caps currently sit five points outside of the playoffs with a game in hand on the Portland Timbers at 39 points. The Quakes currently sit on 27 points, with one game less played than the 'Caps.
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San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Sunday, September 4, 2022 – 6:30 p.m. PT
PayPal Park – San Jose, California
BROADCAST: TSN1/4 - RADIO: AM730 - ONLINE: TSN Direct
Pre-match show: 5:30 p.m. PT (AM730)
FINAL PUSH: With six MLS regular season matches left, Vancouver Whitecaps FC will look to continue their push to the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs as they hit the road to face San Jose Earthquakes at PayPal Park in San Jose, California in the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The 'Caps, who have tallied an undefeated record of 2W-0L-3D in their last five meetings with San Jose, are just three points behind seventh place LA Galaxy and five points behind both sixth place Real Salt Lake and fifth place Nashville SC.
ROAD FORM: Sunday's game will mark the first of two consecutive away matches for the 'Caps, both of which will be crucial in the Western Conference playoff race. Since the end of May, the 'Caps have found success on the road, earning points in six of their eight matches with a record of 2W-2L-4D.
GETTING INVOLVED: Throughout the season, the 'Caps have had offensive contributions from all over the park, with a total of 19 players tallying either a goal or an assist in MLS play this season. Leading the way in goal contributions is Ryan Gauld with six goals and seven assists.