After last week's hard fought battle in Portland the Whitecaps return home to face the San Jose Earthquakes. When the Caps played the Quakes at Buck Shaw stadium earlier this season they managed to grind out a 1-1 draw in a match best remembered for Nigel Reo-Coker's "horror" tackle on Sam Cronin, Andy O'Brien pulling an "injured" Steven Lenhart to his feet by the scruff of his neck and some last minute heroics by 'keeper Joe Cannon. Only three points separate the teams in the Western Conference standings, so this is shaping up to be a big game. Here are the highlights from that match to get you ready for Saturday:
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Saturday, August 10th @ 4:30 PDT - for tickets click here.
Radio: Team 1410 AM
Online: www.teamradio.ca - MLS Live*
*MLS Live is a subscription service, but they usually feature one free game per week. Check MLSSoccer.com for more details on which match may be streamed free of charge. The Whitecaps vs. Earthquakes will be featured as their Stream of the Week free of charge this week.
If you'd rather get out and cheer on the Caps with your fellow fans here is a list of viewing parties:
The SouthIslanders in Victoria gather at Yates Street Taphouse & Grill for all home and away matches. For more information click here.
Enjoy the game everyone and don't forget to check back afterwards for all the post-game news and analysis.
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