SAN JOSE, Calif. — Jeremy Ebobisse and Rodrigues scored goals in the first 15 minutes and the San Jose Earthquakes held off Real Salt Lake for a 2-1 victory on Saturday night.
Ebobisse's ninth goal of the season for San Jose (10-9-10) came in the 2nd minute. Rodriguez, a defender, found the net for the first time. Cristian Espinoza notched assists on both goals.
Cristian Arango connected for a fourth time this season for Real Salt Lake (11-10-7), scoring unassisted in the 44th minute to complete the scoring.
Daniel de Sousa Britto finished with six saves for the Earthquakes. Zac MacMatch saved four shots for Real Salt Lake.