San Jose Earthquakes' Cristian Espinoza, from left to right, Chris Wondolowski, Magnus Eriksson, Nick Lima, Vako Qazaishvili and Florian Jungwirth celebrate Wondolowski's goal against the Vancouver Whitecaps during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, July 20, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Wondolowski, Earthquakes hand Whitecaps 5th straight loss

July 21, 2019 - 12:20 am

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Chris Wondolowski had a goal and an assist and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the slumping Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 on Saturday night.

Valeri Qazaishvili and Magnus Eriksson also scored for the Earthquakes (10-7-4).

Doneil Henry opened the scoring for Vancouver (4-11-8) in the seventh minute. The Whitecaps have lost five straight.

San Jose tied it in the 16th minute, with Wondolowski stepping up Qazaishvili's strike.

Wondolowski, the leading scorer in the MLS history, broke the tie in the 34th minute.

Eriksson connected in the 79th.

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