Portland Tournament: Fucito, Wondolowski lead Quakes past FCD
PORTLAND, Ore. - San Jose wrapped up the preseason with a 2-1 win over FC Dallas in the final match for both sides on Saturday in the Portland Timbers preseason tournament..
Reigning MLS MVP Chris Wondolowski (above) opened the scoring in the 15th minute, holding off George John around rounding goalkeeper Raul Fernandez before tapping the ball into an open net. FC Dallas equalized things in the 26th minute as Jackson volleyed a cleared cross off Victor Bernardez and past goalkeeper Jon Busch to level the match at 1-1.
San Jose scored the decisive goal off a defensive miscue from rookie London Woodberry, as the right back slipped on an attempted clearance in the 49th minute allowing Mike Fucito in with only Chris Seitz to beat. The former Timber easily slotted past Seitz for his second goal of the tournament and the game-winner.
FC Dallas open the MLS season March 2 at home against Colorado while the Earthquakes host Real Salt Lake in the final game of opening weekend on March 3.