Oct 21, 2008, 6:07 AM
New York Red Bulls will host Omar Jasseh’s San Jose Earthquakes in a game rated as one of the toughest in this week’s MLS matches at the Red Bull Arena.
Ahead of Saturday's encounter, Red Bulls has been tipped to be the winners by goal.com, as its defense is rock-solid which is linked to new signing Rafa Marquez, who adapted quickly to the very high defensive pressure and man-marking he will face.
The United States Major league Soccer week 22 fixtures goal.com added, San Jose Earthquakes is the team with high Morale. The club has won two straights, including a hard-fought 1-0 victory over the league-leading Los Angeles Galaxy to take the season series.
San Jose managed to achieve two clean sheets in a row despite fielding a temporary defense, due to injuries and suspension. They have benefited from some good results over the past couple of weeks, but it is too difficult to look past the New York side recent form.
All in Saturday matches, Amadou Sanyang's Toronto FC will host Salt Lake,
Abdoulie Mansally and Sainey Nyassi's New England will meet Philadelphia Union, while Sanna Nyassi and Seattle Sounders host Chicago.