A Valeri Qazaishvili brace along with a cluster of action gave the Earthquakes a much-needed 4-3 victory Saturday night.
The patchwork of San Jose’s defense could only stretch so far without an offensive answer.
San Jose and Dallas played to a draw at Avaya Stadium in a match that featured three red cards.
Dallas scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time spoiling Dominic Kinnear’s return to the San Jose sideline.
SANTA CLARA — The Earthquakes didn’t belong on the same field as FC Dallas Saturday.
A big two-goal first half gave San Jose their second victory over FC Dallas this month.
San Jose is without their most potent attacker and one of the game’s best central defenders.
SANTA CLARA — Gutsy defense and a Dallas own goal helped the Earthquakes to victory.