SANTA CLARA (CBS/AP) — Chris Wondolowski scored on a header in the 51st minute to help the San Jose Earthquakes tie the Columbus Crew 1-1 on Sunday.
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Federico Higuain scored his fourth goal of the season with left-footed strike in the 44th minute for Columbus (3-1-1). The Crew are unbeaten in three road games this year.
Columbus created the best buildups in a first half marked mostly by end-to-end counterattacks. Higuain finally cashed in one of those chances just before the half, slipping in unmarked while Hector Jimenez found Waylon Francis with a diagonal pass. Francis took the ball to the end line before turning in a grounded cross for Higuain to slot home with his left foot from 12 yards.READ MORE: Bacon May Disappear From San Francisco Bay Area Breakfast Menus
San Jose nearly tied it in the 47th minute when Yannick Djalo, freshly inserted at the half, took a short corner and beat Steve Clark with a delicate chip that ricocheted off the back post and out
The Quakes continued their pressure and tied on their fifth corner kick in the opening 6 minutes of the second half. Wondolowski got in behind Victor Bernardez’s near-post run and headed home Shea Salinas’ delivery.
Crew forward Dominic Oduro beat Earthquakes goalkeeper Jon Busch with a strong header in the 82nd minute, but crashed off the crossbar. Wondolowski came close in the 89th minute after being freed by a lead pass from Jean-Baptiste Pierazzi, but his shot tailed wide of the near post.MORE NEWS: San Jose Motorcyclist Killed After Careening Into Tree
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