Chris Wondolowski hit a double and Alan Gordon notched the game-winner for the San Jose Earthquakes in a come-from-behind victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps.
Jon Busch pulled off five stops, showing again why San Jose kept him instead of current Whitecap goalkeeper Joe Cannon. Vancouver out-shot San Jose 16 to 11.
In the first half, John Thorrington tried a delicate lob when the ball spilled to him in the box. His shot bounced back off the crossbeam.
The Whitecaps broke through shortly after. Jordan Harvey took a quick throw. Eric Hassli passed the ball back to Le Toux, who placed the ball into the corner of the net with one crisp touch.
Leading until the 68th minute, Vancouver set a record for shutout minutes to begin a season at 427. Then, naturally, it conceded three in 11 minutes.
First, off another throw, Wondolowski held off Jay DeMerit and cheekily chipped the lunging Cannon at the near post. Then Ramiro Corrales bent in a cross from the left flank and a diving Alan Gordon padded the ball inside the far post with his head.
Gordon was briefly a Whitecap when Vancouver selected him in the 2011 Expansion Draft before trading him on.
Wondolowski finished off the match when he connected with a Tressor Moreno free kick to give the 'Quakes a first win after going 1-0 down at home since 2005.
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