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Earthquakes hit 10 on unbeaten scale

Posted: Sunday, June 17, 2001

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The San Jose Earthquakes extended their team-record unbeaten streak to 10 games with a 0-0 tie with the New York-New Jersey MetroStars on Saturday night.

Neither Earthquakes goalkeeper Joe Cannon nor MetroStars counterpart Tim Howard was seriously tested on a humid night at Giants Stadium as San Jose improved to 6-0-4 in its last 10 games.

Cannon had four saves. Howard finished with five.

The tie extended the Earthquakes' unbeaten streak against New York-New Jersey to seven games (5-0-2), dating to April 25, 1998. New York-New Jersey hasn't scored against San Jose in 438 minutes, dating to Sept. 22, 1999.

United 3, Wizards 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Santino Quaranta scored two goals as D.C. United won its second straight game.

Abdul Thompson-Conteh opened the scoring for United in the 53rd minute when he scored on a header off a pass from Chris Albright.

Quaranta scored in the 55th and 63rd minute for the United (5-7-0).

Galaxy 3, Fusion 3

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Diego Serna scored with 10 minutes remaining to help Miami salvage a tie with Los Angeles and extend Fusion's home unbeaten streak to 10 games.

Miami (10-1-2), trailing by two goals at halftime, tied the match on second-half goals by Jim Rooney, in the 53rd minute, and Serna, who had opened the scoring in the 10th minute.

Los Angeles (6-4-4) had an own goal and scores by Alexi Lalas and Mauricio Ciefuegos in the final 35 minutes of the first half.

Crew 6, Mutiny 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Dante Washington had three goals and two assists as Columbus handed Tampa Bay its seventh straight loss.

Jeff Cunningham scored two goals and John Harkes also scored for the Crew (3-4-4), who set a team record for goals in a game. Cunningham also had two assists.

Eric Quill ended Tampa Bays' 314-minute scoring drought with a goal in the 55th minute. The Crew slipped to 2-10-1.

Burn 6, Rapids 3

DENVER -- Joselito Vaca had a goal and an assist as Dallas extended Colorado's winless streak to seven games. Ryan Suarez, Paul Broome and Aleksey Korol also had goals for the Burn, who scored a franchise-high six goals and benefitted from two own goals by Colorado.

Raul Diaz Arce had two goals and Marcelo Balboa also scored for the Rapids (2-8-3), who last won on May 12.



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