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3 red cards handed out; nine-man San Jose ties 10-man FC Dallas 0-0


SAN JOSE, California — The San Jose Earthquakes overcame two red cards to tie 10-man FC Dallas 0-0 on Sunday.

The Earthquakes played a man down for the majority of the second half, getting straight red cards in the 53rd and 87th minutes. FC Dallas was reduced to 10 men in the 75th.

San Jose (5-5-4) is winless in its last there matches. FC Dallas (6-4-4) was held scoreless for the fifth time this season.

San Jose's was whistled for the first red card. He was attempting to jump over , who was on the ground after securing a cross, and Sherrod's foot contacted the goalkeeper's head. It appeared to be accidental, as Kennedy was trying to get to his feet when Sherrod started his leap. San Jose's second red card came after J.J. Koval's studs-up challenge of . Koval entered as a substitute in the 89th.

FC Dallas' was sent off after a studs-up challenge. On San Jose's ensuing free kick, sailed a header over the crossbar. Wondolowski missed another header in the 84th.

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