KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Dániel Sallói scored 10 minutes into the match, and John Pulskamp made it stand up as Sporting Kansas City held off the San Jose Earthquakes for a 1-0 victory on Saturday.
Sallói's sixth goal of the season helped Sporting KC (8-15-5) beat San Jose (6-12-9) for the 14th time in 16 home matches.
Pulskamp made four saves to earn a clean sheet for Sporting KC.
JT Marcinkowski saved seven shots for San Jose, which was trying for back-to-back wins for the first time since last September.
Sporting KC is 8-1-4 in its last 13 matches against the Earthquakes.