Aug 27, 2022; Kansas City, Kansas, USA; Sporting Kansas City forward Dániel Salloi (20) celebrates with midfielder Roger Espinoza (15) and midfielder Erik Thommy (26) after scoring a goal during the first half against the San Jose Earthquakes at Children's Mercy Park. Mandatory Credit: Peter Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

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.