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B. Kikanovic  3' 1-0 
J. López  47' 2-0 
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Kikanovic, Javier López score, Earthquakes beat LAFC 2-0

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Benjamin Kikanovic and Javier Lopez each scored a goal to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-0 victory over LAFC on Saturday night.

The Earthquakes (8-9-9) have won two straight and are tied with LAFC (9-11-6) and Vancouver (8-8-9), each three points behind seventh-place Real Salt Lake.

Kikanovic broke through three defenders and past goalkeeper Tomas Romero for an easy tap in the 3rd minute. Two minutes into the second half, Marcos Lopez crossed to Javier Lopez, who fired his left-footed shot into the back of the net from short range for his 11th goal of the season.

LAFC's Cristian Arango headed a ball to Danny Musovski, but he put his attempt off the side netting. LAFC has lost two straight following three consecutive wins.

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Updated September 26, 2021

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