The San Jose Earthquakes were in Columbus to take on the Crew, looking for their first win in their last six MLS matches. But it was a night for the keepers to remember not the strikers as the Crew and the Quakes battled to a 0-0 draw at the Crew Stadium Saturday evening.
Quakes keeper Jon Busch made six saves on his way to another clean sheet the Earthquakes (5-6-8, 23) despite San Jose’s winless streak has now extended to six games. going 0-2-4 in that span. Crew keeper William Hesmer made five saves of his own for the Crew, who are now 4-2-1 in their last seven matches.
It marks the fifth time in six games San Jose has been shutout while Hesmer recorded his second straight shutout and seventh of the year.
The Quakes will now move on to face the Vancouver Whitecaps back in the Bay on Wednesday, with kick off scheduled for 7:30 pm. Coverage can be found on CSN California, KZSF 1370, KDOW 1220.