After finishing in the cellar of the Eastern Conference in 2011, the Revolution earned a 6-0-1 record during the preseason this year. The Revs completed the undefeated run by drawing 0-0 with the LA Galaxy in the finals of the FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup in Tucson, Ariz., with the Galaxy claiming the title through a penalty-kick tiebreaker.
As for the Earthquakes, they enter this season looking to make a bg move up the standings as well, making a number f acquisitions in the offseason trying to improve the club. Led by Chris Wondolowski, the current MLS-best active streak of five straight games with at least one goal scored dating back to the final five contests of 2011.
Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. PT at Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara, Calif.
Television: Comcast SportsNet California
Radio: 1590 KLIV (English), 1370 KZSF (Spanish)
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