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Orlando City vs. San Jose Earthquakes: How to Watch, Live Stream, TV Listings, Open Thread & More

The Lions make the cross-country trip to play the Quakes, still looking for that elusive first winning streak in MLS. Can Orlando City claim three points and finally put back-to-back wins on the board this season?

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Welcome to your open thread for today's match-up between Orlando City SC and the surprisingly good San Jose Earthquakes. The game is at Levi's Stadium rather than San Jose's usual home at Avaya Stadium, so the crowd should be a good one.

The Lions (3-5-3, 12 points) make their second cross-country trip hoping for similar results to what they found in Portland. In fact, Orlando City is 3-1 against Western Conference opponents, with wins at Houston and Portland and last Sunday's home victory over the LA Galaxy. The lone loss came in the sixth minute of (at least) four minutes of stoppage against the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Orlando City is 2-2-1 on the road during this inaugural MLS campaign so far, but have lost two straight (Columbus, D.C. United) after a 2-0-1 start.

San Jose (5-4-2, 17 points) entered the weekend fourth in the Western Conference and is remarkably improved after finishing last in the conference in 2014. As you've no doubt heard by now, Earthquakes star man Chris Wondolowski will be looking for his 100th MLS goal and it will likely be up to last week's surprise starter, Tally Hall, to deny him that distinction.

Here's your required content to prepare you for the game:

Official Lineups:

Orlando City (4-2-3-1)

Goalkeeper: Tally Hall

Defenders: Luke Boden, Sean St. Ledger, Seb Hines, Rafael Ramos

Defensive Midfielders: Darwin Ceren, Cristian Higuita

Attacking Midfielders: Brek Shea, Kaká, Eric Avila

Forward: Cyle Larin

Bench: Donovan Ricketts, Tyler Turner, Harrison Heath, Danny Mwanga, Amobi Okugo, Carlos Rivas, Martin Paterson

San Jose Earthquakes (4-1-4-1)

Goalkeeper: David Bingham

Defenders: Marvell Wynne, Victor Bernardez, Clarence Goodson, Jordan Stewart

Defensive Midfielder: Fatai Alashe

Attacking Midfielders: Sanna Nyassi, Chris Wondolowski, Matias Perez Garcia, Shea Salinas

Forward: Adam Jahn

Bench: Bryan Meredith, Paulo Renato, Khari Stephenson, Leandro Barrera, Cordell Cato, Michael Fucito, J.J. Koval

How to Watch:

Match time: 7 p.m. (ET)

Venue: Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, CA

TV: Nationally on FOX Sports 1

Radio: 104.1 FM Real Radio (English), La Grande 1030 AM (Spanish)

Streaming: FOX Sports GO

Twitter: For rapid reaction and live updates, follow along at @TheManeLand, as well as Orlando City's official Twitter feed (@OrlandoCitySC).

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