Fanendo Adi's path to stardom with the Portland Timbers began in a small village in Nigeria, where he was discovered at 15.
Danny Hoesen and Marco Urena both had chances for multiple goals, but one each was enough to lead San Jose past RSL.
Major League Soccer: Nick Lima (71') San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 Real Salt Lake
An error from Clement Diop and a wondergoal from Ike Opara propelled Sporting Kansas City to a big win at LA Galaxy.
Major League Soccer: Jose Hernandez (90'+4) San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 Real Salt Lake
Major League Soccer: Dave Romney (77') LA Galaxy 1-2 Sporting Kansas City