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Player Ratings: RSL 2-5 San Jose

And chaotic game led to ratings across the board.

SOCCER: JUL 27 MLS - San Jose Earthquakes v Real Salt Lake Photo by Joe Petro/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Zac MacMath - 2.5 MacMath struggled in this one. He was not quick enough on the first San Jose Goal, gave away the ball on the third San Jose goal, and did not control the situation on the fourth San Jose goal.

Justen Glad - 5.5 Glad had a couple of exciting moments, especially his flying defensive header to prevent a goal, but it wasn’t anything that we shouldn’t expect from him as a center back.

Marcelo Silva - 3.5 Silva had a nice assist on Kreilach’s goal, but his influence was felt much more when he gave up thinking there was an offside when it was him who kept the player on. And his red card tackle was unnecessary and bone-headed.

Donny Toia - 3 Toia was repeatedly getting worked but Martinez and leaving his side wide open, hence the halftime substitution.

Aaron Herrera - 6 Even in a game where there were five goals scored on RSL, Herrera still looked dialed in and sharp.

Pablo Ruiz - 6 This was another nice showing for Ruiz, who showed his ability to work himself out of tight spaces. He is not afraid to take some shots from distance, but needs to work on keeping them on frame.

Everton Luiz - 5.5 We finally saw Everton’s motor slow down just a bit around the middle of the second half. Up until that point, he was once again very good in the middle of the field.

Albert Rusnak - 4.5 Rusnak did not get nearly as involved in the first half as we needed him to, but things picked up for him in the second. Not nearly enough, but he at least started to take control. Either way, we need more out of one of our star players.

Damir Kreilach - 6.5 Kreilach showed really well in the second half with some great looks at the goal, all of them on frame and one of them ending up in the net.

Corey Baird - 6 Baird had a wonderful assist to Martinez, but got a little selfish in the run of play trying to work the ball through multiple defenders.

Douglas Martinez - 7 Martinez was dangerous throughout and was in the mix on most of RSL’s scoring chances. It was nice to see him open his RSL goal-scoring account with a beautifully executed chip.


Alvin Jones - 3.5 Jones made his RSL debut in the second half with a chance to slow down Martinez and almost immediately committed a clear and obvious penalty in the box. Not an ideal first showing.

Justin Meram - 5.5 Meram came on as a substitute in an effort to create some chances and he did pretty well for himself getting involved quickly.

Kyle Beckerman - 3.5 Beckerman subbed on with about 20 minutes left and appeared to commit a hand ball in the box on purpose, gifting San Jose a goal. He then kicked the ball at a ref at or right after the final whistle just to end the game with an exclamation point.