Seattle wins, Valeri dazzles, Yallop exits this week in MLS
The truth is that the 2013 Earthquakes are simply less efficient at both ends of the field. Behind the tales of never-say-die spirit, beneath the passion, there was a clinical quality to the "Goonies" of 2012. They battled to earn those last-gasp chances - and then, as often as not, they took them. This year? Not so much.