SAN JOSE – Shea Salinas was in the right place at the right time to head home a rebound and the San Jose Earthquakes hung on to defeat a 10-man LA Galaxy team 1-0 in the third installment of the Cali Clasico on Friday night.

"I think the entire officiating crew didn't do a good job," LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena said. "I don't even know if it's a foul and he's not the last player – Omar's there – and it's a bad piece of officiating."

It was the fourth straight victory for San Jose who simultaneously snapped LA's four-game winning streak as well. The Quakes defense lead by goalkeeper David Bingham has been dominant in their last four contests, keeping four consecutive shutouts against their opponents.

The one and only goal of the game came in the 18th minute when Quincy Amarikwa out jumped Gyasi Zardes for a cross that he headed on target towards the bet. LA Galaxy goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts made a leaping save, but tipped the ball right to Salinas who headed it home.

"I think we were a little bit sloppy because we didn't deal with the first ball and the follow up he was free also," Ricketts said. "I think we fell asleep on that play."

The game turned on a dime just two minutes after halftime when Galaxy defender was shown a controversial red card for a take down of Amarikwa. Initially, the referee's believed that the Brazilian's take down was intentional as Amarikwa had a clear path to the goal, but upon further review Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez was near the strike's left shoulder and the foul should not have been called.

"First and foremost congratulations to San Jose," Keane said. The goal that they got was a good goal. No problem with them. I do have a problem when you've got a referee who thinks it's all about him instead of actually all about the players."

Once the Galaxy were playing a man down, the outcome of the game was no longer in question despite the best efforts of the attacking front to find the equalizer.

"We deserved to lose the game the way we played," Arena continued. "We played a crappy first half. We played better with 10 players than we did with 11."