Austin snatched all three points from Houston Dynamo in a 2-1 victory on Monday, at Q2 Stadium. Following today’s result, Austin are currently 13th with 28 points from 42 matches, while Houston sit in 11th, with 30 points from 42.
Los Verdes started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, thanks to a goal from Marić early in the first half. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Driussi just before half-time, finishing the first half 2-0.
Houston took the lead in the second half, with a goal from Cascante just before the final whistle. When the final wisthle blew, the result was 2-1 to Austin.
For Austin, Gaines, Redes, Pochettino and Gallagher, came on for Djitte, Domínguez, Driussi and Ring. Houston brought on Ian Hoffmann, Carrasquilla, Lassiter and Pasher for Valentin, Cerén, Picault and Dorsey.
There were bookings for Pereira, Driussi and Kolmanic from Austin, and Cerén and Vera, for Houston.
|Austin:||Stuver, Romaña, Cascante, Pereira, Nick Lima, Ring (Gallagher, min.89), Jiménez, Driussi (Pochettino, min.83), Domínguez (Redes, min.68), Fagundez and Djitte (Gaines, min.68)|
|Houston Dynamo:||Marić, Valentin (Ian Hoffmann, min.46), Parker, Lundqvist, Vera, Dorsey (Pasher, min.76), Picault (Lassiter, min.66), Junqua, Cerén (Carrasquilla, min.66), Maxi Urruti and Quintero|
|Goals:||Marić (1-0, min. 7), Driussi (2-0, min. 45) and Cascante (2-1, min. 92)|