Houston Dynamo 1-0 Sporting Kansas City – Houston Dynamo avoid defeat and secure a 1-0 victory at home to Sporting Kansas City

Sporting Kansas City let the match slip from their hands to Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium
Dave Conor

Dave Conor

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Houston Dynamo’s 1-0 win over Sporting Kansas City on Thursday, was hard fought at BBVA Compass Stadium. After today’s result, Houston Dynamo are currently 5th with 8 points from 6 matches, while Sporting Kansas City sit in 7th, with 7 points from 6.

Following a goalless first half, Houston Dynamo applied pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to Maxi Urruti giving Houston Dynamo the lead at the 56 minute mark, leaving the final score at 1-0.

Houston Dynamo brought on Figueroa, Ramirez and Cerén for Boniek García, Maxi Urruti and Memo Rodríguez. Sporting Kansas City brought on Salloi, Espinoza and Harris, to replace Russell, Walter and Pulido.

There were bookings for Fafà Picault from Houston Dynamo. For Sporting Kansas City, Espinoza saw yellow.

Houston Dynamo will next play Colorado Rapids away, with Sporting Kansas City facing Vancouver Whitecaps at home.

Technical card:
Houston Dynamo: Marić, Boniek García (Figueroa, min.46), Lundqvist, Parker, Valentin, Jones, Corona, Vera, Memo Rodríguez (Cerén, min.69), Maxi Urruti (Ramirez, min.69) and Fafà Picault
Sporting Kansas City: Pulskamp, Fontàs, Lindsey, Martins, Kinda, Ilie, Gianluca Busio, Walter (Espinoza, min.70), Russell (Salloi, min.20), Pulido (Harris, min.81) and Shelton
Stadium: BBVA Compass Stadium
Goals: Maxi Urruti (1-0, min. 56)

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