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Houston 2 – Dallas 2- Honours even at BBVA Compass Stadium

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Houston were held to 2-2 draw by Dallas down on Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium. As the table looks today, Houston are in 13th place, with 19 points from 28 matches, while Dallas sit in 10th, with 22 points from 28.

Houston started the first half well, thanks to Picault finding the net, at 25 minutes to see out the first half 1-0.

Dallas started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, with Burgess finding the net at the 54 minute mark. The momentum was now with Dallas, who then scored again through a goal from Pepi, 59 minutes in to establish a 2-1. In the end though, their celebrations were kept brief, as Vera equalised for Orange Crush, 73 minutes in and seeing the game end 2-2.

For Houston, Lassiter, came on for Carrasquilla. Dallas replaced Martínez, Obrián, Elmedkhar and Hedges with Bressan, Vargas, Schön and Martínez.

There were bookings for Maxi Urruti and Cerén from Houston. For Dallas, Cerrillo, Schön, Acosta and Hedges saw yellow.

Technical card:
Houston Dynamo: Marić, Hadebe, Parker, Lundqvist, Valentin, Cerén, Vera, Carrasquilla (Lassiter, min.78), Picault, Dorsey and Maxi Urruti
FC Dallas: Jimmy Maurer, Bressan (Martínez, min.6), Burgess, Hollingshead, Twumasi, Acosta, Cerrillo, Jesús Ferreira, Schön (Elmedkhar, min.58), Vargas (Obrián, min.46) and Pepi
Stadium: BBVA Compass Stadium
Goals: Picault (1-0, min. 25), Burgess (1-1, min. 54), Pepi (1-2, min. 59) and Vera (2-2, min. 73)

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