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Houston wins in 91st minute

First Published Aug 03 2014 11:02PM      Last Updated Aug 03 2014 11:02 pm

Will Bruin scored in the 91st minute to give Houston a 1-0 home victory over D.C. United on Sunday night, ending the Dynamo’s winless streak at eight and the Washington club’s winning streak at four.

Houston (6-11-4), with newcomers DeMarcus Beasley and Luis Garrido in the lineup, dominated throughout the match and finally broke through off a defensive blunder by United defender Steve Birnbaum.

United (11-6-4) dropped to 0-10-1 in Houston.

FC Dallas 1, Chivas 0 • Tesho Akindele scored in the 49th minute in FC Dallas’ victory over Chivas USA.

Fabian Castillo set up the goal, passing to Akindele for the easy tap-in.



AT A GLANCE

MLS standings

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Sporting KC 11 5 6 39 32 20

D.C. 11 6 4 37 32 21

Toronto FC 8 7 5 29 29 28

New York 6 6 10 28 35 33

Columbus 6 7 9 27 26 28

New England 8 12 2 26 29 35

Philadelphia 5 8 9 24 34 36

Houston 6 11 4 22 23 40

Chicago 3 5 13 22 28 34

Montreal 3 13 5 14 21 39

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Seattle 12 6 2 38 35 28

Real Salt Lake 9 4 9 36 33 27

Los Angeles 9 4 6 33 32 17

FC Dallas 9 7 6 33 35 31

Colorado 8 8 6 30 31 28

Vancouver 6 4 11 29 31 29

Portland 6 7 9 27 36 38

San Jose 6 8 5 23 23 20

Chivas USA 6 10 5 23 21 34

Sunday’s Games

Houston 1, D.C. United 0

FC Dallas 1, Chivas USA 0

Wednesday’s Game

Bayern Munchen at MLS All-Stars, 7:30 p.m.

Friday’s Game

San Jose at Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Montreal at Philadelphia, 5 p.m.

Toronto FC at Columbus, 5:30 p.m.

Colorado at FC Dallas, 7 p.m.

D.C. United at Real Salt Lake, 8 p.m.

Chivas USA at Portland, 8:30 p.m.


Castillo nearly extended the lead in the 92nd minute with a shot that bounced squarely of the near post. Dallas (9-7-6) extended its undefeated run to seven games

 

 

 

 

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