HOUSTON (AP) — Amine Bassi scored on a penalty kick within the 71st minute to interrupt a scoreless tie and lead the Houston Dynamo to a 2-0 victory over Austin FC on Saturday night time.
Bassi’s objective got here after Austin’s Adam Lundkvist was charged with a hand-ball foul. Héctor Herrera took a go from Griffin Dorsey and added an insurance coverage objective within the 86th minute.
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Houston (1-2-0), which misplaced its first two matches to open a season for the primary time in membership historical past, snapped a three-match skid in opposition to Austin and picked up its second win within the final six match-ups.
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Austin (2-2-0), which misplaced to first-year member St. Louis Metropolis in its opener, had gained two straight matches for the primary time since a four-match win streak spanning June and July final season. Austin’s 4 wins over the Dynamo are its most in opposition to any staff.
Houston has managed no less than two factors by its first three matches in each season however 2009, when it began 0-2-1.
The Dynamo outshot Austin 15-13 with a 7-5 edge in pictures on objective.
Steve Clark made 5 saves to earn the clear sheet for Houston. Brad Stuver saved 5 pictures for Austin.
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