The Houston Dynamo beat the New York Red Bulls, 4-2, on a hot night in Houston, Texas at BBVA Compass Stadium. The match attendance was 22,356.
Mike "Goals" Grella and Anatole Bertrand Abang scored for the Red Bulls. Marius Obekop made his first appearance for the Red Bulls this season, assisting on Abang's goal.
Oscar Garcia, Ricardo Clark, and Will Bruin scored for the Houston Dynamo. Bruin's brace came via goals in the 80th and 93rd minutes.
The Red Bulls earned 2 yellow cards (Chris Duvall and Grella) to the Dynamo's 0. Houston held the lead in possession (52% to 48%), shots (16 to 9), passing accuracy (72% to 67%), and corners (6 to 3).
Starting: Tyler Deric; DaMarcus Beasley, Jermaine Taylor, David Horst, Raul Rodriguez; Brad Davis, Ricardo Clark, Luis Garrido, Alexander Lopez; Giles Barnes, Will Bruin
Substitutions: Oscar Garcia, Rob Lovejoy
New York Lineup
Starting: Luis Robles; Kemar Lawrence, Roy Miller, Karl Ouimette, Chris Duvall; Felipe, Dax McCarty; Mike Grella, Sacha Kljestan, Lloyd Sam; Bradley Wright-Phillips
Substitutions: Dane Richards, Anatole Bertrand Abang, Marius Obekop