Video highlights from Wednesday's Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup qualifying match between the Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City in College Station, Texas, are now available online. To view the highlights of Kansas City's 1-0, extra time win, click here or see below:
Kansas City forward C.J. Sapong’s goal in the third minute of stoppage time put a damper on an otherwise good defensive performance for the Houston Dynamo in their 1-0 U.S. Open Cup qualifying loss on Wednesday night.
“Say what you will, but for 90 minutes, I thought we played very well,” said veteran Eddie Robinson, who saw his first action of the year, putting in 86 minutes at center back. “We didn’t give up much, but we weren’t creating much.”
Playing a mix of starters and reserves, the Houston
Dynamo fell 1-0 in extra time to a full-strength Sporting Kansas City
squad in Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup qualifying Wednesday night at the
Aggie Soccer Stadium in College Station, Texas.
The match was Houston’s second ever game at Texas A&M University,
with a crowd of 2,383 on hand for the dramatic event. With the loss, the
Dynamo are eliminated from Open Cup contention, while Kansas City
advances to within one game of qualifying for the tournament.
Rookie forward C.J. Sapong broke a 0-0 stalemate in the third minute of extra time to put Sporting Kansas City past the Houston Dynamo 1-0 in a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup qualifying match Wednesday night at the Aggie Soccer Complex in College Station.
The Houston Dynamo have had their share of success in the MLS Cup, but they’ve yet to solve the U.S. Open Cup.
The two-time MLS champions will get their latest chance at USOC glory on Wednesday, when they open tournament play against Sporting Kansas City in College Station, Texas, in a qualifying match (7 p.m. CT, radio on SportsTalk 790, video stream on HoustonDynamo.com and audio stream on Sports790.com).