Dynamo 0, Chivas Guadalajara 1


Photo Credit: 
Thomas B. Shea / Houston Dynamo

In front of more than 28,000 fans, the undermanned Dynamo – playing with only four starters in normal positions – outplayed Mexican powerhouse Chivas but fell to a 1-0 defeat after goalkeeper Ernesto Michel made six saves.

Chivas de Guadalajara (2-0-0) vs. Houston Dynamo (1-1-0)
July 15, 2008 -- Robertson Stadium, Houston TX
SuperLiga -- Group A

Scoring Summary:
GUA -- Omar Arellano 2 (unassisted) 71

Chivas de Guadalajara -- Ernesto Michel, Jonny Magallon, Jose Olvera, Hector Reynoso, Omar Esparza, Ramon Morales (Patricio Araujo 66), Gonzalo Pineda, Edgar Solis, Omar Arellano (Edgar Mejia 80), Sergio Avila (Alberto Medina 57), Sergio Santana (Marco Fabian de la Mora 86).
Substitutes Not Used: unavailable.

Houston Dynamo -- Pat Onstad, Craig Waibel, Bobby Boswell, Patrick Ianni (Kyle Brown 85), Wade Barrett, Geoff Cameron, Ricardo Clark, Brad Davis, Corey Ashe, Brian Mullan, Franco Caraccio (Chris Wondolowski 73).
Substitutes Not Used: unavailable.

Misconduct Summary:
HOU -- Ricardo Clark (caution) 19
GUA -- Gonzalo Pineda (caution) 19
GUA -- Sergio Avila (caution) 27
HOU -- Corey Ashe (caution) 36
GUA -- Hector Reynoso (caution) 53
HOU -- Wade Barrett (caution) 88

Referee: Enrico Wijngaarde (SUR)
Referee's Assistants: William Mejia (SUR); Juan Galan (SUR)
4th official: Ricardo Salazar
Attendance: 28,723
Weather: Cloudy-and-92-degrees

All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial