Dynamo 4, Real Salt Lake 3

HOU_20080816_Ching

Photo Credit: 
Getty Images

The Dynamo moved into first place with a topsy-turvy 4-3 home win over Real Salt Lake. Brian Mullan, Brian Ching, Ricardo Clark, and Nate Jaqua all scored in a high-powered first half, and Pat Onstad made four saves as the Dynamo held on for the win.

Real Salt Lake (7-7-6) vs. Houston Dynamo (7-4-8)
August 16, 2008 -- Robertson Stadium, Houston TX

Scoring Summary:
RSL -- Yura Movsisyan 1 (Robbie Findley 3) 3
HOU -- Brian Mullan 2 (Brad Davis 3) 16
RSL -- Javier Morales 4 (unassisted) 25
HOU -- Brian Ching 9 (Brian Mullan 3, Craig Waibel 2) 29
HOU -- Ricardo Clark 1 (unassisted) 35
HOU -- Nate Jaqua 1 (Brian Ching 4, Brad Davis 4) 42
RSL -- Kenny Deuchar 3 (Robbie Findley 4, Javier Morales 8) 80

Real Salt Lake -- Nick Rimando, Robbie Russell, Nat Borchers, David Horst, Chris Wingert, Andy Williams (Clint Mathis 69), Kyle Beckerman, Javier Moralse, Kenny Cutler (Fabian Espindola 46), Robbie Findley, Yura Movsisyan (Kenny Deuchar 76).
Substitutes Not Used: Chris Seitz, Dustin Kirby, Tino Nunez, Brennan Tennelle.

Houston Dynamo -- Pat Onstad, Craig Waibel, Bobby Boswell, Eddie Robinson, Wade Barrett, Brian Mullan, Ricardo Clark, Dwayne De Rosario (Stuart Holden 82), Brad Davis (Corey Ashe 69), Brian Ching, Nate Jaqua (Kei Kamara 53).
Substitutes Not Used: Tony Caig, Geoff Cameron, Patrick Ianni, Richard Mulrooney.

Misconduct Summary:
RSL -- Nat Borchers (caution; Reckless Tackle) 30
RSL -- Clint Mathis (caution; Reckless Tackle) 67
HOU -- Brian Ching (caution; Dissent) 92+

Referee: Paul Ward
Referee's Assistants: Darren Clark; Fabio Tovar
4th official: Fernando Galvan
Attendance: 13,579
Weather: Cloudy-and-78-degrees

All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial