The Dynamo continued to struggle at RFK Stadium, as D.C. United got first-half goals from Christian Gomez and Ben Olsen to take control of the game. Dwayne De Rosario broke through for a goal in the second half, but the Dynamo were unable to tie the game and suffered their third straight loss.
Houston Dynamo (2-5-1) vs. D.C. United (3-3-1)
May 26, 2007 -- RFK Stadium, Washington DC
DC -- Christian Gomez 3 (unassisted) 4
DC -- Ben Olsen 1 (Christian Gomez 1, Luciano Emilio 1) 27
HOU -- Dwayne De Rosario 3 (Craig Waibel 1) 73
Houston Dynamo -- Pat Onstad, Richard Mulrooney, Ryan Cochrane (Craig Waibel 46), Eddie Robinson, Wade Barrett, Brian Mullan, Ricardo Clark, Dwayne De Rosario, Brad Davis (Stuart Holden 84), Brian Ching, Joseph Ngwenya (Corey Ashe 70).
Substitutes Not Used: Zach Wells, Mike Chabala, Patrick Ianni, Chris Wondolowski.
D.C. United -- Troy Perkins, Bryan Namoff, Bobby Boswell, Facundo Erpen, Fred (Clyde Simms 77), Brian Carroll, Ben Olsen, Christian Gomez (Rod Dyachenko 89), Joshua Gros, Luciano Emilio, Guy-Roland Kpene (Nicholas Addlery 71).
Substitutes Not Used: Jay Nolly, Marc Burch, Kasali Yinka Casal, Stephen deRoux.
HOU -- Ryan Cochrane (caution; Professional Foul) 39
DC -- Guy-Roland Kpene (caution; Reckless Foul) 47+
HOU -- Dwayne De Rosario (caution; Game Disrepute) 65
DC -- Joshua Gros (caution; Intentional Handball) 72
DC -- Rod Dyachenko (caution; Delay of Game) 92+
DC -- Ben Olsen (caution; Dissent) 94+
Referee: Jair Marrufo
Referee's Assistants: Corey Rockwell; Fabio Tovar
4th official: Mark Geiger
Weather: Partly Cloudy-and-86-degrees
All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial