The Dynamo won their fourth straight game with an overpowering performance on national TV behind a hat trick from Brad Davis. Brian Mullan scored the opener from close range, but Davis netted three second-half goals and donned a fan’s hat to celebrate the rout. Zach Wells earned his first career MLS shutout.
Chivas USA (5-4-2) vs. Houston Dynamo (6-5-1)
June 21, 2007 -- Robertson Stadium, Houston TX
HOU -- Brian Mullan 1 (unassisted) 5
HOU -- Brad Davis 1 (Wade Barrett 1) 55
HOU -- Brad Davis 2 (Joseph Ngwenya 2, Stuart Holden 1) 70
HOU -- Brad Davis 3 (penalty kick) 75
Chivas USA -- Brad Guzan, Alex Zotinca, Claudio Suarez, Shavar Thomas, Orlando Perez, Sacha Kljestan (Laurent Merlin 60), Jesse Marsch (Jason Hernandez 69), Paulo Nagamura, Francisco Mendoza, Ante Razov (Matt Taylor 60), Maykel Galindo.
Substitutes Not Used: Preston Burpo, John Cunliffe, Anthony Hamilton, Rodrigo Lopez.
Houston Dynamo -- Zach Wells, Craig Waibel, Ryan Cochrane, Eddie Robinson (Patrick Ianni 76), Wade Barrett, Stuart Holden, Kelly Gray, Richard Mulrooney, Brad Davis (Corey Ashe 76), Joseph Ngwenya, Brian Mullan (Chris Wondolowski 84).
Substitutes Not Used: Jordan James, Mike Chabala, Nick Hatzke, John Michael Hayden.
CHV -- Paulo Nagamura (caution; Tackle from Behind) 22
HOU -- Eddie Robinson (caution; Reckless Foul) 60
CHV -- Shavar Thomas (ejection; Denying a Goal Scoring Opportunity) 66
Referee: Jorge Gonzalez
Referee's Assistants: Craig Lowry; Jose Corro
4th official: Ramon Hernandez
All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial