The Dynamo suffered their second consecutive 1-0 loss, as Colorado ended its own 10-game winless streak. The game's only goal was an own goal, scored when Dwayne De Rosario inadvertently headed a Colorado corner kick past Pat Onstad in the 60th minute. The Rapids ended the game a man down after Ugo Ihemelu was sent off in the 77th minute.
Houston Dynamo (10-7-4) vs. Colorado Rapids (5-9-6)
August 11, 2007 -- Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City CO
COL -- Own goal (Dwayne De Rosario) 61
Houston Dynamo -- Pat Onstad, Craig Waibel, Ryan Cochrane (Corey Ashe 46), Patrick Ianni, Wade Barrett, Brian Mullan, Ricardo Clark, Dwayne De Rosario, Richard Mulrooney, Nate Jaqua (Brian Ching 63), Joseph Ngwenya.
Substitutes Not Used: Zach Wells, Mike Chabala, Stuart Holden, Eddie Robinson, Chris Wondolowski.
Colorado Rapids -- Bouna Coundoul, Dan Gargan, Ugo Ihemelu, Mike Petke (Conor Casey 85), Brandon Prideaux, Terry Cooke, Pablo Mastroeni, Jovan Kirovski, Colin Clark, Herculez Gomez (Nick LaBrocca 94+), Jacob Peterson (Facundo Erpen 78).
Substitutes Not Used: Zach Thornton, Jose Cancela, Nicolas Hernandez, Daniel Osorno.
COL -- Herculez Gomez (caution; Intentional Handball) 4
HOU -- Ryan Cochrane (caution; Professional Foul) 44
HOU -- Joseph Ngwenya (caution; Game Disrepute) 71
COL -- Mike Petke (caution; Game Disrepute) 71
COL -- Ugo Ihemelu (ejection; Denying a Goal Scoring Opportunity) 77
HOU -- Craig Waibel (caution; Reckless Foul) 80
COL -- Brandon Prideaux (caution; Reckless Foul) 81
Referee: Terry Vaughn
Referee's Assistants: George Vergara; Jose Corro
4th official: Ben Chouaf
All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial