Houston extended its unbeaten streak to four games behind the deveastating combination of Corey Ashe and Nate Jaqua. Ashe assisted on three Jaqua goals, and Eddie Robinson added a header as the Dynamo jumped out to a 4-1 lead before holding on for the win.
Real Salt Lake (4-12-6) vs. Houston Dynamo (12-7-6)
September 8, 2007 -- Robertson Stadium, Houston TX
HOU -- Nate Jaqua 4 (Corey Ashe 2) 6
RSL -- Fabian Espindola 2 (unassisted) 18
HOU -- Eddie Robinson 1 (Richard Mulrooney 2) 28
HOU -- Nate Jaqua 5 (Corey Ashe 3, Dwayne De Rosario 4) 48
HOU -- Nate Jaqua 6 (Corey Ashe 4) 57
RSL -- Carey Talley 2 (Javier Morales 2) 69
RSL -- Kyle Brown 1 (unassisted) 82
Real Salt Lake -- Nick Rimando, Jean-Martial Kipre, Ritchie Kotschau, Matias Mantilla, Eddie Pope, Kyle Beckerman, Robbie Findley, Javier Morales, Carey Talley, Alecko Eskandarian, Fabian Espindola.
Substitutes Not Used: Kyle Reynish, Chris Lancos, Jack Stewart, Jamie Watson.
Houston Dynamo -- Pat Onstad, Wade Barrett, Ryan Cochrane, Richard Mulrooney, Eddie Robinson, Corey Ashe, Ricardo Clark, Dwayne De Rosario, Brian Mullan, Nate Jaqua, Joseph Ngwenya (Chris Wondolowski 88).
Substitutes Not Used: Zach Wells, Mike Chabala, John Michael Hayden, Patrick Ianni, Craig Waibel.
RSL -- Javier Morales (caution; Tackle from Behind) 7
RSL -- Matias Mantilla (caution; Tackle from Behind) 33
HOU -- Corey Ashe (caution; Tackle from Behind) 39
RSL -- Fabian Espindola (caution; Dissent) 51
HOU -- Brian Mullan (caution; Dissent) 79
Referee: Jair Marrufo
Referee's Assistants: Corey Rockwell; Kermit Quisenberry
4th official: Colin Tait
Weather: Partly Cloudy-and-90-degrees
All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial