The Dynamo were held to a 2-2 draw on the road despite goals from Brad Davis and Franco Caraccio, the latter coming in the 79th minute. Landon Donovan scored both LA goals, including an 84th-minute equalizer, from David Beckham assists.
Houston Dynamo (0-1-3) vs. Los Angeles Galaxy (1-2-1)
April 19, 2008 -- The Home Depot Center, Carson CA
HOU -- Brad Davis 1 (Franco Caraccio 1, Brian Mullan 1) 36
LA -- Landon Donovan 4 (David Beckham 2) 67
HOU -- Franco Caraccio 2 (unassisted) 79
LA -- Landon Donovaon 5 (David Beckham 3, Chris Klein 2) 84
Houston Dynamo -- Tony Caig, Richard Mulrooney, Bobby Boswell, Patrick Ianni, Wade Barrett, Brian Mullan, Ricardo Clark, Dwayne De Rosario, Brad Davis, Brian Ching, Franco Caraccio (Stuart Holden 81).
Substitutes Not Used: Corbin Waller, Corey Ashe, Kyle Brown, Geoff Cameron, Craig Waibel, Chris Wondolowski.
Los Angeles Galaxy -- Steve Cronin, Chris Klein, Sean Franklin, Greg Vanney, Mike Randolph, Landon Donovan, Brandon McDonald, David Beckham, Josh Tudela (Abel Xavier 46), Alan Gordon (Joey Franchino 46), Edson Buddle.
Substitutes Not Used: Josh Wicks, Bryan Jordan, Troy Roberts, Israel Sesay, Peter Vagenas.
LA -- Mike Randolph (caution; Pushing) 25
LA -- Greg Vanney (caution; Reckless Foul) 57
HOU -- Franco Caraccio (caution; Shirt Removal) 78
HOU -- Ricardo Clark (caution; Pushing) 92+
Referee: Mark Geiger
Referee's Assistants: Thomas Supple; Corey Rockwell
4th official: Kevin Stott
All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial