The Dynamo earned only their third league road win of the year and finished their streak of road games unbeaten thanks to two goals from Brian Ching and a long-range blast from Ricardo Clark.
Houston Dynamo (11-5-10) vs. Colorado Rapids (10-13-4)
October 04, 2008 -- Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City CO
HOU -- Brian Ching 11 (unassisted) 2
COL -- Conor Casey 9 (unassisted) 7
HOU -- Brian Ching 12 (Brad Davis 8) 9
HOU -- Ricardo Clark 2 (Brian Ching 5, Brian Mullan 5) 19
Houston Dynamo -- Pat Onstad, Richard Mulrooney, Patrick Ianni, Eddie Robinson, Wade Barrett, Brian Mullan (Corey Ashe 64), Ricardo Clark, Dwayne De Rosario, Brad Davis, Brian Ching (Chris Wondolowsi 84), Kei Kamara (Nate Jaqua 72).
Substitutes Not Used: Tony Caig, Geoff Cameron, Mike Chabala, Craig Waibel.
Colorado Rapids -- Preston Burpo, Kosuke Kimura, Cory Gibbs, Mike Petke (Ugo Ihemelu 58), Jordan Harvey, Terry Cooke, Pablo Mastroeni (Nick LaBrocca 84), Mehdi Ballouchy (Jacob Peterson 62), Colin Clark, Conor Casey, Omar Cummings.
Substitutes Not Used: Chris Sharpe, Jose Burciaga, Greg Dalby, Christian Gomez.
COL -- Conor Casey (caution; Reckless Foul) 33
COL -- Conor Casey (ejection; Second Caution) 53
HOU -- Nate Jaqua (caution; Tactical Foul) 73
Referee: Mark Geiger
Referee's Assistants: Chris Strickland; Corey Rockwell
4th official: Ben Chouaf
All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial