The Dynamo turned in a memorable performance, playing a man down for 80 minutes but pulling out a dramatic win in stoppage time when Stuart Holden fired in his second rebound goal of the game in the 93rd minute.
San Jose Earthquakes (7-12-9) vs. Houston Dynamo (12-5-11)
October 15, 2008 -- Robertson Stadium, Houston TX
HOU -- Stuart Holden 2 (unassisted) 6
SJ -- Scott Sealy 4 (unassisted) 68
HOU -- Stuart Holden 3 (unassisted) 93+
San Jose Earthquakes -- Joe Cannon, Jason Hernandez (Kelly Gray 80), Ryan Cochrane, Nick Garcia, Eric Denton (Ryan Johnson 30), Ronnie O'Brien (Shea Salinas 56), James Riley, Francisco Lima, Darren Huckerby, Arturo Alvarez, Scott Sealy.
Substitutes Not Used: Michael Gustavson, John Cunliffe, Ned Grabavoy, Jovan Kirovski.
Houston Dynamo -- Pat Onstad, Richard Mulrooney, Bobby Boswell, Eddie Robinson, Wade Barrett, Geoff Cameron (Brian Mullan 74), Ricardo Clark, Stuart Holden, Corey Ashe (Brad Davis 80), Brian Ching (Nate Jaqua 73), Kei Kamara.
Substitutes Not Used: Tony Caig, Dwayne De Rosario, Craig Waibel, Chris Wondolowski.
HOU -- Kei Kamara (ejection; Serious Foul Play) 11
HOU -- Eddie Robinson (caution; Reckless Foul) 61
Referee: Jair Marrufo
Referee's Assistants: Kermit Quisenberry; Steven Taylor
4th official: Jasen Anno
Weather: Partly Cloudy-and-77-degrees
All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial