The Dynamo’s young guns helped earn a fifth consecutive win in a Sunday afternoon road game. Defender Pat Ianni made his first career start and scored the game-winning goal on a corner kick delivered by another young starter, Stuart Holden, in the 81st minute. Canadians Pat Onstad and Dwayne De Rosario returned from international duty, with Onstad posting the shutout.
Houston Dynamo (7-5-1) vs. Kansas City Wizards (6-4-2)
June 24, 2007 -- Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City MO
HOU -- Patrick Ianni 1 (Stuart Holden 2) 81
Houston Dynamo -- Pat Onstad, Craig Waibel, Ryan Cochrane, Patrick Ianni, Wade Barrett, Stuart Holden, Kelly Gray, Richard Mulrooney, Brad Davis (Corey Ashe 67), Joseph Ngwenya (Dwayne De Rosario 76), Brian Mullan (Chris Wondolowski 86).
Substitutes Not Used: Zach Wells, Mike Chabala, Nick Hatzke, Eddie Robinson.
Kansas City Wizards -- Kevin Hartman, Michael Harrington, Jimmy Conrad, Nick Garcia, Jose Burciaga Jr., Jack Jewsbury, Carlos Marinelli (Ryan Pore 80), Kerry Zavagnin, Sasha Victorine, Davy Arnaud (Kurt Morsink 67), Scott Sealy (Yura Movsisyan 51).
Substitutes Not Used: Eric Kronberg, Aaron Hohlbein, Ryan Raybould, Tyson Wahl.
HOU -- Patrick Ianni (caution; Reckless Foul) 31
KC -- Nick Garcia (caution; Pushing) 58
Referee: Jozef Batko
Referee's Assistants: Steven Taylor; David Bragg
4th official: Brad Clem
All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial