The Dynamo blew Chivas USA away with a four-goal first half that made Houston the first team since 1998 to score four goals in the first half of back-to-back games. July signing Kei Kamara netted two goals, while Stuart Holden and Nate Jaqua also scored.
Chvias USA (6-9-5) vs. Houston Dynamo (8-4-8)
August 20, 2008 -- Robertson Stadium, Houston TX
HOU -- Stuart Holden 1 (Brad Davis 5) 11
HOU -- Kei Kamara 3 (Richard Mulrooney 3) 22
HOU -- Nate Jaqua 2 (unassisted) 28
HOU -- Kei Kamara 4 (Nate Jaqua 2, Richard Mulrooney 4) 36
Chivas USA -- Zach Thornton, Carey Talley (Keith Savage 13), Bobby Burling, Claudio Suarez (Eric Ebert 46), Shavar Thomas, Daniel Paladini, Paulo Nagamura (Kraig Chiles 46), Francisco Mendoza, Jonathan Bornstein, Atiba Harris, Roberto Nurse.
Substitutes Not Used: Dan Kennedy, Jim Curtin, Anthony Hamilton, Ante Razov.
Houston Dynamo -- Tony Caig, Richard Mulrooney, Bobby Boswell, Eddie Robinson, Wade Barrett, Brian Mullan (Geoff Cameron 74), Ricardo Clark, Stuart Holden, Brad Davis (Corey Ashe 70), Kei Kamara, Nate Jaqua (Chris Wondolowski 78).
Substitutes Not Used: Corbin Waller, Kyle Brown, Patrick Ianni, Craig Waibel.
CHV -- Claudio Suarez (caution; Tactical Foul) 32
CHV -- Shavar Thomas (caution; Reckless Tackle) 39
HOU -- Wade Barrett (caution; Delay of Game) 68
CHV -- Kraig Chiles (caution; Reckless Tackle) 73
Referee: Baldomero Toledo
Referee's Assistants: Paul Scott; Peter Balciunas
4th official: Colin Tait
All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial