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Dynamo 0, New York Red Bulls 3

In what turned out to be a harbinger of things to come, the Dynamo struggled on artificial turf in a 3-0 road loss that slowed their momentum.

Houston Dynamo (8-5-8) vs. New York Red Bulls (8-6-7)
August 24, 2008 -- Giants Stadium, East Rutherford NJ

Scoring Summary:
NY -- Juan Pablo Angel 8 (Dave van den Bergh 3, Mike Magee 1) 8
NY -- Dane Richards 1 (Seth Stammler 3) 26
NY -- Mike Magee 4 (Diego Jimenez 1) 60

Houston Dynamo -- Pat Onstad, Craig Waibel (Corey Ashe 75), Bobby Boswell, Eddie Robinson (Geoff Cameron 62), Wade Barrett, Brian Mullan, Ricardo Clark, Dwayne De Rosario (Stuart Holden 56), Brad Davis, Nate Jaqua, Kei Kamara.
Substitutes Not Used: Tony Caig, Brian Ching, Patrick Ianni, Richard Mulrooney.

New York Red Bulls -- Jon Conway, Chris Leitch, Andrew Boyens, Diego Jimenez, Kevin Goldthwaite, Dane Richards, Seth Stammler, Juan Pietravallo, Dave van den Bergh (Danleigh Borman 64), Juan Pablo Angel (John Wolyniec 64), Mike Magee (Sinisa Ubiparipovic 79).
Substitutes Not Used: Caleb Patterson-Sewell, Hunter Freeman, John Gilkerson, Luke Sassano.

Misconduct Summary:
NY -- Seth Stammler (caution; Tactical Foul) 21
HOU -- Brian Mullan (caution; Reckless Tackle) 40
NY -- Mike Magee (caution; Reckless Foul) 72
NY -- Chris Leitch (caution; Delay of Game) 76

Referee: Edvin Jurisevic
Referee's Assistants: Steven Taylor; Greg Barkey
4th official: Lee Suckle
Attendance: 12,549
Weather: Partly Cloudy-and-82-degrees

All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial