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Dynamo 1, New York Red Bulls 1

The Dynamo put themselves in the driver’s seat of their playoff series when substitutes Stuart Holden and Kei Kamara teamed up for a late goal to give Houston a 1-1 draw in the first leg.

Houston Dynamo vs. New York Red Bulls
November 01, 2008 -- Giants Stadium, East Rutherford NJ
Western Conference semifinals, Game 1

Scoring Summary:
NY -- Juan Pablo Angel 1 (John Wolyniec 1) 48
HOU -- Kei Kamara 1 (Stuart Holden 1) 85

Houston Dynamo -- Pat Onstad, Richard Mulrooney, Bobby Boswell, Eddie Robinson, Wade Barrett, Brian Mullan (Stuart Holden 71), Ricardo Clark, Dwayne De Rosario (Geoff Cameron 83), Brad Davis, Brian Ching, Nate Jaqua (Kei Kamara 66).
Substitutes Not Used: Tony Caig, Corey Ashe, Patrick Ianni, Craig Waibel.

New York Red Bulls -- Danny Cepero, Chris Leitch, Andrew Boyens, Diego Jimenez, Kevin Goldthwaite, Dane Richards, Luke Sassano, Sinisa Ubiparipovic (Juan Pietravallo 77), Dave van den Bergh, Juan Pablo Angel, John Wolyniec.
Substitutes Not Used: Caleb Patterson-Sewell, Gabriel Cichero, Macoumba Kandji, Gordon Kljestan, Jorge Rojas, David Roth.

Misconduct Summary:
NY -- Dane Richards (caution; Reckless Foul) 29
HOU -- Brian Mullan (caution; Unsporting Behavior) 29
NY -- Juan Pablo Angel (caution; Reckless Foul) 37

Referee: Kevin Stott
Referee's Assistants: Thomas Supple; Rob Fereday
4th official: Michael Kennedy
Attendance: 11,578
Weather: Cloudy-and-63-degrees

All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial