Newly acquired forward Cam Weaver – in his first game and on his birthday – set up Stuart Holden for the game’s only goal as the Dynamo took down the conference leaders. Holden jumped into the stands to hug his mother after the goal, making him one of just four players in league history to score game-winning goals against first-place teams in back-to-back games.
Chivas USA (8-3-3) vs. Houston Dynamo (7-2-3)
June 10, 2009 -- Robertson Stadium, Houston TX
HOU -- Stuart Holden 4 (Cam Weaver 3) 47+
Chivas USA -- Zach Thornton, Carey Talley, Jim Curtin (Claudio Suarez 73), Shavar Thomas, Jorge Flores, Sasha Victorine, Jesse Marsch (Alecko Eskandarian 66), Paulo Nagamura, Michael Lahoud (Eduardo Lillingston 60), Atiba Harris, Maykel Galindo.
Substitutes Not Used: Dan Kennedy, Ante Jazic, Gerson Mayen, Bojan Stepanovic.
Houston Dynamo -- Pat Onstad, Craig Waibel, Bobby Boswell, Geoff Cameron, Andrew Hainault, Brian Mullan, Richard Mulrooney, Stuart Holden, Brad Davis (Corey Ashe 88), Cam Weaver (Dominic Oduro 74), Kei Kamara (Danny Cruz 85).
Substitutes Not Used: Tally Hall, Wade Barrett, Mike Chabala, Danny Cruz.
CHV -- Carey Talley (caution; Persistent Infringement) 39
HOU -- Bobby Boswell (caution; Tactical Foul) 53
Referee: Jorge Gonzalez
Referee's Assistants: Sean Hurd; Greg Boles
4th official: Jasen Anno
Weather: Partly Cloudy-and-91-degrees
All statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial