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MLS Game Summary - Houston at Kansas City



(Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: Kansas City 1, Houston 0

Kansas City, KS (Sports Network) - The Houston Dynamo fell to Sporting Kansas City 1-0 at Livestrong Sporting Park on Wednesday but still managed to advance to the Eastern Conference final after winning the opening leg.

Houston emerged from Sunday's opening leg as 2-0 winners, and the club held off Sporting for the first 45 minutes of the return match.

The home side dictated play in the second half of Wednesday's affair as it pushed for an equalizer, and Seth Sinovic made a game of it when he scored in the 64th minute.

Graham Zusi received a pass from Kei Kamara on the right side of the box and chipped a brilliant ball to the back post. Sinovic was arriving to power a diving header past Tally Hall for his first goal of the campaign.

Sporting continued to dominate the possession battle and created a couple of scoring chances in the remaining 26 minutes, but Houston's resolute defense stood tall and denied the top seed an aggregate equalizer.

Houston's Eastern Conference final opponent is unknown after Red Bull New York's tilt with D.C. United was postponed and rescheduled for Thursday night because of a steady accumulation of snow.

With the Dynamo finishing the regular season in fifth place, they will host the opening leg of the Eastern Conference final, scheduled for Sunday at 4 p.m. ET.

11/07 23:15:50 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
13th
DUR 4
GWI 1
 
3rd
NEP 20
CAR 0
 
Final
CHC 4
BAL 1
7th
NYY 3
CWS 3
 
8th
CLE 1
HOU 1
 
8th
WAS 2
SFG 4
 
8th
PHI 5
STL 4
 
8th
TOR 0
TAM 8
 
8th
CIN 0
ATL 1
 
6th
BOS 3
SEA 0
 
5th
TEX 1
KAN 4
 
4th
MIN 6
DET 1
 
4th
MIL 2
PIT 5
 
3rd
COL 0
MIA 3
 
9:40pm Tonight
ARI
SDP
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
ANA
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
NYM
3rd
NEP 20
CAR 0
 
3rd
DET 7
JAC 6
 
3rd
NYJ 10
NYG 14
 
2nd
GBP 22
OAK 7
 
10:00pm Tonight
SEA
CHI
13th
DUR 4
GWI 1