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MLS Game Summary - Philadelphia at Houston



(Saturday, June 30, 2012)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: Houston 2, Philadelphia 1

Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Brian Ching was a luxury off the bench for the Houston Dynamo on Saturday.

The Philadelphia Union wished he had stayed there.

Ching drew and converted a penalty kick in the 83rd minute as Houston beat the Philadelphia Union, 2-1, on Saturday to stay unbeaten at BBVA Compass Stadium.

Houston (6-5-5) won for the fourth time against two ties at its new stadium as it maintained fifth place in the MLS Eastern Conference.

Philadelphia (3-9-2) failed to build on a 4-0 win over Sporting Kansas City as it lost for the fifth time in eight road games this season.

Brad Davis put Houston in front in the 19th minute when he reached a pass from Macoumba Kandji and scored to the bottom-right corner.

Philadelphia answered in the first minute of the second half, as Brian Carroll set up Keon Daniel for a finish to the bottom-left corner.

Ching came on to replace nine-goal scorer Will Bruin in the 74th and was taken down in the area with just under 10 minutes remaining to win the penalty kick. He easily converted for his second goal this year to give Houston the win.

Houston hosts the Chicago Fire on Tuesday in its next match. Philadelphia will visit the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday.

06/30 22:47:51 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
1st OT
WAS 101
CHA 101
 
Final
LOU 75
NCSU 65
 
9:53pm Tonight
DUKE
UTAH
Final
ATL 4
BOS 2
Final
STL 5
NYM 4
Final
PHI 0
NYY 10
Final
MIN 2
PIT 4
Final
WAS 1
STL 1
4th
BAL 0
TAM 0
 
Final
TOR 4
DET 1
Final
CHC 6
CWS 3
Final
OAK 7
TEX 6
Final
ANA 2
ARI 7
Final
ARI 3
CLE 2
6:05pm Tonight
HOU 0
MIA 0
 
4th
KAN 2
SEA 0
 
10:05pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
10:05pm Tonight
CIN
MIL
 
10:05pm Tonight
LOS
SFG
 
1st OT
WAS 101
CHA 101
 
Final
ORL 97
DET 111
 
Final
PHI 98
LAC 119
 
4th
NYK 77
BOS 86
 
4th
BRK 103
CLE 96
 
4th
TOR 94
LAL 80
 
4th
ATL 99
MIA 86
 
3rd
MEM 65
GSW 85
 
3rd
HOU 83
MIN 76
 
4th
NOP 82
SAC 70
 
Half
SAN 54
DAL 41
 
2nd
DEN 35
UTA 22
 
10:00pm Tonight
PHO
POR
Final
GONZ 74
UCLA 62
Final
LOU 75
NCSU 65
 
9:53pm Tonight
DUKE
UTAH
10:00pm Tonight
NARZ
KSU
10:15pm Tonight
OKLA
MSU
2nd Intermission
MIN 1
CAL 1
 
2nd
CHI 2
CLB 4
 
1st
EDM 1
DAL 0