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MLS Game Summary - Houston at Columbus



(Saturday, June 1, 2013)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: Houston 1, Columbus 1

Columbus, OH (Sports Network) - Federico Higuain's 69th-minute penalty kick canceled out a first-half strike from Warren Creavalle as the Columbus Crew earned a 1-1 home draw with the Houston Dynamo.

The Dynamo entered Saturday's match having collected one point from their last three games, but the visitors jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the 31st minute when Kofi Sarkodie got down the right wing and crossed the ball toward the penalty spot, where the onrushing Creavalle turned home a volley.

Houston goalkeeper Tally Hall then kept his side in front with a scrambling save to keep out a flick from Jairo Arrieta before halftime.

Columbus turned up the pressure after the break and Chad Barson helped the Crew equalize with 20 minutes to play when he got into the penalty area and was brought down by Houston's Andrew Driver.

Higuain stepped to the spot and he made no mistake, hammering the ball past a helpless Hall in the Dynamo goal.

And after leveling the match a few minutes earlier, the Argentine nearly won it for the Crew when his curling effort crashed off the right post, forcing the hosts to settle for a second successive draw.

06/01 21:45:10 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
12:05pm Today
NOR
DUR
 
Final
CLE 6
TOR 4
Final
DET 2
ANA 1
Final
NYM 4
ATL 3
Final
MIA 3
SEA 2
Final
PIT 2
MIL 3
Final
WAS 3
STL 2
Final
TAM 1
NYY 5
Final
KAN 3
MIN 8
Final
CHC 2
CIN 8
Final
TEX 2
CWS 16
Final
OAK 4
HOU 1
Final
LOS 4
ARI 1
Final
COL 9
PHI 10
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SDP 3
SFG 4
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BOS 6
BAL 5
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BOS
BAL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
CIN
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
KAN
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
ANA
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CWS
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
MIA
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
STL
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
ARI
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIL
SDP
 
8:40pm Tonight
COL
SFG
 
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
TEX
 
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SEA
HOU
 
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LOS
PHI
 
Final
SAN 90
DAL 85
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
Final
CHI 93
WAS 102
Final
HOU 120
POR 122
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OKC
MEM
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
GSW
Final
NYR 2
PHI 4
Final
BOS 4
DET 1
Final
MON 3
TAM 2
Final
SJS 7
LOS 2
7:00pm Tonight
MIN
COL
7:00pm Tonight
CLB
PIT
8:30pm Tonight
CHI
STL
9:30pm Tonight
DAL
ANA
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
12:05pm Today
NOR
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