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MLS Game Summary - Houston at Kansas City



(Friday, Sept. 14, 2012)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: Houston 1, Kansas City 1

Kansas City, KS (Sports Network) - The Houston Dynamo were without the guidance of head coach Dominic Kinnear, and it showed as they conceded an equalizer in stoppage time to throw away two points in a 1-1 draw with Sporting Kansas City at Livestrong Sporting Park on Friday.

Kinnear was serving a suspension after getting ejected in Houston's 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake last time out.

His absence appeared to have no impact on the Dynamo when Brad Davis took a layoff from Oscar Boniek Garcia in the 58th minute and fired a brilliant left- footed shot past Jimmy Nielsen from outside the box.

Houston looked to be on its way to all three points until Sporting leveled the score in the third minute of second-half stoppage time.

Graham Zusi collected a loose ball in the Dynamo penalty area and chipped a ball to the back post where C.J. Sapong was waiting to snap a header past Tally Hall from close range, ending a 12-game goalless drought for the Sporting striker.

The result ensures that Sporting (15-7-6) will remain atop the Eastern Conference table at least until Wednesday when the club heads to Red Bull Arena to face Red Bull New York.

Houston (12-7-10) goes level with the Red Bulls on 46 points apiece, though New York holds two games in hand and hosts the Columbus Crew on Saturday.

09/14 22:53:49 ET

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2nd Intermission
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3rd
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CHA 67
 
4th
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CLE 63
 
4th
PHI 66
WAS 61
 
3rd
BOS 54
CHA 67
 
3rd
TOR 33
GSW 62
 
3rd
DET 55
NYK 49
 
3rd
ATL 52
ORL 51
 
2nd
HOU 50
BRK 50
 
2nd
MEM 34
LAC 29
 
2nd
NOP 39
MIA 46
 
2nd
CHI 44
MIN 39
 
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SIENA 63
 
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FAIR 55
 
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IONA 67
MAN 59
 
Final
BRO 75
PENN 69
 
2nd
YALE 76
PRIN 60
 
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MAR 59
PETE 52
 
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CLMB 34
DART 35
 
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OHIO 23
 
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3rd
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BOS 2
 
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CAL 0
 
2nd Intermission
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WAS 0
 
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CHI 0
 
1st
DAL 0
COL 0
 
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