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MLS Game Summary - Toronto FC at Houston



(Wednesday, June 20, 2012)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: Houston 3, Toronto FC 3

Houston, TX (Sports Network) - A frustrating season for Toronto FC got a bit more difficult on Wednesday as Will Bruin scored two goals in the final 20 minutes to help the Houston Dynamo rally for a 3-3 draw with TFC at BBVA Compass Stadium.

Toronto's Jeremy Hall and Houston's Bobby Boswell traded goals in the first 20 minutes before a pair of strikes from Danny Koevermans put Toronto ahead 3-1 as the match entered the final 20 minutes.

It was the first time that TFC had scored three goals in one game this season, but it wasn't enough as Bruin scored in the 73rd to pull his team to within one before netting the equalizer in the 90th minute.

Hall's first MLS goal came after 13 minutes when he picked up a scuffed shot from Eric Avila inside the area and fired the ball off the right post and into the net.

The hosts responded seven minutes later with a Brad Davis corner kick that found the head of Boswell, who sent a powerful header past goalkeeper Milos Kocic.

But Toronto came right back and restored its lead within two minutes as Avila crossed to the back post where Koevermans finished off the play with a volley from six yards.

Terry Dunfield went close with a header for Toronto a few minutes later, but the visitors took a two-goal lead into halftime with another goal from Koevermans in the 45th as he turned a header past goalkeeper Tally Hall from a Julian de Guzman cross.

Toronto appeared to be in control but Houston got back into the game in the 73rd when Davis set up Bruin for a shot from 12 yards that the striker hammered into the upper corner of the net.

Brian Ching narrowly missed the post for Houston in the 84th, but TFC was unable to dodge another bullet as Geoff Cameron's cross found the head of Bruin, who nodded home a last-minute equalizer to deny Toronto its second win of the season.

06/20 23:17:53 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
3rd
CAR 2
TOR 1
 
Half
DUKE 30
UCONN 25
 
2nd
CHI 52
NYK 45
 
2nd
HOU 25
NOP 25
 
10:00pm Tonight
SAC
MIL
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
OKC
Final
RICE 72
STTHOMASTX 61
 
Final
UVA 70
CLST 54
 
Final
LIU 69
FIU 58
 
Final
STET 67
GSOUT 76
 
Final
QUIN 80
LEH 65
 
Final
SFLA 69
SHU 89
 
Final
RICH 65
SALA 54
 
1st OT
CAN 58
USB 58
 
Final
DEL 62
TEMPL 82
Final
WCU 56
WRST 69
 
Final
VERM 56
YALE 57
 
2nd
SDKST 56
IDST 60
 
2nd
RIDE 52
MRGST 40
 
2nd
LATU 74
NICST 52
 
2nd
CHAR 37
APP 37
 
2nd
MISS 38
CCAR 48
 
Half
DUKE 30
UCONN 25
 
2nd
BRAD 43
EUREK 26
 
2nd
PEAY 45
OAKC 29
 
Half
JST 38
SMISS 16
 
1st
SD 23
MNTST 23
 
1st
UAB 9
LSU 5
 
1st
EVAN 7
OHIO 7
 
10:00pm Tonight
CSFU
CSDH
 
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ORST
DEP
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PAC
NEV
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USF
PORST
 
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IDAHO
WALLA
 
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UTST
CALST
 
3rd
PIT 0
COL 0
 
3rd
PHI 1
FLA 1
 
3rd
CAR 2
TOR 1
 
3rd
CLB 3
WAS 2
 
2nd
MON 0
ANA 1
 
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
EDM
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LOS
STL
2nd
JAC 0
TEN 7