Sunday, March 11, 2018

Houston Dynamo 1, Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 | 2018 MLS Match Recap

Vancouver Whitecaps FC continued their strong start to the 2018 MLS regular season, defeating the Houston Dynamo 2-1 at BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday.
The Whitecaps got on the board in the 28th minute courtesy of Kei Kamara, who drew a penalty from Philippe Senderos in the box. The goal was Kamara's 100th in his MLS career in regular season play. But the Dynamo, who had been controlling the run of play, tied up the match 11 minutes later with a deflected effort from Alberth Elis.
Vancouver retook the lead a few minutes after the restart, as Brek Shea played a give-and-go with Kamara near the center line before breaking away and beating Chris Seitz to make it 2-1. While Houston continued to push for a second equalizer throughout the second half, the Whitecaps held firm to start the season 2-0-0.

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