Houston Dynamo vs. Sporting Kansas City has developed into one of the most highly-anticipated MLS rivalries since both teams moved to the Western Conference in 2015, featuring regular season scraps and unforgettable playoff battles. The two sides are gearing up to compete in their 11th elimination match or series since 2011, with each team boasting five victories in this span.
Thanks to a penalty call in favor of the Dynamo, Mauro Manotas had a chance at goal early in the first half. He converted the PK to put Houston up 1-0.
Tomas Martinez. The midfielder came up huge for Houston after the shot from Mauro Manotas was punched away by Zack Steffen. Martinez sent a scorching shot into the net to make it 2-0 just 55 minutes into the game.
A brilliant run from Alberth Elis helped to put Mauro Manotas in position to score in the third minute of the game against the Columbus Crew.
While Elis was the assist man in the first half of the game he finally got a goal of his own in the second half to help extend Houston's lead to 4-0 against the Colorado Rapids
Memo Rodriguez kicked off the game against the Colorado Rapids by finding the back of the net.
Houston had just gone down a goal to the Montreal Impact when Memo Rodriguez put in a mind blowing goal.
Mauro Manotas levels up the Opening Day game against Real Salt Lake.
Alberth Elis scores on a free kick taken by Boniek Garcia to give Houston a 2-0 lead in the first half.
Mauro Manotas scored his first goal of the season to give the Dynamo an early 1-0 lead against MUFC