Austin 3-1 Houston: Dynamo suffer heavy loss after opening the scoring at Austin
The first half of the match started favourably for Houston, thanks to a goal from Carrasquilla in the 11th minute. However, their celebrations were kept brief, as Fagundez equalised for Los Verdes at the 15 minute mark, to take a 1-1 lead into half time.
Austin rallied after this and were rewarded, when Maxi Urruti found the net, 57 minutes in. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Ring, 70 minutes in with a final score of 3-1.
Substitutions for Austin included Nick Lima, Pereira, Felipe Martins, Redes and Stroud for Jiménez, Wolff, Finlay, Driussi and Ring, repectively. Houston replaced Herrera, Quintero, Dorsey, Junqua and Steres with Carrasquilla, Vera, Zeca, Lundqvist and Hadebe.
There were bookings for Nick Lima from Austin, and Hadebe, Lundqvist and Herrera, for Houston.
|Austin:||Stuver, Gabrielsen, Cascante, Kolmanic, Jiménez (Nick Lima, min.22), Ring (Stroud, min.89), Wolff (Pereira, min.46), Finlay (Felipe Martins, min.80), Driussi (Redes, min.80), Maxi Urruti and Fagundez|
|Houston Dynamo:||Steve Clark, Hadebe (Steres, min.84), Parker, Lundqvist (Junqua, min.77), Zeca (Dorsey, min.77), Vera (Quintero, min.64), Carrasquilla (Herrera, min.46), Memo Rodríguez, Picault, Úlfarsson and Cerén|
|Goals:||Carrasquilla (0-1, min. 11), Fagundez (1-1, min. 15), Maxi Urruti (2-1, min. 57) and Ring (3-1, min. 70)|