Saturday, October 01, 2011

Houston Dynamo, Chicago Fire Tie 1-1 in MLS Action

(Photo by Darla tTmulitis-La Vita Loco Photography, Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved)

By Robert H Kelly
Copyright 2011 TexSport Publications

HOUSTON, TEXAS (October 1, 2011) In a match that saw the Houston Dynamo and the Chicago Fire head to the locker room at halftime tied at 1-1, the fans at Robertson Stadium saw no second half scoring and that’s how it ended; Dymano-1, Fire-1.

Houston is now 10-9-13 (43 points) on the season while Chicago moves to 10-9-13,with 37 points.

The Dynamo got on the board first in the 33rd minute when midfielder Colin Clark sent home a loose ball that deflected off Fire defender Jalil Anibaba and landed in the front of the net.

The goal was Clark’s fourth of the season, bringing his MLB career total to 13.

The Fire got even in the 43rd minute, when forward Dominic Oduro sent the ball home with a right foot strike. Midfielder Baggio Husidic was credited with the assist.

The score gave Oduro his 12th of the season and 26th of his MLS career.

The Dynamo had 13 shots, with six of them on goal, while Chicago had eight shots with five on goal.

Dynamo goalkeeper Tally Hall recorded four saves while is counterpart for the Fire, Sean Johnson, tallied five.

The Dynamo will next face Portland on Friday October 14 on the road. They return the Houston for their final regular home game of the season against the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday, October 23.

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