Wednesday, August 28, 2013

CONCACAF Champions League: Houston Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City celebrated

CONCACAF CL: Houston Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City celebrated
The Houston Dynamo opened the group play in the CONCACAF Champions League with an important victory by 1-0 home game against group leader Árabe Unido this Tuesday at BBVA Compass Stadium
After abdiel Arroyo's penalty kick lifted the visitors to an early advantage at BBVA Compass Stadium, Weaver equalized with his first goal of the night in the 22nd minute.

U.S. international midfielder Brad Davis, who came on for Jason Johnson midway through the second half, created the game-winner as he floated a cross from the left flank into the penalty area. Weaver found some open space and headed it home from four yards.

Arroyo converted the subsequent spot kick in the eighth minute, placing his attempt into the lower right corner to give Arabe a 1-0 lead.

Houston located near the back of the net in the 22nd minute. Weaver found himself loosely marked with three defenders yards away and the forward converted a left-wing feed from an overlapping defender Corey Ashe from in-close to knot the game at 1-1.
  
In Group 2, Sporting Kansas City made ​​it two wins from two games thanks to a 2-0 triumph over Olimpia in Honduras.

Soony Saad did all the scoring for the visitors, with the 21-year-old attacker netting in the 28th and 69TH minutes, the latter from the penalty spot, to give Kansas City the win.

This Sunday's other game, Cartagines took a one-point lead at the top of Group 8 thanks to a 0-0 draw with El Salvadoran outfit Isidro Metapan.

Cartagines are one point ahead of LA Galaxy, while Isidro are three points off the leaders.

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