Houston, TX (Sports Network) - The Houston Dynamo moved into third place in
the Eastern Conference with a 3-0 defeat of the Montreal Impact at BBVA
Compass Stadium on Saturday.
Macoumba Kandji scored twice in the victory while Bobby Boswell added one in
between to lift the Dynamo (9-5-7) to 34 points on the season, putting last
season's Eastern Conference champs one point ahead of D.C. United.
Montreal (7-13-3) stays put on 24 points this term, losing its 10th road match
of the season.
Kandji opened the scoring just seven minutes into the game when he collected
the rebound from a failed backheel shot on goal and stuffed home the second
The Dynamo held the one-goal lead until dying minutes when Boswell nodded home
corner kick from Brad Davis in the 84th minute and Kandji completed his brace
in the 89th minute with a finish into the roof of the net off of a fast break.
Houston will look to secure its fourth straight league win next Saturday when
it heads to BMO Field to take on Toronto FC. Montreal takes the pitch the same
day as it will try to capitalize on home-advantage in its meeting with Red
Bull New York.
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