Found September 24, 2012 on
Fox Sports Houston:
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Freddy Adu scored twice and the Philadelphia Union beat the Houston Dynamo 3-1 on Sunday to snap an eight-game winless streak and avoid dropping out of playoff contention.
Adu opened the scoring in the 28th minute, and gave Philadelphia (8-14-6) a 2-1 lead on a penalty kick in the 50th. Josue Martinez added his first MLS goal, connecting in the 70th minute.
Boniek Garcia scored for Houston (12-8-10) in the 44th minute.
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Finally, after three straight losses dating back to last season, the Union got a win over the Houston Dynamo. After reaching the MLS Final last season against the LA Galaxy, the Dynamo hope a playoff spot is still in their future, but the Union put a little bit of a roadblock in their plans tonight with a decisive victory. The loss is a definitely a step back for Houston, while...
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