August 17, 2013 at 11:06 PM
Houston 3, Sounders FC 1, video highlights and postgame notes
Posted above are the video highlights from Sounders FC’s 3-1 road loss Saturday at Houston, and here are some postgame notes:
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— Sounders FC had its three-game winning streak and four-game unbeaten streak snapped.
— Sounders FC had a five-game unbeaten streak against the East snapped.
— Sounders FC’s dropped to 4-7-1 on the road, and the seven road losses are already a franchise worst (there are five away games left).
— Sounders FC fell to 0-4-1 at Houston. The series is at 3-3-1 in regular-season games.
— Sounders FC fell to 1-8-1 when allowing the first goal and 1-7-0 when losing at halftime.
— Sounders FC is 0-17 when allowing the first two goals (0-20 including the playoffs).
— Sounders FC’s 20 shots tied a season high.
— Sounders FC’s three goals allowed were most since a 4-0 road loss May 26 to the L.A. Galaxy.
— Mauro Rosales, Brad Evans each had a goal or assist in three games, but those runs are over.
— Shalrie Joseph scored his first goal for Seattle. Marc Burch had his first assist of the year.
— The home team is 8-0-3 in the series in all competitions.
— The Dynamo improved to 25-4-11 since 2011 when the temperature is 80 degrees or more at kickoff (it was 88 on Saturday).
— The Dynamo is 9-0-3 when scoring first, 4-0-2 when leading at halftime.
— Coach Dominic Kinnear tied Bob Bradley for third-most wins in MLS history at 124.
— Giles Barnes had his first two-goal game in MLS.
— Brad Davis is up to six assists against the Sounders.
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