Major League Soccer

 Full TimeKTXA/KTBU
HoustonHOU
2
 
2
FC DallasDAL
F. Picault (p) 25' 1-0 
 1-1N. Burgess  54'
 1-2R. Pepi  58'
M. Vera  72' 2-2 
HOUF. Picault (p) 25' 1-0
DALN. Burgess  54' 1-1
DALR. Pepi  58' 1-2
HOUM. Vera  72' 2-2
HT: 1-0
BBVA Stadium (Attendance: 13,548)
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FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo play 2-2 draw

HOUSTON (AP) Matias Vera scored in the 72nd minute and the Houston Dynamo tied FC Dallas 2-2 on Saturday night.

After a Dallas giveaway at midfield, Zarek Valentin slotted the ball ahead to Vera, who put a low runner inside the right post from the top of the box.

The Dynamo (3-8-10) had a 1-0 lead at halftime after Fafa Picault drew a foul on Ema Twumasi and converted the penalty kick in the 25th minute. Houston's team-record winless streak has reached 14 matches, eight of them draw.

Dallas (5-9-7) tied it when Nkosi Burgess put in a rebound in the 54th minute. Dallas then took a lead four minutes later on Ricardo Pepi's ninth goal when the team had numbers in the box after a poor kick by Dynamo keeper Marko Maric.

FC Dallas has five points in its last three road matches after losing seven straight.

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Updated August 21, 2021

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