The Houston Dynamo showed why they are defending MLS champions Saturday as a late goal by substitute Kei Kamara earned the defending champs to salvage a 1-1 draw with the New York Red Bulls in the first leg of their Western Conference semifinal at Giants Stadium.
An injury-depleted Red Bulls team has taken the lead early in the second half thanks to a goal from captain Juan Pablo Angel. New York came close to adding to their lead as Dane Richards hit a goalpost and saw another shot cleared off the.
However, Kamara came off the bench and knotted the match with four minutes left on the clock, scoring from inside the box as New York’s back line failed to clear a loose ball.
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