SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC
Sounders fall as Urruti, Quintero lead Houston Dynamo to 2-1 win
HOUSTON (AP) — Maximiliano Urruti scored, Darwin Quintero added a goal and an assist and the Houston Dynamo beat Seattle 2-1 on Saturday night to snap an eight-game losing streak against the Sounders.
Dynamo 2, Sounders 1: Box score
Quintero, on a set piece, played an arcing ball to the outside shoulder of Urruti, who pulled a blind volley across his body and past goalkeeper Stefan Frei to open the scoring in the 14th minute. Quintero made it 2-0 in the 20th, putting on a dribbling exhibition to create space amongst the Sounders defense before before putting away a left-footer from the edge of the area.
Jimmy Medranda scored for Seattle (17-6-6) in the 41st minute.
Bangers. Only.@jimmymedranda gets one back before half! 💥#SoundersMatchday | #HOUvSEA pic.twitter.com/ReLQWOxSCH
— Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) October 17, 2021
Including playoffs, Seattle had won eight straight matches against Houston — the only time the Dynamo have lost more than five straight matches against any opponent in the club’s MLS history — dating to June 2017.
Houston (6-12-12) is unbeaten in its last four home matches.
Last time: Sounders beat Whitecaps 4-1 to clinch playoff berth