Valentin scores, San Jose attracts towards Houston 1-1

SAN JOSE, California (AP) – Zarek Valentin’s own goal helped the San Jose Earthquakes to a 1-1 draw against Houston Dynamo on Saturday.

Matias Vera opened the 1-0 lead for Dynamo (3-4-8) in the 40th minute. Valentin brought the Earthquakes (3-7-5) to the scoreboard with an own goal in the fifth minute of added time in the first half.

The dynamo outperformed the 7-5 earthquakes, with five shots on goal to two for the earthquake.

JT Marcinkowski saved four of the five shots he was exposed to for the earthquake. Marko Maric had two saves for the Dynamo.

Both teams play next Saturday. The earthquakes visit the Seattle Sounders and the Dynamo hosts Real Salt Lake.


The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and Sportradar data.

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