Carr propels Dynamo to 2-1 win over Sporting KC

Carr scores twice in win

Published On: Jul 18 2012 10:07:35 PM CDT
HOUSTON -

Calen Carr scored twice and the Dynamo defeated 10-man Sporting Kansas City 2-1 Wednesday night to extend Houston's unbeaten streak to five games.

The win tied Houston (8-5-7, 31 points) with the Chicago Fire for fourth place in the Eastern Conference and ended Kansas City's unbeaten streak at three games.

Carr put Houston ahead 2-1 in the 79th minute after feeding a pass to Brad Davis outside the left box and hitting Davis' cross inside the near post from inside the 6-yard box.

Carr scored from eight yards out in the 25th minute to give Houston a 1-0 lead, and Kei Kamara scored on a penalty kick in the 42nd for Kansas City (11-6-3, 36 points).