Ferreira propels Dynamo to 4-3 victory over Earthquakes

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HOUSTON – Sebastian Ferreira scored a goal in each half to propel the Houston Dynamo to a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes in MLS play on Saturday.

Ferreira put Houston (3-1-2) up 1-0 with a goal in the 8th minute on an assist from Fafa Picault.

San Jose (0-4-2) answered with back-to-back goals by Jeremy Ebobisse just three minutes apart to take a 2-1 lead in the 28th minute. Darwin Quintero scored for Houston in the 43rd minute to knot the score at 2 at halftime.

The Dynamo took the lead for good on a goal by Teenage Hadebe in the 57th minute. Ferreira added an insurance goal in the 68th minute.

Tommy Thompson pulled the Earthquakes within a goal with a score in the 77th minute.

The Earthquakes outshot the Dynamo 18-13. Both teams had seven shots on goal.

Steve Clark finished with four saves for Houston. JT Marcinkowski had three saves for San Jose.

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