Montreal rolls over Houston at SaputoJun 24, 2012 - 1:52 AM Montreal, QC (Sports Network) - The Montreal Impact and Saputo Stadium have been a perfect match through two games.
Hassoun Camara and Patrice Bernier scored 7 minutes apart in the second half as Montreal defeated the Houston Dynamo, 4-2, on Saturday night.
The Impact (5-8-3) have scored four goals in their first two fixtures at the newly-renovated stadium. Montreal beat Seattle Sounders FC, 4-1, last week.
Sanna Nyassi and Davy Arnaud also scored for Montreal, which is 4-1-2 overall at home in MLS. It played its first five games at Olympic Stadium.
Brad Davis and Will Bruin scored for Houston (5-5-5), which is winless in its last eight road games. The Dynamo won their first two road matches this year.
Nyassi opened the scoring inside 4 minutes off an assist from Felipe Martins, and Davis tied the match in the 16th off a free kick to the top-right corner.
Montreal pulled back in front in the 21st as Arnaud headed a pass from Justin Mapp into the net, but Houston answered before halftime when Bruin took a pass from Brian Ching and scored his ninth goal of the season.
The Impact climbed back ahead in the 60th when Hassoun Camara deposited a pass from Arnaud to the top-left corner and Bernier converted a penalty in the 68th to double the lead.
Adam Moffat was sent off in the 73rd for Houston and expansion Montreal easily held on for its second straight impressive win at its new home.
- HOUSTON: 2
Jun 23 9:27 PM
- Montreal Goal - Bernier 3 (PK), 68th minute
Dynamo 2, Impact 4 2nd - 69'Jun 23 9:04 PM
- Montreal Goal - Camara 1 (Arnaud), 60th minute
Dynamo 2, Impact 3 2nd - 62'Jun 23 8:57 PM
- Houston Goal - Bruin 9 (Ching), 45th minute
Dynamo 2, Impact 2 1st - 45'Jun 23 8:28 PM
- Montreal Goal - Arnaud 3 (Mapp), 21st minute
Dynamo 1, Impact 2 1st - 23'Jun 23 8:01 PM
- Houston Goal - Davis 3 (unassisted), 16th minute
Dynamo 1, Impact 1 1st - 18'Jun 23 7:57 PM
- Montreal Goal - Nyassi 2 (Martins), 4th minute
Dynamo 0, Impact 1 1st - 7'Jun 23 7:45 PM
- HOUSTON: 0
1st Half - 1'
Jun 23 7:38 PM
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