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Final Stats: Stats Don't Lie, Dynamo Dominate The Match

New England Revolution (1-2-3) vs. Houston Dynamo (2-1-2)
April 17, 2011 -- Robertson Stadium
Attendance: 15,176

Goals By Period 1 2 Total
New England Revolution 0 0 0
Houston Dynamo 0 1 1

Scoring Summary:
HOU -- Hunter Freeman 1 (unassisted) 86

New England Revolution -- Matt Reis, Kevin Alston, Franco Coria (Ryan Cochrane 79), A.J. Soares, Darrius Barnes, Zak Boggs, Stephen McCarthy, Chris Tierney, Zack Schilawski (Kenny Mansally 79), Rajko Lekic, Marko Perovic.

Substitutes Not Used: Kheli Dube, Otto Loewy, Sainey Nyassi, Ilija Stolica, Bobby Shuttleworth.

TOTAL SHOTS: 9 (Zak Boggs 2, Marko Perovic 2); SHOTS ON GOAL: 1 (Zak Boggs 1); FOULS: 9 (Stephen McCarthy 4); OFFSIDES: 1 (Rajko Lekic 1); CORNER KICKS: 1 (Marko Perovic 1); SAVES: 7 (Matt Reis 7)

Houston Dynamo -- Tally Hall, Hunter Freeman, Bobby Boswell, Andre Hainault, Corey Ashe, Danny Cruz (Colin Clark 75), Geoff Cameron, Lovel Palmer, Brad Davis, Cam Weaver, Will Bruin (Jason Garey 88).

Substitutes Not Used: Mike Chabala, Alex Dixon, Eddie Robinson, Kofi Sarkodie, Tyler Deric.

TOTAL SHOTS: 26 (Will Bruin 9); SHOTS ON GOAL: 8 (Will Bruin 3); FOULS: 8 (Cam Weaver 3); OFFSIDES: 1 (Geoff Cameron 1); CORNER KICKS: 12 (Brad Davis 12); SAVES: 1 (Tally Hall 1)

The Dynamo played without forwards Calen Carr (concussion), Brian Ching (rib separation), and Sergio Koke (visa); midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson (visa); and defender Jermaine Taylor (foot sprain).

Next Match: Saturday, April 23, 7:30 p.m., Dynamo at Chicago Fire, Toyota Park, Bridgeview IL

Next Home Match: Friday, April 29, 7:30 p.m., Dynamo vs. D.C. United, Robertson Stadium

The most impressive stat of the night has to be Houston's 26 total shots, resulting in 8 shots on goal.  Ahead of the season, many were concerned about Houston's attacking group, especially given captain Brian Ching's injury struggles, but those concerns seem to have gone away with the success of the Cam Weaver and Will Bruin tandem.

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