Barnes scores in the first half to give the Dynamo the lead at halftime, but Nguyen scores twice in the second half to secure a win for the Revolution, who are currently in second place in the Eastern Conference, three points behind DC United. The Dynamo are in seventh place in the Western Conference.
Houston takes the lead in the 12th minute when Crew player Aaron Schoenfeld scores an own goal. Giles Barnes doubles the lead for the Dynamo in the 38th minute. Columbus scores twice in the second half (Wil Trapp, 48’th minute and Ethan Finlay, 54th minute) causing the game to end in a draw. Houston is in eight place in the Eastern Conference while Columbus is in fifth place.