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Ricardo Clark scores for Houston in 78th, Dynamo tie Sporting KC 1-1

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KANSAS CITY, Kansas — scored for Houston on a header in the 78th minute and the Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City tied 1-1 Saturday night.

The Dynamo (7-8-6) tied it on a set-piece after a foul conceded by Sporting's on the right wing. ' service found Clark at the 6-yard box and his header got behind in the top left corner.

Kansas City (9-4-6) scored early. Sporting was awarded a free kick in the sixth minute after a foul by Raul Rodriquez. sent the kick into the middle of the penalty area and Dominic Dwyer rose for a header that beat to the bottom left corner.

Houston almost tied it in the 32nd minute, but Melia made a sprawling save on Tim Davis' left-footed rocket from the top of the box.

PHOTO: Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Tim Melia makes a save during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Houston Dynamo in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Tim Melia makes a save during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Houston Dynamo in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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PHOTO: Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Tim Melia makes a save during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Houston Dynamo in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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