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Clark, Bruin score in each half, Houston beats San Jose 2-0 to end 3-game winless streak


SAN JOSE, California — scored on a breakaway in the 81st minute and the Houston Dynamo beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 on Friday night.

Houston (6-7-6) won for the first time in four games, while San Jose (7-7-4) lost its second straight.

scored in the 10th minute after heading in 's cross. In the 81st, San Jose misplayed a back-pass and ran on the loose ball, took three touches in open space and fed Bruin for an easy finish.

Houston's DaMarcus Beasley was stopped by goalkeeper in the 56th minute. Clark one-touched the rebound but it was saved on the goal line by an outstretched Victor Bernardez.

Bernardez's free kick from just outside the penalty area hit off the post in the 32nd.

Several players were out because of international duty with the Gold Cup. San Jose was without (USA) and (Trinidad & Tobago). Houston was missing Boniek Garcia and (Honduras) and and (Jamaica).

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