Quintero Scores 2 Goals In 4 Minutes, Dynamo Top Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Darwin Quintero scored two goals in four minutes and the Houston Dynamo eased past Sporting Kansas City 5-2 for their first victory of the season. Alberth Elis and Christian Ramirez each scored in the first half to give Houston a 2-1 lead at the break, and second-half substitute Niko Hansen made it a two-goal lead three minutes after halftime. Quintero sealed it with goals in the 57th, on a give-and-go with Darwin Cerén, and 61st. Quintero also had two assists, on goals by Elis and Ramirez. Johnny Russell and Gadi Kinda scored for Kansas City.

Sporting Kansas City forward Johnny Russell (7) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Houston Dynamo in Kansas City, Kan., Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)