- Associated Press - Sunday, July 3, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) - Houston’s Cristian Maidana scored against his former team deep into stoppage time to give Dynamo a 1-0 win against Philadelphia on Saturday, providing an upset victory for the bottom team in Major League Soccer’s Western Conference against the top team in the East.

In the fifth minute of added time, Maidana’s free kick clipped the bottom of the crossbar and went into the net, and the game ended shortly after the ensuing kickoff.

Maidana joined the Dynamo this season after two seasons as a full-time starter in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia’s Joshua Yaro was sent off in the 87th minute when he received his second yellow card for a challenge on Mauro Manotas.

The Union’s lead in the East remained at two points ahead of New York City, which plays Sunday, and Montreal, which made up ground with a 3-2 win against New England.

The Impact came from two goals down to win, with rookie forward Michael Salazar scoring his first two MLS goals and Ignacio Piatti converted a penalty.

Salazar made his first career start in place of Didier Drogba, out with a leg injury.

Kei Kamara scored twice to put New England up 2-0 in the 33rd minute.

Salazar got Montreal on the scoreboard in the 40th and then equalized in the 48th. Piatti put Montreal ahead in the 54th minute as he converted the penalty he earned after being brought down by the goalkeeper.

Seattle’s Jordan Morris ended the Sounders long scoreless run as he netted an equalizing goal to give the visitors a 1-1 draw at Toronto.

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