The Quakes earned three critical points against the Houston Dynamo on Saturday. Let’s break down how the game-winner by Danny Hoesen was scored just before the stroke of halftime.
1. Push up field
Center back Francois Affolter kept possession and took the space given to him by Houston. Once he felt pressure, he found Hoesen up field.
Hoesen recognizes he has time and coolly turns on his first touch before laying it off to Marco Ureña.
3. Out in front
Ureña sends a perfectly weighted ball out wide to Kofi Sarkodie who is able to look up and deliver a first-timed cross.
4. Touch and finish
Hoesen controls the ball with his right foot before smashing it into the net with his left.
The Dutch striker is swarmed by teammates before Wondo loses his mind.