Chivas USA tops Dynamo 3-1 in US Open Cup quarters

Justin Braun scored twice to lead Chivas USA into the semifinals

of US Open Cup with a 3-1 win over the Houston Dynamo on Tuesday


Chivas will face the winner of Wednesday’s game between the

Seattle Sounders and Los Angeles Galaxy.

Braun scored in the 5th minute when he took a Mariano Trujillo

free kick from 40 yards out in the left side of the box and booted

it in from six yards. He added another goal in the 90th minute,

splitting the Houston defense and hitting a low liner into the left

net from 14 yards out.

Michael Lahoud also scored for Chivas in the 65th minute.

Houston’s Joseph Ngwenya cut the lead to 2-1 in the 86th minute

before Braun’s second score.