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Defoe leads Toronto FC past Houston 4-2
Houston Dynamo's Giles Barnes, left, and Toronto FC's Steven Caldwell battle for the ball during the first half of MLS soccer action in Toronto on Saturday, July 12, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)
July 12, 2014, 9:24 pm

TORONTO (AP) Jermain Defoe set up two goals and then scored two of his own, leading Toronto FC to a 4-2 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night.

Toronto trailed 2-0 before Jonathan Osorio and Dominic Oduro scored in the first half. Defoe then had his goals in the 63rd and 89th minutes, helping his team stop a three-game winless streak.

Brad Davis scored twice for Houston, which has allowed a league-worst 38 goals this season.

Defoe has 10 goals in 12 league games.

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