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Highlights: Houston Dynamo still have Sporting Kansas City’s number

Sporting Kansas City v Houston Dynamo - Eastern Conference Semifinals

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Adam Moffat #16 of the Houston Dynamo celebrates his goal in the 19th minute with teammates Jermaine Taylor #4 and Will Bruin #12 during the first half of a MLS Eastern Conference Semifinal against Sporting Kansas City at BBVA Compass Stadium on November 4, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Eric Christian Smith/Getty Images)

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For as much success as Sporting Kansas City’s had over the last two years - and as two-time reigning Eastern Conference champions, they’ve had a lot of success - Peter Vermes’ team has no clue what to do with Houston. In their last five meetings with the Dynamo (a span stretching back one year), Sporting is 0-3-2 against Dominic Kinnear’s team, scoring only two goals in that time. Since 2007 (20 meetings), Kansas City’s beat Houston twice.

Sporting didn’t come close to bettering that record on Sunday. In the first leg of the teams’ Eastern Conference semifinal, Kansas City managed only one shot on goal, falling behind in the 18th minute en route to a 2-0 loss.

Here are the highlights:

The second leg kicks off Wednesday at 9:00 p.m. Eastern in Kansas City, where Houston has earned a draw in each of their last two appearances. When Houston’s not in town, Kansas City’s 10-3-3 at Livestrong Sporting Park.