August 31, 2016
Soccer News Net Staff
Lloyd, Houston dash by Breakers
HOUSTON DASH 3, BOSTON BREAKERS 1
ALLSTON, Mass. -- The Houston Dash snapped the Boston Breakers’ two-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory before a 3,762 crowd at Jordan Field Wednesday night.
Kealia Ohai scored twice and Carli Lloyd once for the Dash (4-8-4, 16 points). Natasha Dowie converted in the 90th minute for the Breakers (3-10-1, 10 points)
Ohai sent a left-footer from the left side of the penalty area inside the back post past Jami Kranich in the third minute, ending Kranich’s shutout streak at 198 consecutive minutes, best by a Breakers goalkeeper in NWSL games.
Houston took a 2-0 lead in the 33rd minute as Ohai converted another left-footer.
Lloyd’s 62nd-minute long-distance strike gave the Dash a three-goal lead.
Dowie scored her second goal in three games off a feed from Kyah Simon.