Battery oust Dynamo in penalty shootout

July 1, 2008
The Charleston Battery defeated the Houston Dynamo in a penalty shootout Tuesday night at Blackbaud Stadium in their U.S. Open Cup matchup. The game finished tied 1-1 after overtime with Charleston playing the final 20 minutes with only nine players, following two red card ejectons.



The Dynamo rested their usual starters and fielded a side filled with mostly reserve players. The Battery took the lead from a header by defender Marco Reda in the 31st minute. Reda almost scored ...

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