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Houston Dynamo win US Open Cup title, beating Union 3-0

September 27, 2018
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Houston Dynamo players celebrate after the U.S. Open Cup championship soccer match against the Philadelphia Union Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in Houston. Houston Dynamo won 3-0. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Mauro Manotas scored twice in the first half to lead the Houston Dynamo to the U.S. Open Cup title, 3-0 over the Philadelphia Union on Wednesday night.

Houston qualified for the CONCACAF Champions League.

Monotas scored on a header in the fourth minute, and the Colombian striker connected again in the 25th.

The third score came on Auston Trusty’s own goal in the 65th.

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