ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Romain Metanire scored in the 20th minute and Vito Mannone had his fifth shutout of the season to help Minnesota United beat the Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Saturday night.
Metanire scored on a strike from the right flank that deflected off midfielder Boniek Garcia and looped into the goal with a bounce off the far post.
Metanire blocked Romell Quioto’s right-footed shot in the 22nd minute to help preserve the clean sheet for Minnesota (6-4-3). Mannone made saves in the 29th and 49th minutes.
Houston dropped to 7-3-2.