Manotas scores tying goal in Dynamo's 1-1 draw with Galaxy

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Los Angeles Galaxy forward Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez (14) moves the ball past Houston Dynamo defender Maynor Figueroa (15) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

HOUSTON (AP) — Mauro Manotas scored the tying goal for Houston in the 64th minute in the Dynammo's 1-1 draw with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday in their MLS season opener.

Mexican forward Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez made his debut for Los Angeles, and Tab Ramos directed Houston for the first time as head coach.

Manotas tied it with a shot 17 yards away from the left side of the penalty box.

Cristian Pavon scored for the Galaxy in the 13th minute with a shot 20 yards out from the edge of the box, with goalkeeper David Bingham getting an assist.

Marko Maric made two saves for Houston. Bingham had one for Los Angeles.


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