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Houston Dynamo FC scored on the final kick of the match to pull level with the Colorado Rapids and walk out of Dick’s Sporting Goods Park with a 1-1 draw.  

Dynamo forward Sebastián Ferreira rescued a crucial point for the Dynamo with a goal at the death when he lashed a left-footed volley into the back of the net from the top of the penalty area in the 95th minute. With mere seconds remaining in a scheduled five minutes of stoppage time, ran onto a layoff from defender Dan Steres and blasted his shot home at 94:58 on the clock and referee Marcos de Oliveira blew the whistle for full time shortly after the ensuing kickoff. The goal was Ferreira’s team-high ninth of the season and the assist was Steres’ first of the year.

The Rapids took the lead in the 48th minute off a cross from Felipe Gutiérrez that found Lalas Abubakar at the far post for a one-touch finish. After a Colorado corner kick was cleared, the second ball fell to the Rapids, who recycled it to Gutierrez for his cross to Abubakar. 

Houston went a man up in the 80th minute after Colorado midfielder Bryan Acosta was shown a second yellow card for a foul on Houston defender Griffin Dorsey.  

Houston appeared to score the equalizer in the 83rd minute when forward Fafa Picault headed a ball into the back of the net, but was adjudged by referee Marcos de Oliveira to have pushed off prior to his header. 

In a scoreless first half, Houston’s first opportunity of the game came in the 10th minute off the left foot of captain Héctor Herrera. The Dynamo were awarded a free kick near midfield and Tim Parker took the free kick and found the Mexican international at the edge of the box. Herrera deftly brought the ball down with his first touch to create space for a shot, but his effort was saved at the near post by the Rapids goalkeeper.  

Houston’s final opportunity of the first half came off a free kick outside the box in the 44th minute. Dynamo forward Memo Rodriguez was fouled outside the box and the Academy alum forced a diving save at the near post with the ensuing free kick. 

Gutiérrez forced a save with the last kick of the first half when he ran onto a centering pass at the penalty spot and his effort was handled by Dynamo shot stopper Steve Clark. The Dynamo goalkeeper finished with three saves against the Rapids on the night. 

The Dynamo play their second consecutive away match next Saturday at Minnesota United FC. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. CT and the match will air on national television on TUDN and Univision. Houston returns to PNC Stadium on Wednesday, Aug. 31 to host Carlos Vela, Gareth Bale and LAFC.