Posted on July 16, 2012
HOUSTON — Honduran international midfielder Boniek Garcia tallied his first Major League Soccer goal for the Houston Dynamo in its 4-0 rout of D.C. United in Major League Soccer action at BBVA Compass Stadium on Sunday.
The victory lifted the Dynamo’s record to 7-5-4 and 28 points while united fell to 10-6-3 and 33 points.
After the hosts grabbed a 1-0 lead and D.C. goalkeeper Bill Hamid was red-carded, Garcia set up their second goal. He played a ball to Luiz Camargo to the end line, where the Brazilian slid a pass to an onrushing Will Bruin for a 2-0 advantage.
Garcia, a designated player, mae it 3-0 in the 62nd minute. Brad Davis set up Andre Hainault, who sent a right-wing cross to the Honduran, who headed it home.
“I feel very happy and relieved that I was able to score my first goal, especially with the way I did it,” Garcia said. “It was my first goal as a professional as a header.”
Garcia said he has adapted quickly, playing on the wing with the Dynamo.
“The space has to be created. It’s part of my game plan,” he said. “Luckily for me, there is a good understanding between my teammates and I. I’m blessed in the fact that they understand me, they know what I’m about and they help me create that space.”
Categories: Central America, Honduras