Mauro Manotas scored in the 86th minute and the Houston Dynamo beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday.

Manotas finished Romell Quioto’s cross with a right-footed stab to give Houston (1-0-1) the lead. It was Manotas’ 50th career goal across all competitions.

The Impact (1-1-0) opened the scoring in the 34th minute when Saphir Taider picked Micheal Azira’s looping pass out of the air with a right-footed volley into the right side of the goal. It was Taider’s second goal of the season.

Montreal Impact's Maximiliano Urruti, center, passes the ball between Houston Dynamo's Maynor Figueroa (15) and Aljaz Struna (6) during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Montreal Impact’s Maximiliano Urruti, center, passes the ball between Houston Dynamo’s Maynor Figueroa (15) and Aljaz Struna (6) during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The Dynamo tied it two minutes later. Memo Rodriguez settled Tomas Martinez’s pass at the top of the arc with one touch and unleashed a left-footed knuckler into the upper right corner.

Houston Dynamo's Oscar Garcia, right, kicks the ball away from Montreal Impact's Mathieu Choiniere during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Dynamo’s Oscar Garcia, right, kicks the ball away from Montreal Impact’s Mathieu Choiniere during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Dynamo's Memo Rodriguez (8) advances toward the goal as Montreal Impact's Victor Cabrera (2) defends during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Dynamo’s Memo Rodriguez (8) advances toward the goal as Montreal Impact’s Victor Cabrera (2) defends during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Montreal Impact's Saphir Taider (8) is tripped by Houston Dynamo's Oscar Garcia (27) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Montreal Impact’s Saphir Taider (8) is tripped by Houston Dynamo’s Oscar Garcia (27) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Dynamo's Oscar Garcia, center, tries to keep the ball from Montreal Impact's Michael Azira, left, during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Dynamo’s Oscar Garcia, center, tries to keep the ball from Montreal Impact’s Michael Azira, left, during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Montreal Impact's Saphir Taider (8) celebrates with Daniel Lovitz (3) after scoring a goal against the Houston Dynamo during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Montreal Impact’s Saphir Taider (8) celebrates with Daniel Lovitz (3) after scoring a goal against the Houston Dynamo during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Montreal Impact's Saphir Taider (8) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Houston Dynamo during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Montreal Impact’s Saphir Taider (8) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Houston Dynamo during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Dynamo's Memo Rodriguez, left, battles Montreal Impact's Bacary Sagna for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Dynamo’s Memo Rodriguez, left, battles Montreal Impact’s Bacary Sagna for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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