FRISCO, Texas (AP) Reto Ziegler opened the scoring with a penalty kick, Zdenek Ondrasek added two goals and an assist, and FC Dallas beat the Houston Dynamo 5-1 on Sunday night.
FC Dallas' Dominique Badji drew the foul against Jose Bizama, and Ziegler converted from the spot in the 24th minute.
Jesus Ferreira made it 2-0 for FC Dallas (11-10-7) five minutes later, making a run from midfield after receiving Ondrasek's pass and dribbling around Houston's Aljaz Struna to create space in the penalty area for the shot.
Ondrasek knocked home Ryan Hollingshead's cross in the 56th minute, and made a sliding effort to finish Dominique Badji's cross in the 64th minute. Ondrasek has three goals in his last two games.
Memo Rodriguez scored for the Dynamo (9-14-4) in the 80th minute, and Michael Barrios added a stoppage time goal for FC Dallas.
Houston has lost five of its last six.