Giles Barnes scored two goals to help lift the Houston Dynamo over Chivas USA 4-1 on Saturday night.
Houston (3-4-2) snapped a six-match winless skid and equaled its offensive output from the last seven games. Brad Davis and Will Bruin also scored for Houston.
Erick Torres scored the lone goal for Chivas USA (1-5-3), which had its winless streak extend to eight.
Chivas finished with 10 players as goalkeeper Tim Melia was sent off in the 67th minute for tripping Will Bruin inside the penalty area.