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MLS: New York 2, Houston 0

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HARRISON, N.J., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Markus Holgersson and Jan Gunnar Solli notched second-half goals Friday, elevating the New York Red Bulls to a 2-0 win over Houston.

The first tally came in the 61st minute when Tim Cahill headed a Roy Miller cross to a wide-open Holgersson, whose easy finish put New York (12-7-5) ahead for good.

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Solli sealed the win with a stoppage-time tap-in goal as the Red Bulls reclaimed the top spot in the Eastern Conference from the Dynamo.

Houston (11-6-7) saw its five-game winning streak and eight-match unbeaten run snapped.

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