Houston Astros' World Series rally catches eye of NFL's Texans

(Reuters) - The Houston Astros' stunning Game Two win in the World Series has caught the attention of one of the city's other professional teams with the NFL's Texans finding it hard not to take a break from preparing for their next game.

The Astros beat the host Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6 on Wednesday in a game that had several twists and turns and was deemed an instant classic by many observers, with the teams combining for a record five extra-inning home runs.

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The Texans, one game out of first place in their division, were preparing for Sunday's clash against the Seattle Seahawks while the Astros used a late power surge to rally back in dramatic fashion to level the series at 1-1.

"I was here with the staff and we were game-planning but we have a TV in the corner of our offensive staff room and we had it on," said Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien.

"To think about what they did, it's got to be one of the top five World Series games of all time, to hit that many home runs in extra innings."

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Fans wave towels during game two of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Corey Seager #5 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a two-run home run during the sixth inning against the Houston Astros in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Corey Seager #5 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning against the Houston Astros in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Justin Verlander #35 of the Houston Astros pitches during Game 2 of the 2017 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws his glove after he was unable to catch a ground rule double hit by Alex Bregman #2 of the Houston Astros (not pictured) during the eighth inning in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Brian McCann #16 visits Justin Verlander #35 of the Houston Astros on the mound during Game 2 of the 2017 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by LG Patterson/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: A general view as Rich Hill #44 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch during the second inning against the Houston Astros in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Chris Taylor #3 of the Los Angeles Dodgers watches a Marwin Gonzalez #9 of the Houston Astros game-tying home run in the ninth inning during Game 2 of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Jose Altuve #27 and Carlos Correa #1 of the Houston Astros celebrate after hitting solo home runs during the tenth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Logan Forsythe #11 of the Los Angeles Dodgers scores a run on a RBI single hit by Enrique Hernandez #14 (not pictured) to tie the game 5-5 during the tenth inning against the Houston Astros in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the eleventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates in the 10th inning of Game 2 of the 2017 World Series against the Houston Astros at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the eleventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Charlie Culberson #37 of the Los Angeles Dodgers runs the bases after hitting a solo home run during the eleventh inning against the Houston Astros in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros runs the bases after hitting a solo home run during the tenth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Chris Devenski #47 of the Houston Astros celebrates after the final out of Game 2 of the 2017 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. The Astros defeated the Dodgers 7-6 in 11 innings. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
Oct 25, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Houston Astros left fielder Marwin Gonzalez (9) and shortstop Carlos Correa (1) and center fielder George Springer (4) celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in eleven innings in game two of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
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After a back-and-forth affair it was George Springer's two-run homer at the top of the 11th that gave the Astros the lead for good and their first World Series game win in franchise history.

The best-of-seven series shifts to Texas for the next three games starting on Friday at Minute Maid Park.

"I know that it's a travel day today so they'll be back at it tomorrow in Houston and I know that place will be rocking," said O'Brien.

"We’re so supportive of them. I think it’s great for the city any time you have a team rolling toward a championship.”

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