Houston suffers another setback

Dynamo miss out on final as their season's theme continues
Another Dynamo setback


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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

The Houston Dynamo continued their frustrating season on Thursday night, falling 1-0 to
Monarcas Morelia in the SuperLiga semifinals.


most of the match, Houston and Morelia battled on a fairly level
playing field with both teams creating quality chances on goal.
However, Houston left the night upset and with a loss, a common theme
this year for the Dynamo.

Dynamo 0, Morelia 1 - postgame notes

Houston suffers only second all-time SuperLiga loss in 13 games
HOU 0, MOR 1 - postgame notes


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Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

Houston Dynamo were eliminated from SuperLiga in the semifinals Thursday night,
falling 1-0 to Monarcas Morelia at Robertson Stadium. Morelia advanced to the
SuperLiga championship game against the New England Revolution later this

Dynamo will face a quick turnaround with a Sunday road game against the Seattle
Sounders at Qwest Field in Seattle, with their third match in nine days kicking
off at 10 p.m. CT. Houston is 3-3-5 while playing 11 games in 41 days following
the Major League Soccer break for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Dynamo's late surge not enough

Monarcas advance to SuperLiga finals vs. New England
Monarcas advance to finals


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Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

Morelia traveled to Houston and secured a 1-0 semifinal victory against the Dynamo in a spirited battle Thursday night to secure a spot in the SuperLiga final.

Morelia had several opportunities to get out to an early lead, but forward Miguel Sabah failed to convert any of the chances. In the 14th minute, after a Brian Mullan turnover, the ball quickly found Sabah just inside the penalty spot, but his effort went over the bar.

Dynamo, Morelia share mutual admiration

Romero: "We have a lot of respect for a team that is one of the best in MLS."
SuperLiga teams share respect


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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

When the Dynamo and Monarcas Morelia
step onto the pitch tonight at Robertson Stadium, there will be a mutual
respect emanating from each sideline. However, each team views the game as an
opportunity to better its squad, and each coach is taking the game seriously.

“I think what you will see from us is a very competitive
team, and I expect you will see nothing less from our opponents,” said Dynamo head
coach Dominic Kinnear.

Preview: Houston, Morelia meet in semis

SuperLiga final berth on the line at Robertson Stadium
SuperLiga final on the line


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Kris Berry / Houston Dynamo

Who: Houston Dynamo vs. Monarcas Morelia

What: SuperLiga 2010, semifinals

When: Thursday, Aug. 5, 7 p.m. CT

Where: Robertson Stadium

Broadcast Info:
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SportsTalk 790 AM (English)
La Ranchera 850 AM (Spanish)

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Oduro ruled eligible for SuperLiga match

SuperLiga Appeals Committee overturns Oduro's suspension
Oduro available for match


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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

Houston Dynamo forward Dominic Oduro has been cleared to play in tomorrow night's SuperLiga semifinal match against Morelia after the SuperLiga Appeals Committee overturned his suspension as a result of a red card he received in the July 21 match against Puebla.

"It helps to have him back," head coach Dominic Kinnear said. "If you look at
the squad we have, if Dominic was suspended we would only have two forwards going into this game available with Brian [Ching] and Cam [Weaver]."

Oduro available for SuperLiga semifinal

Forward will be available for Thursday's game against Morelia
Oduro available for SL semi

The SuperLiga Appeals Committee has reviewed the ejection of
Houston Dynamo forward Dominic Oduro from the July 21 match against Puebla FC
and has determined that due to a case of mistaken identity, Oduro shall not be
suspended from his next SuperLiga match, scheduled for August 5 against

The Dynamo will face Morelia
on Thursday night at 7 p.m. at Robertson Stadium in one of two SuperLiga
semifinals, Houston’s
third SuperLiga semifinal in its third appearance in the tournament. Tickets
are available at or by calling (713) 276-7500.

2010-08-05: Houston Dynamo vs. Morelia

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Robertson Stadium - Houston, TX
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Dynamo to host Morelia semi on August 5

Houston two games away from first ever international title
Dynamo-Morelia semis on 8/5

The Houston Dynamo will host Mexican club Monarcas Morelia
in the semifinals of SuperLiga 2010 on Thursday, August 5, at Robertson Stadium
at 7 p.m., it was announced today. With just one loss in their last 10 total
outings, the Dynamo are in search of their first ever international title.


Dynamo win rowdy game against Los Camoteros
Dynamo vs. Puebla FC


Photo Credit: 
Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

The Dynamo advanced to the SuperLiga semifinals after a hard fought win against Puebla. For more photos of the game click here.

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