MLS Regular Season
Houston Dynamo vs. Chicago Fire
Sunday, September 28, 2:00 p.m. CT
BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas
The Dynamo host the MLS draw specialists on Sunday knowing that both teams will be going all-out for victory with time running out to catch the sides above.
Summer officially turned to fall on September 23, another reminder that the 2014 regular-season is quickly coming to a close. Houston are unbeaten in their past four games, but two successive draws has the team urgently seeking a win that will keep their playoff ambitions alive.
The results have been positive on the whole. Deric, who took over for Hall who is out for the season with an ACL injury, admitted that he’s battled nerves that come with taking over a starting spot full time.
Dominic Kinnear, David Horst and AJ Cochran break down Sunday's match against the Chicago Fire
Deric has hardly put a glove wrong since stepping into net as a replacement for Tally Hall, who suffered a season-ending knee injury against Sporting Kansas City on August 29. While Hall recuperates from an ACL operation, Deric has impressed.
Eddie and Sebastian chat about the draw with Philly and the crucial matchup against Chicago this Sunday, as well as MLS's 24 Under 24 and other topics.
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“Beast Mode” is a motto typically linked with Houston’s other version of football, but Luis Garrido’s form is proving that it applies just as well to the Dynamo.
The recent signing had perhaps his finest MLS game so far last weekend and the Dynamo are hoping for another tigerish midfield display from the Honduran international this Sunday when the Chicago Fire visit BBVA Compass Stadium (2 p.m. CT; TICKETS).
In it to win it: Houston Dynamo need to put together a winning streak to put themselves in a playoff spot
If Saturday’s draw proved anything for the Houston Dynamo it was that the time for sharing points has come to a close. The scoreless affair with the Philadelphia Union claimed a point but other results cost the club two points in the playoff race.