MLS Regular Season
vs. Portland Timbers
Sunday, August 14, 8:00 p.m. CT
Robertson Stadium, Houston, TX
All-time record: first meeting
The emotions of Portland Timbers players Mike Chabala and Lovel Palmer, along with head coach John Spencer, will undoubtedly be high when they travel to Houston this weekend to face their former team.
The Timbers will play at Robertson Stadium for the first time on Sunday (8 p.m. CT, Get your tickets), reuniting the two players who were acquired in a trade less than a month ago and Spencer, who spent four years there as an assistant coach, with their former mates.
two weeks have been very good to the Houston Dynamo, as they took four points
out of six in matches against the Seattle Sounders and the Philadelphia Union.
A large part of Houston’s
recent success has been the play of Geoff Cameron, who is starting to put his
fingerprints on the Dynamo attack.
Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear will see a very familiar face when he looks down the sideline on Sunday night (8 p.m. CT; get tickets).
His counterpart this weekend will be Portland Timbers head coach John
Spencer, who served as an assistant in Houston under Kinnear from
2006-10. Unsurprisingly, the pair developed a bond that transcends the
After striking a loan deal last week for forward Carlo Costly, the
Houston Dynamo reinforced their central midfield with the signing of
Brazilian Luiz Camargo on Tuesday. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, MLSsoccer.com confirmed that, like Costly, Camargo is coming to Houston on loan.
The Houston Dynamo have acquired Brazilian midfielder Luiz
Camargo on loan from Brazilian club Paraná Clube, it was announced today. Per
team and league policy, terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Camargo
will become eligible upon receipt of his international transfer certificate and
approval of a P-1 visa.
Houston Dynamo fans got their first look at new signing Carlo Costly on Saturday night, as the Honduran forward made his debut in Philadelphia. After getting clearance to participate fully with the team on Friday, Costly entered the match in the 61st minute for Cam Weaver and paired with Brian Ching for the final 30 minutes of the club’s 1-1 draw a