MLS Regular Season
The New York Red Bulls pulled off a breathtakingly
dramatic 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo Wednesday night at Red Bull
Arena, as forward Juan Pablo Angel scored on a 35-yard free kick in the
fourth minute of stoppage time to condemn the Dynamo to their second
Houston drops below the .500 mark for the first time all season and
will have to immediately travel across the country to face the
unbeaten, league-leading Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday night at The
Home Depot Center, Houston’s third game in eight days.
Houston (5-5-1) at New York (5-5-0)
6:30 p.m. CT
Red Bull Arena, Harrison NJ
All-time record: New York leads the series 3-2-5 (2-2-4 regular season)
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Welcome to edition No. 5 of my weekly blog. It appears on the
new HoustonDynamo.com every Monday.
Houston Dynamo continued their inconsistent form with a 3-2 loss to the
Philadelphia Union Saturday night at Robertson Stadium, following a victory
with a loss for the fifth consecutive time. Now 5-5-1, the Dynamo face two road
games in four days on opposite coasts, taking on the New York Red Bulls on
Wednesday night and the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday.
Two Houston Dynamo goals off set pieces were not enough as Sebastien Le Toux and rookie Danny Mwanga each scored second-half goals to earn the Philadelphia Union a 3-2 victory at Robertson Stadium on Saturday night.
The cry from
TV Informa announcer Gustavo Rangel was shouted at full volume, calling
attention to a big play. The name, however, was not one usually associated with
a big Dynamo goal or save. But it spoke volumes to the progress of one Mike
Chabala, Houston’s starting left back, known to his teammates as
Dynamo Weekly airs Friday nights at 9 p.m. on KHOU 11.2. See below for a sneak preview of the Friday, May 28, segment on this weekend's Dynamo-Philadelphia match.