MLS Regular Season
In a game that will be characterized for it’s unusual circumstances, it was an unusual hero who came through for the Houston Dynamo in their 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake on Thursday night.
Tally Hall stones Fabian Espindola
If at first you do not succeed try, try again. That is what the Houston Dynamo did from the penalty spot Thursday night and it turned out in their favor as Colin Clark scored from the spot to give the home side a 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake.
Clark came through in the 94st minute, burying his PK attempt straight down the middle just 16 minutes after teammate Brad Davis had his PK attempt saved by RSL goalkeeper Nick Rimando.
|Houston Dynamo||Real Salt Lake|
|11||Attempts on Goal||10|
|4||Shots on Target||3|
|3||Shots off Target||6|
Clark PK gives Houston 1-0 victory over RSL
VIDEO: Colin Clark penalty kick
Dynamo missing two starters on defense for tonight's match
Int'l absences force Kinnear to shuffle backline vs. RSL
There will be some new names on the lineup card Dominic Kinnear fills out Thursday night.
When the Houston Dynamo head coach makes his selections to face Real Salt Lake, he will have to replace several starters and contributors due to international call-ups or injuries.
Houston looking to regain mid-season form Thursday against RSL
Preview: Dynamo vs. RSL
Houston looks to get back to winning ways Thursday vs. Real Salt Lake
Dynamo miss the little things, suffer the consequences
Forgive Houston Dynamo players if they are simply not in a great mood right now. A four-game winless streak at a critical time of the season, after all, can do that to a team.
Two days after dropping a 3-1 loss to the Chicago Fire, the Dynamo went through an intense training session where player’s tolerance of poor play was at a minimum. The message sent during the session was simple: The team's recent play has not been good enough.
New signing excited to play with squad
Ex-EPL player Barnes jumps at chance to play for Dynamo
When it came time to decide on his next career track, MLS offered Giles Barnes a stage he could not resist.
The former English youth international and EPL midfielder signed with the Houston Dynamo last week despite European interest. What attracted the 24-year-old to MLS? It was a chance to show what he can do in a league that is becoming a legitimate option for young internationals.