MLS Regular Season
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HOUSTON – Although the Dynamo were excited to see Brian Ching back at training this week, after missing last Saturday's game due to a hamstring strain, Houston's depth will be tested once again tomorrow night when they take on the Seattle Sounders at Qwest Field (Fox Soccer 9 p.m. CT).
The Houston Dynamo searched throughout the entire offseason for a quick forward with a nose for score goals. The answer to that search could be Calen Carr, acquired on Wednesday in exchange for Dominic Oduro. The 28-year-old comes to Houston with a reputation for scoring in the crucial moments of a match.
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One week into the 2011 season, and the Houston Dynamo are already looking to bounce back from a tough loss. The fifth-minute goal they surrendered to the Philadelphia Union in the season opener last Saturday brought back memories of defensive lapses that plagued the team in 2010.
But despite the setback, those feelings have not permeated the team as the club prepares to head to the Pacific Northwest to take on the Seattle Sounders on Friday (9 p.m. CT, FOX Soccer, FOX Deportes, 950 AM, 850 AM).
The Houston Dynamo have acquired forward Calen Carr from the Chicago Fire in exchange for forward Dominic Oduro, it was announced today.
Entering their first full season together as a coaching staff, Wade Barrett and Steve Ralston are looking to provide the Houston Dynamo with a fresh perspective. The two former players also hope to gain valuable experience on the bench, and the return of the Reserve League is a welcomed opportunity. It’s an avenue for young coaches to make decisions in a match-day environment while
honing their craft.
The Houston Dynamo crowd was treated to a franchise first on Saturday night, when Will Bruin debuted as the first rookie starter on opening day in the club’s history.
Houston Dynamo lost their 2011 season opener on Saturday night, falling 1-0 at
home to the Philadelphia Union before an energetic crowd of 19,385. After
Philadelphia scored in the fifth minute, the Dynamo dominated the majority of
the match but could not tie the score. It was Houston’s first ever loss in a
home opener (2-1-3).
Thepreserved a fifth-minute goal to defeat the 1-0 and open their season with a road win in front of 19,385 fans at Robertson Stadium on Saturday night.
It’s a formula that’s all too familiar. An early goal conceded and the inability to capitalize on chances led to the Houston Dynamo’s 1-0 defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia Union Saturday night at Robertson Stadium.
The Union came out attacking from the first kick, pressuring the Dynamo and controlling the early portions of the match. That early pressure was enough to earn the Union an unlikely scoring opportunity through an attacking throw in.