MLS Regular Season
Cam Weaver came through in a big way last Saturday night for the Houston Dynamo, providing a crucial equalizing goal to preserve a result at tough Red Bull Arena.
to Major League Soccer’s new game-day statistics partner Opta, there is a lot
more data to be had about MLS games in 2011. Here are a few quick observations
from Saturday night’s Houston-New York match (FULL RECAP), keeping in mind statistics may be
reviewed and updated early in the week:
Another week, another great escape by the Houston Dynamo. Eight days after surviving a furious charge in the dying minutes in Seattle with a point earned, the Dynamo made it out alive again on Saturday after another late onslaught to pull out a 1-1 draw with New York at Red Bull Arena.
Houston Dynamo earned their second consecutive road point with a 1-1 tie
Saturday night against the New York Red Bulls in Harrison, N.J. Goalkeeper
Tally Hall made nine saves, his career high in league play, and earned an
assist on Cam Weaver’s game-tying goal. The Dynamo remain unbeaten in their
last five road games (2-0-3), dating back to September 25, 2010.
Cam Weaver's equalizer spoiled the party as Houston survived a wild finish for a 1-1 draw at Red Bull Arena on Saturday night.earned an assist as a second-half subsitute in his New York debut, but
Thereturn home looking to keep their unbeaten start going when they face the at Red Bull Arena. Missing a host of starters, the Red Bulls reached a scoreless draw at Columbus last weekend. The Dynamo took their first point of the campaign last time out, playing to a draw at .
A week after getting a valuable point against the Seattle Sounders at Qwest Field, life on the road does not get any easier for the Houston Dynamo, who now travel to New York to face the Red Bulls on Saturday night (6:30 p.m. CT, KHOU 11.2, KPRC 950, La Ranchera 850, Direct Kick, and Matchday Live).
Dynamo may very well get their man in the end, after
talks recently re-opened with Jamaican national team starter
continuing to carry on conversations with [Watson’s representatives] and are
working to get a deal done,” said Dynamo president of business operations Chris
Dynamo goalkeeper Tally Hall's save on an O'Brian White header was nominated for this week's MLS Save of the Week. In the 26th minute, with the game still scoreless, Erik Friberg sent a curling ball into the box that found of the head of White. White headed the ball on net but Hall's cat-like reflexes denied the striker and kept Seattle off the scoresheet. Hall finished the 1-1 draw with six saves.
Calen Carr joined his new Houston Dynamo teammates for his first training session Monday at the Carl Lewis Track & Field Complex.
Carr watched the session alongside trainer Theron Enns while still nursing a concussion that sidelined him for part of the preseason. Not being able to participate has not dampened the newest Dynamo forward's desire to get back to action and contribute to his new club.