MLS Regular Season
A week after a tough 3-0 loss to Chivas USA, the Houston
Dynamo defense bounced back with a strong performance against the
Seattle Sounders last weekend.
Facing one of the toughest and most dangerous attacking clubs in the
league, the Dynamo employed a game plan centered on shutting down space
for Seattle all over the field. From the opening whistle, Houston showed
hustle and energy while moving around the pitch and limiting Seattle’s
More than 1,500 members of the U.S. Armed Forces were in attendance Saturday night, as the Dynamo hosted their annual Military Appreciation Night. Dynamo midfielder Brad Davis has led the charge for Houston's commitment to honoring the military through his Brad's Brigade initiative. Following the match, Dynamo players met with fans and military personnel in the Aztec Events & Tents VIP Club and spoke about the appreciation that each player has for the work of the Armed Forces.
Days after playing in his fourth MLS All-Star Game, Brad Davis
surpassed a club milestone Saturday in the Houston Dynamo’s 3-1 win over the
Coming to Houston when the club relocated from San Jose, the
All-Star has cemented himself as a stalwart in Houston’s lineup. On
Saturday, Davis surpassed Brian Mullan as the franchise leader with 185
appearances in all competitions.
The Houston Dynamo talked all week about the need to play with more
confidence. On Saturday night, the team answered the bell.
Led by two goals from returning captain Brian Ching, the Dynamo put
together what many on the team said was their best performance of the
season in a 3-1 win over the Seattle Sounders.
Houston Dynamo snapped the nine-game MLS unbeaten streak of the third-place
Seattle Sounders with a resounding 3-1 win Saturday night at Robertson Stadium
behind two goals from captain Brian Ching and a goal and an assist from Colin
Clark. The loss was Seattle’s first in league play since May 25.
Brian Ching’s brace led the Houston Dynamo back into the win column with a 3-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday to halt the visitors’ nine-game MLS unbeaten streak.
When it comes to the Houston Dynamo and Seattle Sounders, one thing is for sure: Hold onto your hats.
Through the clubs’ short history against each other, they have put on
some memorable matches in some incredibly high-pressure situations.
While Saturday’s match is a regular-season tilt, for Houston the match carries significance in a playoff push they are trying to ignite.
vs. Sporting Kansas City
Saturday, July 30, 7:30 p.m. CT
Robertson Stadium, Houston, TX
All-time record: Seattle leads 3-2-3 (2-1-2 regular season)
For the up-and-down Houston Dynamo, there is one player who has
proven to be a steadying force. The only problem is, that player has had
trouble staying on the field.
It has been a long road on the way to recovery for the Houston Dynamo’s Calen Carr.
After suffering a concussion in preseason, the speedy forward has
experienced what can be termed as an uphill battle toward recovery.
Nearly five months after suffering the injury, Carr is hoping the finish line is near.