MLS Regular Season

Dynamo unable to earn first road win

Controversial calls the story in Houston's 2-2 draw at Columbus
Dynamo unable to win on road
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The scene was set for the Houston Dynamo to take their first road win of the season. They were up 1-0 coming out of halftime and had played with a man advantage since the 11th minute. But in the second half, for Houston things changed for the worse.

Crew, Dynamo battle to 2-2 draw

Mendoza's two PKs canceled out by strikes from Watson, Carr
Crew, Dynamo battle to draw
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Brad Davis and Sebastian Miranda fight for a loose ball in midfield.

Two second-half penalty kicks by the short-handed Crew’s Andres Mendoza put Columbus ahead late, but Houston’s Calen Carr capped a bizarre game with a goal just minutes from time as the teams played to a 2-2 draw in Crew Stadium on Wednesday.

Dynamo block out distractions in Columbus

Dynamo say their focus won't be bothered by absences, flight delay
Dynamo block out distractions
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The Houston Dynamo’s list of distractions is lengthy heading into
Wednesday night’s match against the Columbus Crew (6:30 p.m., KHOU 11.2, FOX Sports Houston, KPRC 950, La Ranchera 850).

Houston will call on depth at forward

Bruin, Carr, Garey, Weaver among potential options up front
Houston will call on FW depth
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With three games in one week, the Houston Dynamo were expecting their
depth to be tested, but certainly not by the circumstances that
currently face the forward corps.

Match Preview: Dynamo at Columbus

Struggling playoff contenders look to renew chances in Wednesday match
Preview: HOU-CLB

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The Basics
Houston Dynamo at Columbus Crew
Wednesday, September 14, 6:30 p.m. CT
Crew Stadium, Columbus OH

All-time series: Columbus leads 4-2-5

BROADCAST INFORMATION

KPRC 950 - 6:00 p.m.
La Ranchera 850 - 6:00 p.m.
KHOU 11.2 - 6:30 p.m.
FOX Sports Houston Plus - 6:30 p.m.

Playing shorthanded all too familiar

Houston unable to earn a point after red card; Camargo makes MLS debut
Dynamo shorthanded again
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Playing at a disadvantage is something the Houston Dynamo are getting used to in 2011.

Travel trouble lands Dynamo in Columbus

Not for the first time, Houston endures long travel day
Travel trouble for Dynamo
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The Houston Dynamo endured a lengthy day of travel on Sunday, winding up in Columbus rather than Houston after an odyssey of more than 15 hours. Having left the hotel in Kansas City at 8 a.m. CT, the Dynamo did not
get their entire travel party to Columbus - site of Wednesday's match against the Eastern Conference co-leaders, the Crew - until well after midnight ET.

Road woes continue after loss in KC

Slow start, Costly red card too much to overcome for Kinnear's group
Road woes continue in KC
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A slow start and an ill-advised red card doomed the Houston Dynamo in
a crucial matchup against Sporting Kansas City on Saturday and left
head coach Dominic Kinnear with easy answers as to what went wrong in
yet another road loss this season.

Teal Bunbury scored in the ninth minute and Carlo Costly put the Dynamo (8-9-11) in a deeper hole with a red card in the 64th minute of the loss, which dropped Houston to 0-6-8 away from home this season.

Dynamo 0, Kansas City 3 -- postgame notes

Davis becomes 3rd youngest to reach 250 games; Camargo makes MLS debut
HOU 0, KC 3 -- postgame notes

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The
Houston Dynamo fell 3-0 to Sporting Kansas City Saturday afternoon, recovering
from a slow start only to see a potential tying shot hit the post and suffer a
second-half red card. Kansas City added two goals with the Dynamo down to 10
players to move five points clear of Houston in the Eastern Conference
standings.

Bunbury's brace leads SKC over Dynamo

Costly red card dooms Dynamo comeback chances after early Bunbury goal
Bunbury leads SKC over Houston
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Chance Myers and Corey Ashe battle for the ball.

Teal Bunbury scored two goals and C.J. Sapong added a third as Sporting Kansas City moved into a tie atop the Eastern Conference with Columbus by virtue of a 3-0 victory against 10-man Houston on Saturday at Livestrong Sporting Park.

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