MLS Regular Season

Dynamo 3, Seattle 1 -- postgame notes

Ching sixth among active scorers; Davis reaches 10 assists yet again
HOU 3, SEA 1 -- postgame notes

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Photo Credit: 
Anthony Vasser/Houston Dynamo

The
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.

Ching returns, helps Dynamo bury Sounders

Forward tallies brace as Seattle remains winless in Houston
Ching leads Dynamo past SEA
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Photo Credit: 
Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

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.

Dynamo prepared for Sounders challenge

Seattle brings 9-game MLS unbeaten streak to Robertson on Saturday
Dynamo prepared for Seattle
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Photo Credit: 
Courtesy Seattle Sounders

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.

Match Preview: Dynamo vs. Seattle Sounders

Dynamo try to get back on track with home game against rival
Preview: HOU-SEA

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Photo Credit: 
Otto Greule Jr. / Getty Images

The Basics
Houston Dynamo 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)

Dynamo hope to benefit from Ching's return

Veteran striker has been quiet leader for up-and-down Houston
Ching's return could be key
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Anthony Vasser/Houston Dynamo

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.

Carr working on long road to recovery

Speedy forward has been sidelined for nearly five months following concussion
Carr's long road back
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Photo Credit: 
Courtesy Nigel Brooks

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.

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Home Team: 
Away Team: 
Date & Time: 
Sat, 23-07-2011 21:30
Location, short: 
The Home Depot Center
Location, full: 
The Home Depot Center - Carson, CA
Opta Game ID: 
354213
Elias Game ID: 
esb-live-354213
Game Highlights: 
http://houtv.neulion.com/mlsvp/console.jsp?catid=1875&id=17440
Calculated Fields
Status: 
FullTime
Match Type: 
Regular
Result Type: 
NormalResult
Winner: 
t2079
Home Score: 
3
Away Score: 
0

Moffat eager for different challenge

Midfielder fights to show worth after coming off bench in Portland
Moffat eager for challenge
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Photo Credit: 
Nigel Brooks

With the suddenness of Adam Moffat’s trade to the Houston Dynamo last week, there was little time for the midfielder to get acclimated before he was thrust into action.

After meeting up with the team in Los Angeles last Thursday night, Moffat got one training session on Friday before being thrown into the mix for the final 23 minutes of Saturday’s 3-0 loss to Chivas USA. All that took place before Moffat even stepped off the plane in his new home city.

Dynamo trying to maintain confidence

Davis ties club appearance record in 3-0 road loss
Trying to stay confident
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Photo Credit: 
Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

To say that the Houston Dynamo’s 3-0 loss to Chivas USA on Saturday was
a setback is an understatement. But
when you examine how the loss - which snapped a four-game unbeaten streak - happened, it is even easier to understand the
frustration felt in the Dynamo locker room after the game.

The plays that led to Houston’s undoing had an all-too-familiar feel.
Defensive misplays, opponents taking advantage of their opportunities,
and a red-card ejection were the main culprits in the loss. Those are
three issues the team has battled throughout the season.

Dynamo unable to explain inconsistency

Houston frustrated to surrender hat trick to Chivas USA's Braun
Dynamo at a loss
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Stephen Dunn / Getty Images

The proverbial wheels fell off after the 30-minute mark for
the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night at the Home Depot Center, as a 3-0 loss at Chivas USA extended the team’s road woes.

“We didn’t play well,” Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear told reporters
matter-of-factly after the match. “I’m not going to make any excuses.
We didn’t play well, and when you don’t play well, you’re going to lose
more than you win.”

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