MLS Regular Season

Houston Dynamo trying to turn page, learn lessons from FC Dallas loss

Tally Hall says team is done with the Texas Derby loss: "We move on from what was a disaster"
Lesson learned
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It would be easy to chalk the Houston Dynamo’s 4-1 loss to FC Dallas up as a result of circumstance. After all, the Dynamo went down a man and, against a very good Dallas team, were not able to catch up.

07 April 5:50 pm

Go behind the scenes of Saturday's Texas Derby vs. FC Dallas with Dynamo TV's Tunnel Vision.

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Did you know that Tally Hall has never won Save of the Week? Let's change that. The Dynamo keeper is up for the award this week for his excellent stop on David Texeira's close-range shot.

Houston Dynamo raise questions about David Horst's red card in loss to FC Dallas

"It’s the referee’s judgment and you’ve got to live with it," says Kinnear
Red card worthy?
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In the laws of the game “excessive force” is often used to give referees guidance on whether a foul deserves an ejection or simply a caution.

Match Stats: Dynamo vs. FC Dallas

Dynamo hold 16-8 edge in shots, but put just five on frame and one in the back of the net
Stats: Dynamo vs. FCD
Match Stats

Match Stats, presented by Lonestar College

Houston Dynamo   FC Dallas
16 Attempts on Goal 8
5 Shots on Target 4

Houston Dynamo blame themselves for lopsided Texas derby loss: "We're our own worst enemy"

Dynamo shoulder blame for errors: "I don’t think any team that’s beaten us is better than us"
Costly mistakes
Costly mistakes
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For the first hour of the Texas Derby, the Houston Dynamo felt they were the better team. A calamitous 10 minutes later and they were on the wrong end of an emotionally draining 4-1 defeat.

Making matters worse was that for the second week in a row the Dynamo's mistakes led to the loss.

Match Recap: Houston Dynamo 1, FC Dallas 4

Dynamo go down to 10 men in second half, surrender three goals after in Texas Derby loss
Recap: Dynamo 1, FC Dallas 4
Match Recap
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El Capitán will stay in North Texas, as FC Dallas pounced with three second half goals to beat a 10-man Houston Dynamo for a 4-1 victory in the 25th overall meeting of the Texas Derby.

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