MLS Regular Season
In it to win it: Houston Dynamo need to put together a winning streak to put themselves in a playoff spot
If Saturday’s draw proved anything for the Houston Dynamo it was that the time for sharing points has come to a close. The scoreless affair with the Philadelphia Union claimed a point but other results cost the club two points in the playoff race.
CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union got a better result than they usually do against the Houston Dynamo – but still not the one they wanted.
Despite holding Houston to zero shots on goal and generating most of the dangerous scoring opportunities, Philly battled the hobbled Dynamo to a scoreless draw in a key Eastern Conference matchup Saturday.
Houston Dynamo at Philadelphia Union
Saturday, September 20, 6:00 p.m. CT
PPL Park, Chester, Pennsylvania
If the Houston Dynamo wants to continue moving towards the playoffs they’ll have to do it with their depth one more time, as Boniek García has been ruled out for Saturday’s game with the Philadelphia Union with a concussion.
The Dynamo always relish the sense of importance, urgency and excitement that creates the special atmosphere of playoff soccer. Though Saturday’s game against the Philadelphia Union is a regular season match, Ricardo Clark expects the occasion to have the flavor of a postseason encounter.
Playing in some of the world’s best leagues can create a high standard. Last week, DaMarcus Beasley feels he fell short.
Dominic Kinnear and DaMarcus Beasley take a look at the keys to the game this weekend as the Dynamo travel to face the Philadelphia Union
Eddie and Sebastian chat about the draw with Columbus and the importance of set pieces in the upcoming match against Philadelphia, plus what the rest of the Eastern Conference looks like heading towards the playoffs.
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