MLS Regular Season
A solid defense will take a team a long way in MLS, and the latest
effort from the Houston Dynamo back line was the type of performance
that might turn a few heads.
In a tight scoreless draw at Real Salt Lake this past Saturday, the
Dynamo reassured everyone, including themselves, that they have the
ability to lock down a championship-caliber attack.
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The Dynamo arrived in Utah under sunny skies on Friday and trained at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy ahead of their Saturday night match, which will be televised nationally on FOX Soccer and FOX Deportes, with pregame coverage starting at 7:30 p.m. CT. The match can be heard in the Houston area on SportsTalk 790 and La Ranchera 850.
Real Salt Lake continue their lengthy stretch of home games when they play host to the Houston Dynamo on Saturday evening at Rio Tinto Stadium. Real returned to their winning ways last weekend, in an emotional 1-0 win against a 9-man Chivas USA in Sandy. The Dynamo have lost two games in a row, falling 2-1 at Toronto FC last weekend.
FOX Soccer - 7:30 p.m.
FOX Deportes - 7:30 p.m.
Sports Talk 790 - 7:30 p.m.
La Ranchera 850 - 7:30 p.m.
For a team suddenly on a slide, going into one of the toughest places to play can seem like the last thing you would want to do. Opportunity, however, has a habit of presenting itself in interesting ways.
The Houston Dynamo head to Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday to face Real Salt Lake, who are on a league record 28-game home unbeaten streak in MLS play. It's the type of challenge that could get the team back on track after beginning May with two losses.
Je-Vaughn Watson and Koke are finding just how steep the MLS learning
curve is. The Houston Dynamo's newest players are both learning on the
fly how to play together and adapt to a faster and more physical style of
It’s a shot fired clear across 200-plus miles of Texas, and confirmation that soccer is no exception to the bitter sports relationship between Houston and Dallas.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder. For Houston Dynamo right back Kofi Sarkodie, that’s why his call-up to the U.S. Under-20 national team for next week's training trip to France is extra sweet: It marks the rookie's first summons to the U.S. youth set-up in almost exactly one year.