MLS Regular Season

Team of the Week: Week 23

Boswell, Davis named to first team; Cameron named honorable mention
Team of the Week: Week 23

With two goals in two games, including a 90th-minute equalizer at New England, Bobby Boswell was named to the MLS Team of the Week for the second time in 2011. He was joined by Brad Davis, who recorded two assists Saturday night at Real Salt Lake to increase his MLS league-leading total to 13. The honor is Davis' sixth of the season, tying Chivas USA midfielder Nick LaBrocca for most selections among MLS players.

Confidence growing in Dynamo camp

Davis shines as Houston pulls out seventh late result of year
Confidence growing for Dynamo


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Anthony Vasser/Houston Dynamo

With Saturday’s dramatic 3-2 win over Real Salt Lake, the Houston
Dynamo are starting to have the look of a team destined to pull
out clutch results. Whether it’s gutting out a draw at the end of a game or snatching a
goal back at important moments, the Dynamo are starting to play like a
team with the confidence to come away with points.

Carr making most of reserve minutes

Speedy forward plays 90 minutes in reserve victory on Sunday
Carr sees reserve minutes


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Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

Speed kills and, for the first time since arriving in Houston since
March 23, Calen Carr showed the Dynamo coaching staff he has plenty of
it over 90 minutes.

The veteran forward played his first full shift in Dynamo orange on
Sunday morning, helping the reserves defeat their Real Salt Lake
counterparts 1-0 a day after Houston’s first team pulled a dramatic
3-2 win over RSL.

High drama: Late goals by the Dynamo

A look back at the most dramatic tallies from Houston's six-year history
Late Dynamo goals


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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

The Dynamo have given us some great memories over their six years of existence, often in the form of late dramatics. Robertson Stadium has been an intimidating place for opponents, in part because the Dynamo seem to keep pressing until they pull out a results. In fact, almost 20 percent of Dynamo home games in all competitions
(24 out of 123) have seen Houston either win or tie the game with a goal in the final 15

Vote Alex Dixon for Goal of the Week

Last-minute game-winner up for MLS honor
Vote Dixon for GotW


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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

Camargo arrives ready to make his mark

Brazilian midfielder hopes to help Dynamo to playoffs
Camargo ready to make his mark


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Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

The old saying goes “patience is a virtue.”

For the Houston Dynamo’s newest midfielder, Luiz Camargo, that aphorism
certainly applies. The 24-year-old central midfielder has bided his
time since January to make a move to Houston while a number of obstacles
stood in the way. The waiting finally paid off as the Brazilian arrived
in Houston Sunday and is ready to get his MLS career started.

Dixon's first pro goal timed perfectly

Dynamo Academy product nets first goal in valuable win over RSL
Perfect timing for Dixon


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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

You cannot script it any better than Alex Dixon’s first career goal.

With his team searching for a winner in the dying minutes, the Dynamo
Academy product from Humble, Texas — a suburb north of Houston —
found an improbable winner on the game’s last touch to give his team a
3-2 home victory over Real Salt Lake in front of family and friends
while propelling his team to second place in the Eastern Conference.

Dynamo 3, Salt Lake 2 -- postgame notes

Home-grown product Alex Dixon scores last-second goal to defeat RSL
Dynamo 3, RSL 2 -- notes

Rookie midfielder Alex Dixon, a product of the Houston Dynamo Academy, scored a dramatic game-winning goal with almost the last kick of the game to give the Dynamo a come-from-behind 3-2 win over Real Salt Lake Saturday night at Robertson Stadium. The win boosts the Dynamo into second place in the Eastern Conference.

Dixon's first MLS goal gives Dynamo win

Academy product nets stoppage-time winner to extend unbeaten streak
Dramatic Dixon goal wins game


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Nigel Brooks
Alex Dixon celebrates with the Dynamo bench after scoring a dramatic game-winner in stoppage time.

Home-grown rookie Alex Dixon picked the perfect time to score his first professional goal, tallying deep into stoppage time to give the Houston Dynamo a dramatic 3-2 win over Real Salt Lake on Saturday at Robertson Stadium.

Every home point crucial for Dynamo

Home cooking could make up for poor road form
Home points crucial for Dynamo


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Drew Hallowell / Getty Images

With just four of their last nine games at home, the Houston Dynamo
understand what is riding on every game they play in the friendly
confines of Robertson Stadium.

Currently sitting in fourth place in an Eastern Conference race where
four teams are within three points of each other and with no wins on the road this season, the
opportunity to get points at home is magnified. The Dynamo's next chance comes Saturday against a tough opponent in Real Salt Lake.

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