MLS Regular Season
A week after getting a valuable point against the Seattle Sounders at Qwest Field, life on the road does not get any easier for the Houston Dynamo, who now travel to New York to face the Red Bulls on Saturday night (6:30 p.m. CT, KHOU 11.2, KPRC 950, La Ranchera 850, Direct Kick, and Matchday Live).
Dynamo may very well get their man in the end, after
talks recently re-opened with Jamaican national team starter
continuing to carry on conversations with [Watson’s representatives] and are
working to get a deal done,” said Dynamo president of business operations Chris
Dynamo goalkeeper Tally Hall's save on an O'Brian White header was nominated for this week's MLS Save of the Week. In the 26th minute, with the game still scoreless, Erik Friberg sent a curling ball into the box that found of the head of White. White headed the ball on net but Hall's cat-like reflexes denied the striker and kept Seattle off the scoresheet. Hall finished the 1-1 draw with six saves.
Calen Carr joined his new Houston Dynamo teammates for his first training session Monday at the Carl Lewis Track & Field Complex.
Carr watched the session alongside trainer Theron Enns while still nursing a concussion that sidelined him for part of the preseason. Not being able to participate has not dampened the newest Dynamo forward's desire to get back to action and contribute to his new club.
NEW YORK – Week Two of the MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week features a brand new XI compared to the first edition. The team of MLSsoccer.com
editors, who cover every minute of all the MLS action, give you the top players at their respective positions.
Once again employing a 3-4-3 formation, this week's squad features two Real Salt Lake players who figured prominently in their club's 4-1 dismantling of the LA Galaxy.
Although the Dynamo fell 1-0 to Philadelphia, MLS First Kick 2011 was a big day in Houston, with more than 19,000 cramming into Robertson Stadium to watch Houston's season opener. This HoustonDynamo.com video captures some of the sights and sounds of Opening Day, as the Dynamo kicked off the 2011 campaign, their final year in Robertson Stadium.
To watch the video, click here or see below:
The Houston Dynamo attack had a tough time gaining traction Friday night at Qwest Field in their 1-1 draw in Seattle. The host Sounders outshot the Dynamo 26-6 on the night, and Houston managed just two shots on goal in the match. One of those was enough to earn the draw, but it certainly did not ease concerns for the club going forward.
to Major League Soccer’s new game-day statistics partner Opta, there is a lot
more data to be had about MLS games in 2011. Here are a few quick observations
from Friday night’s Houston-Seattle match:
of the top-line stats are exactly what you would expect. Seattle outshot the
Dynamo by a convincing 26-6 margin and, facing that kind of firepower, Houston
recorded six blocked shots. Seattle had the edge in corners (12-1) and open
play crosses (21-7).
the buzz of Tally Hall’s spectacular evening against his hometown Sounders on
Saturday were the contributions of two Dynamo players who felt anything but at
Houston Dynamo earned their first point of the 2011 season in one of the
toughest venues in Major League Soccer on Friday night, pulling out a 1-1 tie
against the Seattle Sounders in front of 36,204 fans at Qwest Field in Seattle.
Goalkeeper Tally Hall, playing in front of roughly 40 family members from nearby
Gig Harbor, Wash., made six saves as the Dynamo earned the tie despite being