MLS Regular Season
Fresh off quite possibly their most disappointing performance of the year, the Houston Dynamo returned to practice this week trying once again to salvage their season.
A week after defeating the Chicago Fire for their first MLS victory in almost three months, the Dynamo found themselves down a goal and a man within 10 minutes against the Colorado Rapids last Saturday en route to 3-0 road loss which stunted any momentum the team seemed to be building.
Welcome to edition No. 17 of my weekly blog. It appears on the new HoustonDynamo.com every Monday.
Houston Dynamo’s upcoming road match against the Kansas City Wizards has been
rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m., the teams announced today.
The match will kick off at 7:30 p.m. CT at CommunityAmerica Ballpark in Kansas City, Kan.
match was originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11. The schedule adjustment
means the Dynamo will face three consecutive road games Sept. 22, Sept. 25, and
Oct. 2 against Kansas City,
D.C. United, and the Philadelphia
The Dynamo’s opportunity to win two consecutive games for the first time this season ended in approximately two minutes on Saturday night, as the Colorado Rapids jumped out early and, enjoying a man advantage for 80 minutes, dismantled Houston 3-0.
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Houston Dynamo fell to a 3-0 defeat on the road against the Colorado Rapids
Saturday night, stunned by a controversial red card just 10 minutes into the
match. Rapids forward Conor Casey notched a goal and two assts on the night.
Houston returns to action on Sunday, September 5, hosting the San Jose
Earthquakes as the Dynamo try to continue their push for a playoff berth.
HOUSTON – On Saturday night against the Colorado Rapids, the Houston Dynamo will attempt to accomplish something the team has failed to do all year: Win two league games in a row.
“It would be helpful,” Houston coach Dominic Kinnear said. “We’re not trying for a winning streak here, just to win the next game. These games coming up are against teams pretty close to us and to get three points is crucial.”
National teams have come calling for FIFA’s next international fixture dates Sept. 3-7, and MLS will be well represented – especially in CONCACAF.
Rafa Márquez will likely wear the captain’s armband for Mexico as El Tri take on Ecuador at Chivas’ new Estadio Omnilife on Sept. 4, then meet Colombia at Tigres UANL’s Estadio Universitario three days later.
When things are not going the way you hope, you take what you can get.
Fresh off their first win against an MLS side in almost three months, the Houston Dynamo are hoping to build off the positives of that victory.
“We put together a great performance last week, and this week has been the best week of training,” said midfielder Brad Davis. “As long as we continue to build on that, things are moving in a positive direction for us.”