MLS Regular Season

Match Preview: Dynamo vs. Seattle

Dynamo looking for first win at Qwest Field
Match Preview: HOU-SEA

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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

The Basics
Houston Dynamo at Seattle Sounders
Friday, March 25, 9 p.m. CT
Qwest Field, Seattle, WA

All-time record: Seattle leads 3-2-2 (all competitions)

Broadcast Info
8:30 p.m. FOX Soccer (English)
8:30 p.m. FOX Deportes (Spanish)
8:30 p.m. KPRC 950 (English)
8:30 p.m. La Ranchera 850 (Spanish)

Dynamo looking for first win in Seattle

Houston and Sounders have brief, physical history
Dynamo looking for first win
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It doesn’t take much to create a rivalry in MLS. A tough tackle, a hard-fought match, or a competitive playoff series can spark a feud between fan bases and create a tough battle between teams on the field.

Ching returns, Taylor out for Friday night

Int'l commitment forces CB Taylor out of lineup for Seattle game
Dynamo tested for depth
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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

HOUSTON – Although the Dynamo were excited to see Brian Ching back at training this week, after missing last Saturday's game due to a hamstring strain, Houston's depth will be tested once again tomorrow night when they take on the Seattle Sounders at Qwest Field (Fox Soccer 9 p.m. CT).

Carr may add new dimension to Dynamo

Forward brings speed, reputation for scoring crucial goals to Houston
Carr solution for Houston?
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The Houston Dynamo searched throughout the entire offseason for a quick forward with a nose for score goals. The answer to that search could be Calen Carr, acquired on Wednesday in exchange for Dominic Oduro. The 28-year-old comes to Houston with a reputation for scoring in the crucial moments of a match.

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Daunting trip to Seattle looms for Dynamo

After opening loss to Philly, Houston look to quiet Qwest Field
Dynamo head to Seattle
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Anthony Vasser / Houston Dynamo

One week into the 2011 season, and the Houston Dynamo are already looking to bounce back from a tough loss. The fifth-minute goal they surrendered to the Philadelphia Union in the season opener last Saturday brought back memories of defensive lapses that plagued the team in 2010.

But despite the setback, those feelings have not permeated the team as the club prepares to head to the Pacific Northwest to take on the Seattle Sounders on Friday (9 p.m. CT, FOX Soccer, FOX Deportes, 950 AM, 850 AM).

Dynamo acquire forward Carr from Chicago

Houston sends Oduro to Fire in forward swap
Dynamo trade for Carr

The Houston Dynamo have acquired forward Calen Carr from the Chicago Fire in exchange for forward Dominic Oduro, it was announced today.

Ralston, Barrett bring new perspective

Assistant coaches eager to cut their teeth in Reserve League
Ralston, Barrett ready
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Entering their first full season together as a coaching staff, Wade Barrett and Steve Ralston are looking to provide the Houston Dynamo with a fresh perspective. The two former players also hope to gain valuable experience on the bench, and the return of the Reserve League is a welcomed opportunity. It’s an avenue for young coaches to make decisions in a match-day environment while
honing their craft.

Dynamo Roundup: Bruin makes club history

Rookie becomes first rookie to start on opening day for Houston
Dynamo Roundup
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The Houston Dynamo crowd was treated to a franchise first on Saturday night, when Will Bruin debuted as the first rookie starter on opening day in the club’s history.

Dynamo 0, Philadelphia 1 -- postgame notes

Houston loses first home opener in six-year history
HOU 0, PHI 1 -- notes

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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

The
Houston Dynamo lost their 2011 season opener on Saturday night, falling 1-0 at
home to the Philadelphia Union before an energetic crowd of 19,385. After
Philadelphia scored in the fifth minute, the Dynamo dominated the majority of
the match but could not tie the score. It was Houston’s first ever loss in a
home opener (2-1-3).

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Dynamo drop home opener to Philadelphia

Fifth-minute goal from Califf dooms Houston to home defeat
Dynamo drop home opener 1-0
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The Philadelphia Union preserved a fifth-minute Danny Califf goal to defeat the Houston Dynamo 1-0 and open their season with a road win in front of 19,385 fans at Robertson Stadium on Saturday night.

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