MLS Regular Season

Dynamo Notebook: Weaver delivers in clutch

Big forward picks up slack vs. NY; shutdown Hall gets assist
Weaver delivers for Houston
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Courtesy Nigel Brooks

Cam Weaver came through in a big way last Saturday night for the Houston Dynamo, providing a crucial equalizing goal to preserve a result at tough Red Bull Arena.

By the Opta Numbers - April 2, 2011

Breaking down some stats from Saturday's Dynamo-Red Bulls game
By the Opta Numbers: HOU-NY
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Thanks
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 Saturday night’s Houston-New York match (FULL RECAP), keeping in mind statistics may be
reviewed and updated early in the week:

Dynamo survive another late onslaught

Houston earn road point for second consecutive match
Dynamo weather storm - again
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Another week, another great escape by the Houston Dynamo. Eight days after surviving a furious charge in the dying minutes in Seattle with a point earned, the Dynamo made it out alive again on Saturday after another late onslaught to pull out a 1-1 draw with New York at Red Bull Arena.

Dynamo 1, New York 1 -- postgame notes

Houston unbeaten in five road games as Hall makes nine stops in tie
HOU 1, NY 1 -- postgame notes

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The
Houston Dynamo earned their second consecutive road point with a 1-1 tie
Saturday night against the New York Red Bulls in Harrison, N.J. Goalkeeper
Tally Hall made nine saves, his career high in league play, and earned an
assist on Cam Weaver’s game-tying goal. The Dynamo remain unbeaten in their
last five road games (2-0-3), dating back to September 25, 2010.

Weaver, Dynamo crash De Rosario's NY debut

Houston earns hard-earned point on the road
Dynamo draw Red Bulls
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Dwayne De Rosario earned an assist as a second-half subsitute in his New York debut, but Cam Weaver's equalizer spoiled the party as Houston survived a wild finish for a 1-1 draw at Red Bull Arena on Saturday night.

MORE: Post-game notes

Match Preview: Dynamo vs. New York

Houston going for first win of 2011 Saturday night
Match Preview: HOU-NY
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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

The New York Red Bulls return home looking to keep their unbeaten start going when they face the Houston Dynamo at Red Bull Arena. Missing a host of starters, the Red Bulls reached a scoreless draw at Columbus last weekend. The Dynamo took their first point of the campaign last time out, playing to a draw at the Seattle Sounders.

Dynamo face tough trip ahead

Houston seeks to avoid late goals, get attack going vs. Red Bulls
Dynamo's tough NY trip
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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 Notebook: Watson talks back on

Houston resume talks with Jamaican; Bolton friendly could still happen
Dynamo talking to Watson
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The Houston
Dynamo may very well get their man in the end, after
talks recently re-opened with Jamaican national team starter
JeVaughn Watson.

“We’re
continuing to carry on conversations with [Watson’s representatives] and are
working to get a deal done,” said Dynamo president of business operations Chris
Canetti.

Vote for Tally for Save of the Week!

Hall's save off O'Brian White header earns SOTW nomination
Vote for Tally for SOTW!

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Courtesy Seattle Sounders

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.

Carr nearly back, ready to work hard

Ex-Fire attacker recovering from concussion, eager to help Dynamo
Carr nearly back for Houston
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Jonathan Yardley / HoustonDynamo.com

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.

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