MLS Regular Season

Canetti's Corner - May 31, 2010

Dynamo looking to rebound from disappointing home loss
Canetti's Corner - May 31
Dynamo COO


Photo Credit: 
Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

Welcome to edition No. 5 of my weekly blog. It appears on the
new every Monday.

Dynamo 2, Philadelphia 3 - postgame notes

Davis notches two assists to move up to second in MLS
HOU 2, PHI 3 - postgame notes


Photo Credit: 
Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

Houston Dynamo continued their inconsistent form with a 3-2 loss to the
Philadelphia Union Saturday night at Robertson Stadium, following a victory
with a loss for the fifth consecutive time. Now 5-5-1, the Dynamo face two road
games in four days on opposite coasts, taking on the New York Red Bulls on
Wednesday night and the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday.

Defense falters late for Dynamo

Dynamo again follow win with a loss
Dynamo fall to Union


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Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

Two Houston Dynamo goals off set pieces were not enough as Sebastien Le Toux and rookie Danny Mwanga each scored second-half goals to earn the Philadelphia Union a 3-2 victory at Robertson Stadium on Saturday night.

Chabala's hard work pays off

Fifth-year defender starting regularly, shaves head to benefit cancer patients
Gameday Mag: Chabala


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Houston Dynamo

“El Chewwyyy!”

The cry from
TV Informa announcer Gustavo Rangel was shouted at full volume, calling
attention to a big play. The name, however, was not one usually associated with
a big Dynamo goal or save. But it spoke volumes to the progress of one Mike
Chabala, Houston’s starting left back, known to his teammates as

VIDEO: Dynamo Weekly preview

See Dynamo Weekly preview of Houston-Philadelphia match
VIDEO: Dynamo Weekly preview


Photo Credit: 
Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

Dynamo Weekly airs Friday nights at 9 p.m. on KHOU 11.2. See below for a sneak preview of the Friday, May 28, segment on this weekend's Dynamo-Philadelphia match.


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Sat, 29-05-2010 19:30
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Robertson Stadium
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Robertson Stadium - Houston, Texas
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Match Preview: Houston eyes win streak

Dynamo look for two in a row against reeling first-year Philadelphia
Match Preview: HOU-PHI

The basics

Philadelphia Union (1-5-1, 7th place in Eastern Conference) at Houston Dynamo (5-4-1, Tied for 2nd in Western Conference)
7:30 p.m. CT, Robertson Stadium, Houston TX
First all-time meeting

Game Guide - downloadable PDF

Training Report - May 25

Dynamo Academy midfielder Soto joins session
Training Report - May 25


Photo Credit: 
Courtesy SMU

With a second consecutive home game looming on Saturday, the Dynamo are maintaining their level of intensity in training sessions this week in the hopes of notching back-to-back wins for the first time all season. Saturday's contest against Philadelphia (7:30 p.m.) will kick off a stretch of three games in eight days - Houston's second such stretch already this year - and holds extra significance as the Dynamo's final home contest before the World Cup break.

PHOTOS: Dynamo-DC in photos

Cruz starts, scores to key Houston win


Photo Credit: 
Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

For photos from Saturday's game, click here.

Dynamo 2, D.C. United 0 - postgame notes

Cruz, Hall set club age records in win
HOU 2, DC 0 - postgame notes


Photo Credit: 
Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

Houston Dynamo remained in a tie for second place in the Western Conference and
got back above the .500 mark with a 2-0 win over D.C. United Saturday night at
Robertson Stadium before a crowd of 24,471.

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