MLS Regular Season

Dynamo 3, Chivas USA 0 - postgame notes

Stats and notes from Saturday's game
HOU-CHV postgame notes


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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

The Houston Dynamo crushed Chivas USA 3-0 Saturday
afternoon at Robertson Stadium, getting highlight-reel goals from Geoff
and Lovel Palmer in the first half and posting their first
shutout of the year.

The Dynamo improve to 2-1-1 (7 points), the best four-game start in
team history. The previous mark was their 2-2 record (6 points) in
2006. It was Houston’s largest margin of victory in an MLS game since
beating Toronto FC 3-0 on May 30, 2009.

Dynamo turn on style in dominating win

Cameron, Palmer, Oduro strike in shutout win over Chivas USA
Dynamo turn on style in win


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Four games into the season, the Houston Dynamo offense came to life for the first time on Saturday, as goals from Geoff Cameron, Lovel Palmer, and Dominic Oduro gave the Dynamo a 3-0 win over West rivals Chivas USA

Houston exploded early through Cameron and Corey Ashe. In the 12th minute, Ashe found Cameron streaking between the two Chivas central defenders, and Cameron snapped a low one-touch shot past keeper Zach Thornton to give the Dynamo a 1-0 lead.

Dynamo look to remedy loss against Chivas

Cruz, Ashe may get more minutes with Mullan moving to forward
Dynamo look to remedy loss


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Joseph Musarra/Houston Dynamo

After the sting of last week’s loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy, Dynamo players were
looking forward to the next game on their schedule. It really didn’t
matter the opponent or the place; they welcomed any opportunity to take out some
of their frustrations at how they played last week

On Saturday against Chivas USA, the Dynamo will have an opportunity to vent a bit at Robertson Stadium.

“It’s a big game coming off a 2-0 loss to LA,” said midfielder Brad Davis. “Guys want to right the ship.”

Match Preview: Dynamo vs. Chivas USA

Dynamo look to continue hot streak against Chivas
Dynamo hope to regain form


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The basics

Chivas USA (1-2-0) at Houston Dynamo (1-1-1)

Saturday, April 17, 3:00 p.m.

Robertson Stadium

All-Time Record: The Dynamo lead the regular season series 6-1-5.  They lead the overall series 7-2-5 and are 6-0-2 overall at home.

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Houston finds (some) silver lining in loss

Kinnear sees positives in Palmer's play and Mullan's energy
Finding some silver lining


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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

After the way the Houston Dynamo gifted three points to
the LA Galaxy on Saturday night, it’s hard to find many bright spots. Despite the poor result though, the side took heart in a
couple of developments.

First and foremost was the play of midfielder Lovel Palmer.

have Lovel here for a reason,” said head coach Dominic Kinnear. “I
thought one of the few positives [against the Galaxy] was his play.”

Dynamo 0, LA 2 - postgame notes

Stats and notes from Saturday night's game
HOU-LA postgame notes


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Joseph Musarra/Houston Dynamo

The Houston Dynamo suffered their first defeat of the
2010 season Saturday, falling 2-0 to the Los Angeles Galaxy at
Robertson Stadium. Galaxy forward Edson Buddle scored both goals after
capitalizing on defensive errors in the first half, giving him five
goals in three games. The Dynamo are now one of four teams tied for
second in the Western Conference with four points.

Dynamo take blame for loss to L.A.

Defensive miscues and a red card unravel Houston
Dynamo take blame for loss


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Two defensive miscues and a Luis Landin red card were all that was
needed to bury the Houston Dynamo against the L.A. Galaxy on Saturday
night at Robertson Stadium. Edson Buddle had a brace on the night, and
the Galaxy left Houston with a 2-0 victory.

Watch the full match highlights.

Galaxy continue perfect start over Dynamo

Buddle goals, Landin ejection in first half cost Dynamo
Galaxy down Dynamo, 2-0

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Edson Buddle scored another brace and the Los Angeles Galaxy became only the second club in MLS history to start the season with three straight shutout victories after a 2-0 blanking of the Houston Dynamo at Robertson Stadium.

Buddle leads all goal scorers in MLS with five strikes, matching his season total of 2009 after just three games. He has accounted for every goal scored by the Galaxy thus far.

The man behind the saves

Dynamo goalkeeper Pat Onstad inspires confidence, on and off the field
Gameday Mag: Onstad


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This article appeared in the April 10, 2010 issue of the Houston Dynamo Gameday Magazine.

Match Preview: Dynamo vs. LA Galaxy

Dynamo seek revenge after 2009 playoffs defeat
Dynamo host LA Saturday


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The basics
Los Angeles Galaxy (2-0-0) at Houston
Dynamo (1-0-1)

Saturday, April 10, 7:30 p.m.

Robertson Stadium

Record: Houston
leads regular-season series 4-3-4.  LA Galaxy leads overall series 5-4-4. Houston is 2-2-2 against LA Galaxy at
Robertson Stadium.

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