MLS Regular Season

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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Palmer makes debut, eyes start for Houston

Recent Dynamo signing hopes to make impact at new club
Jamaican Palmer debuts


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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

Last Thursday, Lovel Palmer — one of the Dynamo's newest signings — made
his debut in Houston's defeat of reigning league champions Real Salt

However, having spent a couple of weeks wrangling to
formalize the necessary paperwork, the midfielder was just happy to
finally be in town.

“It was nice making my debut and making it with a victory at home," Palmer said. "I’m elated.”

Chabala ready to face LA this time

Defender missed conference final due to suspension but expects to contribute on Saturday
Dynamo, Chabala take aim at LA

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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

In the biggest disappointment of his young career, Dynamo
defender Mike Chabala had to sit out last year’s Western Conference
championship game against the Los Angeles Galaxy. Suspended after picking up
one yellow card in each leg of the conference semifinal, Chabala had to watch
from the stands as the Galaxy eliminated the Dynamo in a wild 2-0, overtime win
that included two light failures and a Houston goal waved off.

Cameron ready for attacking mid spotlight

Third season means third different position for versatile talent
Gameday Mag: Geoff Cameron


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This article appeared in the April 1, 2010 issue of the Houston Dynamo Gameday Magazine.

Where others saw little,
Dominic Kinnear saw promise. It worked for Geoff Cameron, as the third-round
draft pick made the Dynamo roster and became a valuable contributor and Rookie
of the Year finalist in 2008.

Where others saw a role player, Dominic
Kinnear saw a starter. It worked out for Geoff Cameron, as he moved to center
back and became an MLS Best XI selection and Defender of the Year finalist in

Brian Ching comments on hamstring injury

Forward to miss several weeks; no set timetable for return
Ching comments on injury


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Houston Dynamo forward
and captain Brian Ching will miss several weeks with a hamstring injury, the
team announced Friday.

Ching suffered a left
hamstring strain during the first half of Thursday night’s game against Real Salt
Lake at Robertson
Stadium. He was evaluated Friday morning by the Dynamo medical staff and will
undergo further tests next week to determine the extent of the injury. There is
no set timetable for his return.

Ching injury mars Dynamo victory over RSL

Loss of striker could make three points costly for Houston
Ching injury mars win over RSL


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Bob Levey/Getty Images

The Houston Dynamo may have gotten the proverbial three points on
Thursday night in the team’s home opener, but an offense that created
no shots on goal in the run of play and a Brian Ching injury dampened
the festivities at Robertson Stadium as Houston defeated defending MLS
Cup champions Real Salt Lake 2-1

Dynamo 2, RSL 1 - postgame notes

Stats and notes from Thursday night's game
HOU-RSL postgame notes


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Joseph Musarra/Houston Dynamo

Houston Dynamo earned their first win of the 2010 season with a come-from
behind 2-1 victory over defending MLS Cup champion Real Salt Lake Thursday
night in the Dynamo’s home opener at Robertson Stadium before a crowd of
18,197. Brad Davis netted two second-half penalty kicks to provide the winning

Two Davis penalties enough to beat RSL

Houston wins first home opener since 2006; Ching injured
Davis PKs help Houston win


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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

Brad Davis converted two penalties two minutes apart as the Houston Dynamo defeated Real Salt Lake Thursday night at Robertson Stadium. The Dynamo offense could not generate a shot on goal in the run of play, but the pair of penalties, both whistled against Jamison Olave, were all that needed to earn the three points.

Match Preview: Dynamo vs. Real Salt Lake

Houston hosts defending champs in home opener again
Dynamo host Salt Lake Thursd


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The basics

Real Salt Lake (1-0-0) vs. Houston Dynamo (0-0-1)

When: 8 p.m. CT, Thurs., April 1

All-Time Record: Houston leads series 6-2-4. Houston is 5-0-1 against Real Salt Lake at Robertson Stadium.


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Last meeting:

Dynamo 1, FC Dallas 1

Chabala scores first career goal in season-opening tie
Dynamo 1, FC Dallas 1


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The Houston Dynamo opened their 2010 season with a 1-1 road draw against Texas rival FC Dallas Saturday afternoon at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco. The teams will decide their regular-season series, contested for a Civil War-era mountain howitzer, on May 5 at Robertson Stadium.

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