MLS Regular Season

Houston Dynamo want to turn consistent performances into consistent results against New England on Saturday

It is unlikely that the 4-0 scoreline from opening day will repeat, but the attitude can
Replicating success
Replicating success
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There is a mirror-image quality to the Dynamo's results so far this season: a big win was followed by a narrow victory, then a narrow defeat preceded a big loss.

Houston Dynamo scoring on set pieces, but working to cut out conceding goals off restarts

“We know what the problem is, it’s just a matter of coming to practice and working on it.”
Set piece woes
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Set pieces are something the Houston Dynamo have prided themselves on throughout their franchise history. Whether it is scoring goals or stopping them, they have traditionally been strong in that area of the game.

Mind the gap? It's closing fast between Europe and United States, says Houston Dynamo's Giles Barnes

With Aston Villa coming to town in July, Barnes says it will be a tough test for both sides
Mind the gap
Mind the gap
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He played for two clubs based only a short drive from Aston Villa's stadium, yet Giles Barnes only faced the former European champions once during his time in England. The striker will get the chance again this summer in Texas when the English Premier League side visit for the BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup.

Houston Dynamo rookie AJ Cochran could start at center back: "He's going to be scary good"

With Horst suspended and Brunner injured, is now the time for AJ Cochran's first MLS start?
Baptism by fire
AJ Cochran
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AJ Cochran’s MLS debut could not have come under tougher circumstances. Cochran played his first half-hour for the Houston Dynamo in last weekend's 4-1 loss to FC Dallas, entering the game with the Orange down a goal and a man after David Horst was issued a red card.

Houston Dynamo trying to turn page, learn lessons from FC Dallas loss

Tally Hall says team is done with the Texas Derby loss: "We move on from what was a disaster"
Lesson learned
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It would be easy to chalk the Houston Dynamo’s 4-1 loss to FC Dallas up as a result of circumstance. After all, the Dynamo went down a man and, against a very good Dallas team, were not able to catch up.

07 April 5:50 pm

Go behind the scenes of Saturday's Texas Derby vs. FC Dallas with Dynamo TV's Tunnel Vision.

07 April 3:57 pm
 

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Did you know that Tally Hall has never won Save of the Week? Let's change that. The Dynamo keeper is up for the award this week for his excellent stop on David Texeira's close-range shot.

Houston Dynamo raise questions about David Horst's red card in loss to FC Dallas

"It’s the referee’s judgment and you’ve got to live with it," says Kinnear
Red card worthy?
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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

In the laws of the game “excessive force” is often used to give referees guidance on whether a foul deserves an ejection or simply a caution.

Match Stats: Dynamo vs. FC Dallas

Dynamo hold 16-8 edge in shots, but put just five on frame and one in the back of the net
Stats: Dynamo vs. FCD
Match Stats

Match Stats, presented by Lonestar College

Houston Dynamo   FC Dallas
16 Attempts on Goal 8
5 Shots on Target 4

Houston Dynamo blame themselves for lopsided Texas derby loss: "We're our own worst enemy"

Dynamo shoulder blame for errors: "I don’t think any team that’s beaten us is better than us"
Costly mistakes
Costly mistakes
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For the first hour of the Texas Derby, the Houston Dynamo felt they were the better team. A calamitous 10 minutes later and they were on the wrong end of an emotionally draining 4-1 defeat.

Making matters worse was that for the second week in a row the Dynamo's mistakes led to the loss.

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