MLS Regular Season

Houston Dynamo have positives and negatives to look at after first loss

Dynamo take lessons—both good and bad—out of Saturday's defeat in Vancouver
Positives and negatives
Lessons learned

The Houston Dynamo felt defeat for the first time Saturday night. The 2-1 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps exposed some good and bad for the Dynamo and as the club moves on to prepare for a rivalry matchup with FC Dallas (TICKETS), the club is looking to learn from both.

Houston Dynamo regret "self-inflicted" mistakes in 2-1 loss against Vancouver Whitecaps

Dynamo nearly able to come back from two-goal deficit, but errors leave them without points
Coming up short

The Houston Dynamo attempted to rally on Saturday after falling behind for the first time in 2014, and it looked like they might be able to claw their way back.

Match Stats: Dynamo at Vancouver Whitecaps

Dynamo get 26 crosses off in open play, but can't get second goal in loss to Vancouver
Stats: Dynamo vs. 'Caps
Match Stats

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Match Recap: Houston Dynamo 1, Vancouver Whitecaps 2

Dynamo drop their first points in 2014, Ricardo Clark's goal not enough to overcome Vancouver
Recap: Dynamo 1, Whitecaps 2
Match Recap

VANCOUVER, B.C. -- The Vancouver Whitecaps remain perfect at home, claiming a 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo at BC Place thanks to goals from left back Jordan Harvey and forward Kenny Miller.

28 March 4:15 pm

This weekend, you'll notice a streak of black on the Dynamo's orange and white kits as they face the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Preview: Houston Dynamo at Vancouver Whitecaps

Dynamo venture to Canada to face Vancouver in first road test of 2014
Preview: Dynamo at Whitecaps
Match Preview

Houston Dynamo at Vancouver Whitecaps
Saturday, March 29, 6:00 p.m. CT
BC Place, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Houston Dynamo's defense wary of Vancouver Whitecaps, Darren Mattocks' speed

Dynamo defense planning to negate Whitecaps' speed, space to keep record blemish-free
Cut off the attack

As far as David Horst is concerned, the Houston Dynamo back line was far too exposed by the runs of Montreal Impact forward Andrew Wenger two weeks ago. Wenger was able to split the Dynamo's new back four combination and provide a threat with his runs.

Houston Dynamo midfielder Brad Davis has much to prove this week for club and country

Davis' "last opportunity" to impress before World Cup waits, but Vancouver is up first
For Club and Country
Brad Davis

Brad Davis is aiming for three points against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night to kick off one of the biggest weeks in his international career in style.

Houston Dynamo's Alexander Lopez working to enter lineup, hopes to go to Brazil

Young Dynamo midfielder believes a World Cup spot with Honduras is "ripe for the picking"
¿López a Brasil?
Alex López


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As preparations for the World Cup ramp up, the talk goes to who will and will not be in Brazil representing their country. For Alexander López, time is of the essence when it comes to his World Cup dream.

The Houston Dynamo midfielder has rarely seen the field since joining the MLS outfit last August. He has spent his time catching up to the Dynamo two-way style and getting himself in the type of shape needed to earn minutes with the club.

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