MLS Regular Season

After conceding eight goals in last three games, Houston Dynamo look for answers on backline

Dynamo defense looks to find the form to be shutout material game-in and game-out
Searching for answers


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Goals come and go, but one thing the Houston Dynamo believe they can control is being stingy in the back.

During the past three games, all losses, that has escaped them.

Houston Dynamo defender Eric Brunner awaits his full return to the squad: "It’s not fun just watching"

Brunner nears a return to the field, is eager to help the team in the second half of the year
On the mend
Eric Brunner


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Perhaps it was a portent of things to come for the Dynamo. In a season so far characterized by absences, Eric Brunner suffered a serious injury before the MLS campaign had even begun.

Houston Dynamo skid continues after conceding another early goal: "We just didn’t play well"

"It’s a dangerous game to play, to play from behind," says Kinnear after early goal conceded
Comeback not in the cards


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Before the Houston Dynamo had a chance to acclimatize to the thin Denver air, the Colorado Rapids had already put them in a tough position.

Match Recap: Houston Dynamo 0, Colorado Rapids 3

Dynamo drop third straight road match as Deshorn Brown's brace powers Colorado
Recap: Dynamo 0, Rapids 3
Match Recap

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – For the first two months the Colorado Rapids were scoring at the pace of a DMV line, raising a number of questions. A week can put a lot of notions on hold, however.

Preview: Houston Dynamo at Colorado Rapids

Dynamo conclude their road stretch matched up against the Colorado Rapids
Preview: Dynamo at Rapids
Match Preview

Houston Dynamo at Colorado Rapids
Sunday, June 1, 7:00 p.m. CT
Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO

Houston Dynamo's Jason Johnson returns to MLS action with lessons learned from Pittsburgh Riverhounds loan

Versatile Jamaican gives Dynamo another option as team deals with World Cup, injuries
Back in the fold
Jason Johnson

Amid the team’s disappointment at the loss to the San Jose Earthquakes last weekend there was personal satisfaction for Jason Johnson when he logged his first MLS minutes of the season.

Houston Dynamo want to test opponents' defense: "We can't just go into a shell"

"We need to take chances going forward," says Bruin as team faces another road match
Getting forward
Getting forward


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The Houston Dynamo have been at their best this season when pushing forward. With Brad Davis leading the charge, the club’s been most dangerous taking the game to the opposing defense.

In the last two games, that has not been happening and with that no goals have been scored. As Houston heads forward, the plan is getting out of their shell and get back to attacking.

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