MLS Regular Season
CARSON, Calif. -- Landon Donovan failed again from the penalty spot, and the MLS Cup rematch, unlike the past two MLS Cups, went the Houston Dynamo's way, thanks to Andrew Driver's second-half finish.
The Houston Dynamo and LA Galaxy will play Sunday night in a rematch of the previous two MLS Cup finals. The Dynamo are 6-6-4 all-time vs. the Galaxy with a 2-3-2 regular season record vs. LA at The Home Depot Center. The Dynamo won the regular season series last year, defeating the Galaxy 2-1 at BBVA Compass Stadium on May 26, but the Galaxy got the last laugh, winning MLS Cup 3-1 in front of their home side on December 1.
HOUSTON – The Houston Dynamo's midfield depth will be tested again on Sunday in their MLS Cup 2012 rematch with the LA Galaxy (10 pm CT, ESPN2, live chat on MLSsoccer.com).
Houston Dynamo at LA Galaxy
Sunday, May 5, 10 p.m. CT
The Home Depot Center
ESPN2 - 10 p.m.
Yahoo! 1560 AM - 10 p.m. (9:30 pregame)
La Ranchera 850 - 10 p.m. (9:30 pregame)
Warren Creavalle added to Houston Dynamo injury report, presented by The Methodist Center for Sports Medicine
Dominic Kinnear has not watched the game again. Hasn't thought about it. Nor has Corey Ashe. The message as the Dynamo return to the scene of last December's MLS Cup defeat is that Sunday's clash is not about revenge for 2012. It's about making a statement of intent for 2013.
Six months ago, the Houston Dynamo stepped off the Home Depot Center field as the second-best team for the second year in a row.
It was the latest in Houston’s struggles at the HDC vs. the Galaxy, where they are 2-7-2 all-time versus the defending champions, including those two MLS Cup losses.