MLS Regular Season

Former teammates DaMarcus Beasley, Maurice Edu face off after both return to MLS

Beasley and Edu won trophies together at Rangers, but return from overseas to square off in MLS
Familiar face
Beasley/Edu
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Plenty has changed since DaMarcus Beasley and Maurice Edu were last in MLS, but while the two recent recruits may still be adjusting to the novelty of their surroundings, they are very familiar with each other.

The U.S. internationals are set to face off on opposite sides on Friday night at BBVA Compass Stadium as the Dynamo host the Philadelphia Union in a big Eastern Conference clash (8 p.m. CT; TICKETS), but five years ago they were title-winning teammates.

Houston Dynamo's Will Bruin back at training after ankle injury, expected to start vs. Philadelphia

After an ankle injury in Seattle, the Dancing Bear expects the all clear to start on Friday
Bruin good to go?
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It’s been a short week for the Houston Dynamo, going from a Sunday game in Seattle to a Friday home game against the Philadelphia Union (8 p.m. CT; TICKETS). For forward Will Bruin, the hope is that it’s just enough to keep him in the starting lineup.

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Brad Davis and Giles Barnes preview Friday's home matchup against the Philadelphia Union.

With only Eastern Conference opponents remaining, Houston Dynamo look to gain ground in playoff race

Dynamo trail playoff spots by just five points, with only Eastern rivals left on the schedule
Eastern front
Eastern Rivals
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Think of it as a dozen rivalry matches between now and the end of the regular season. The Dynamo go into Friday’s home game with the Philadelphia Union (8 p.m. CT; TICKETS) knowing that from here on in, every match pits them against Eastern Conference opponents.

Houston Dynamo say missed chances "changes everything" in loss to Seattle Sounders

Dynamo put together a solid road performance "but that only gets you so far" in 2-0 loss
Game of inches
Game of inches
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The bounces did not go the way of the Houston Dynamo Sunday night and not just because of the turf at Century Link Field.

In a relatively even game, it came down to chances. The Seattle Sounders converted theirs, and Houston didn’t.

Match Recap: Houston Dynamo 0, Seattle Sounders FC 2

Dynamo undone by deflected goal and penalty on the road in Seattle
Recap: Dynamo 0, Sounders 2
Match recap
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SEATTLE – The Seattle Sounders are back in the win column, putting a halt to their two-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory Sunday night over the Houston Dynamo at CenturyLink Field.

Marco Pappa scored a goal off a deflection in the 69th minute, Gonzalo Pineda followed with a penalty kick in the 74th and Seattle (13-5-2) managed to hang on despite a late red card for star forward Obafemi Martins.

Preview: Houston Dynamo at Seattle Sounders FC

Dynamo look to build off last week's win with a positive showing in the Pacific Northwest
Preview: Dynamo at Sounders
Match Preview

THE BASICS
Houston Dynamo at Seattle Sounders FC
Sunday, August 10, 9:30 p.m. CT
CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington

BROADCAST INFORMATION
ESPN2 - 9:30 p.m. CHANNEL LISTINGS
Yahoo Sports Radio 1560 AM - 9:30 p.m. (9:00 p.m. pregame)
La Ranchera 850 AM - 9:30 p.m. (9:00 p.m. pregame)

After first shutout in months, Houston Dynamo know Seattle Sounders attack is a stiffer challenge

Dynamo say pressure will be key to keep the Sounders off the scoreboard
Under Pressure
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Last week the new-look Houston Dynamo defense made a solid first impression with their first shutout since mid-May. Now the degree of difficulty rises with an impending away match Sunday against a stacked Seattle Sounders' attack (9:30 pm CT; ESPN2).

Houston Dynamo travel to Seattle to test credentials against the Western Conference leaders

"We’ve got to go to these places and be able to get results" to reach championship heights
Proving ground
Proving ground
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After beating the second-placed team in the Eastern Conference last Sunday, the Dynamo now face off against the best in the West in a showpiece event live on national television.

The trip to meet Seattle Sounders at CenturyLink Field on Sunday (9:30 p.m. CT, ESPN2) is set to pitch the Dynamo against the likes of Clint Dempsey, Obafemi Martins and DeAndre Yedlin in front of a crowd in excess of 60,000.

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