MLS Regular Season

Houston Dynamo weather the storm in Kansas City to keep a lead on the road

Dynamo finally take the lead on the road and hold tight for the full three points
Hold On
Hold On
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Heading down the stretch with a lead on the road is situation the Houston Dynamo have not been in much this season.

Coming into Friday night’s game at Sporting Kansas City, the club had just one road win to their name — a May 3 result against lowly Chivas USA. For the first time since then they found themselves with a lead to protect against a rival in a hostile environment.

Houston Dynamo go back to set piece strength to grab key win over Sporting KC

Dynamo return to the well of set piece goals in crucial 3-1 win over Eastern rivals
Old Faithful
Set pieces
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It hasn’t been a consistent weapon all season but when they needed it Friday night, the Houston Dynamo down reached for a reliable weapon: the set piece.

Match Recap: Houston Dynamo 3, Sporting Kansas City 1

Davis serves up two assists off of set pieces as the Dynamo down Sporting KC in the rain
Recap: Dynamo 3, SKC 1
Match Recap
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Sporting Kansas City's 50th straight home sellout turned out to be most memorable for being the cure to the Houston Dynamo's run of road futility.

And after not giving up three goals in one match for nearly six months of the league season, Sporting – usually the benchmark for defensive stinginess in MLS – have done it twice in a row.

Preview: Houston Dynamo at Sporting Kansas City

Dynamo face rivals Sporting Kansas City in a crucial road match on NBCSN
Preview: Dynamo at SKC
Match Preview

THE BASICS
Houston Dynamo at Sporting Kansas City
Friday, August 29, 7:00 p.m. CT
Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kansas

BROADCAST INFORMATION
NBC Sports Network- 7:00 p.m. CHANNEL LISTINGS
ESPN 97.5 FM - 7:00 p.m.
La Ranchera 850 AM - 7:00 p.m.

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Will Bruin and Brad Davis preview this weekend's crucial road match against rivals Sporting Kansas City.

Houston Dynamo laud Corey Ashe's "great character" in stepping in for injured DaMarcus Beasley

Teammates praise Ashe's professionalism as he returned to the starting lineup in Columbus
Prepared to play
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When a bum hamstring knocked DaMarcus Beasley out of the lineup Saturday night, the Houston Dynamo had a sure hand to turn to in Corey Ashe.

Weeks after losing his starting job to the incoming Beasley, Ashe stepped into his familiar role at left back and chipped into the defensive effort, albeit in a 3-0 loss to the Columbus Crew.

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