The Houston Dynamo and Chivas USA renew acquaintances when the clubs meet in an interconference clash Saturday evening at BBVA Compass Stadium. The Dynamo put the skids on a four-match winless run last weekend, winning 1-0 at Philadelphia Union to regain a place in the top five in the Eastern Conference. Chivas USA were officially eliminated from playoff consideration last weekend, reaching a 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers at StubHub Center.
Dynamo: Hall; Sarkodie, Boswell, Taylor, Ashe; Garcia, Creavalle, Clark, Davis ©; Barnes, Bruin
Subs: Marscheider, Ching, Ownby, Arena, Clark, Carr, Dixon
Chivas USA: Kennedy; De Luna, Burling, Bocanegra, Villafaña; Minda, Mejia, Alvarez, de la Fuente, Avila; Torres
Subs: McLain, Purdy, Rivera, Soto, Morales, Fondy, Chueca
New Dynamo midfielder Servando Carrasco sits down with Dynamo TV and Sebastian Salazar to discuss his arrival in Houston and what his impressions of the team and the city are so far.
Sebastian Salazar sat down with team president Chris Canetti to discuss some of the major points surrounding the organization, including last week's Servando Carrasco/Adam Moffat trade, season ticket renewals and more.
Clark's header was his second against Philadelphia this season, both resulting in 1-0 Dynamo wins. It was Clark's third goal of the year, matching a career high.
Brad Davis, Tally Hall and the rest of the Dynamo get a special treat after training from Pappas Bar-B-Q: the new Dynamo Sandwich.
With tender slow smoked pulled pork, spicy chicharrones, fresh cole slaw and tangy BBQ sauce on a fresh toasted bakery bun, it's the sandwich with an extra kick! Try one today at any Houston area Pappas Bar-B-Q location!
The Dynamo acquired midfielder Servando Carrasco from Seattle Sounders FC on Friday. The California native made his debut for the Dynamo in Saturday's 1-0 win at Philadelphia and spoke with Glenn Davis on ESPN 97.5 FM's Soccer Matters on Monday night. Below is the interview from Monday's show, in which Carrasco discusses his days of youth soccer in Tijuana, his influences in college soccer at Cal and his excitement to join the Dynamo.
Servando Carrasco with Glenn Davis:
Ricardo Clark on his game-winning goal
Hear from the newest Dynamo, Servando Carrasco
Finally, Sebastian Salazar talks to defender Bobby Boswell
Tune in to ESPN 97.5 FM tonight for a new episode of Soccer Matters with Glenn Davis! Glenn will cover all the weekend action from the world of soccer and look ahead at the start of UEFA Champions League later this week.
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Tonight's episode airs from 7:30-9:30 p.m. and can be heard on the radio on 97.5 FM or online at www.espn975.com.
The call-in number for the show is 713-780-3776.