Dynamo Daily - May 14, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

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Photo Credit: 
Courtesy Nigel Brooks

The Houston Dynamo continued
their inconsistent form
with a 3-1 loss to Real Salt Lake Thursday night. Houston finished its
stretch of four games in 13 days with a 2-2 record. 

RSL dominated
the play
last night and are now locked in a tie with the Dynamo for second
place in the Western Conference. The forward combination of Robbie Findley and
Alvaro Saborio proved
too much
for the Dynamo defense. Houston
showed
better form
in the second half, but could not erase the three-goal deficit.
The loss
snapped
an eight-game unbeaten streak against Real Salt Lake.

RSL spoiled Brian Ching’s return to the
field
. Ching played the last 28 minutes and proved that he is ready to
contribute to the U.S.
men’s national team.

A pair of Dynamo
teammates
will miss the May 22 game vs. D.C. United after earning call ups to Canada’s
national team.

Last night at Reliant Stadium, a sold
out crowd
 witnessed the Mexican national team defeat Angola 1-0. Although Mexico dominated
the game and finished its pre-World Cup U.S. tour undefeated, head coach Javier
Aguirre admitted his team has a lot to
work on
before their World Cup opener June 11 vs. South Africa.

On July 31, the Houston Dynamo will host the New York Red
Bulls at Robertson Stadium. There are rumors abound that a certain Frenchman
has signed
a pre-contract
to join the Red Bulls after the World Cup.  Maybe you have heard of him?

Steve Davis discusses
the decisions
facing Bob Bradley ahead of the national team training camp
and previews this weekend’s MLS storylines.

Check out the new ESPN
commercial
, featuring U.S.
national team forward Jozy Altidore.