Dynamo Daily - August 23, 2010
In dramatic fashion, the Houston Dynamo pulled out a much needed win Saturday night, defeating the Chicago Fire 4-3 at Robertson Stadium. Dynamo forward Brian Ching scored a goal that should get consideration for Goal of the Year in Major League Soccer. Head coach Dominic Kinnear believes it was the last goal that was most special. Check out full highlights and photos from the match.
The win snapped a ten-game winless streak for the Dynamo and reignited hopes of a playoff berth. At a time when Houston was in need of a hero, Brian Ching answered the call. Three goals earned Ching Goal.com Best XI honors for Week 21. Ching was also named the MLS Player of the Week for Week 21. Click here to watch a video compilation of Ching's big night, courtesy of HoustonDynamo.com.
Goalkeeper Pat Onstad returned to the starting lineup for the first time since July 10 after missing four regular season games due to double hernia surgery.
Kyle McCarthy referred to Dynamo defender/midfielder Richard Mulrooney as the most influential player on the field Saturday night after his "masterclass in proper service" propelled the Dynamo to victory.
Dynamo COO Chris Canetti provides an update on the construction of the stadium and the training complex in the latest edition of Canetti's Corner.
Steve Davis breaks down Week 21 and includes Ching and Mulrooney on his team of the week. He also refers to Geoff Cameron as one of the top center backs in the league.
Grant Wahl offers his thoughts on Planet Futbol from this past weekend.
Now that the Dynamo have crossed the 200 game threshold, Jonathan Yardley of HoustonDynamo.com takes a look at what to expect from the next 200 games.