As reported yesterday, Dynamo forward Brian Ching was one of 30 players selected to the preliminary roster of the U.S. men’s national team. Ching had been a steady contributor to the national team in the past and his ability as a striker to hold the ball made him an appealing option for Bob Bradley.
Kyle McCarthy takes a look at the impact of the World Cup roster on each MLS team, including the loss of Ching for the Dynamo.
The Dynamo will need to find consistency if they want to win at Real Salt Lake tomorrow night, where RSL is riding a 13-game unbeaten streak at Rio Tinto Stadium. Tomorrow night’s game will feature a pair of players who could miss extended time with their MLS club due to national team duties. MLSsoccer.com ranks the Dynamo 3rd in its latest power rankings.
Although defender Craig Waibel still bakes his pregame sweets, midfielder Brad Davis no longer indulges himself. His recent dedication to fitness has pushed his game to new heights, as he currently enjoys one of the best seasons of his career.
Pat Onstad may have surpassed Preki as the oldest player to play in MLS, but at the age of 42, he is still as reliable as ever.
Although 16 years apart, Cuauhtemoc Blanco and Javier Hernandez will take the field together at Reliant Stadium tomorrow night for Mexico’s World Cup tuneup against Angola.