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Player Ratings: Houston Dynamo vs. the Vancouver Whitecaps

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The Houston Dynamo thought they had three points on the road, but a stoppage time equalizer by the Vancouver led to a 2-2 draw.

The Houston Dynamo were a little disappointed to not come away with three points after Mauro Manotas's 90th minute goal that put them up 2-1 on the road against the Vancouver Whitecaps.

'Frustrated' Dynamo continue to drop points on road

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The ability to pick up points on the road can truly help a team's confidence for the longhaul that a Major League Soccer season can bring. For the Houston Dynamo, they continue to keep searching for success away from home.

Wilmer Cabrera's squad looked to have grabbed a late victory on Friday in Vancouver, but conceded in the 94th minute, settling for a 2-2 draw against the Whitecaps.

Houston attempt to get first win on the road against Whitecaps. Who should be in the starting XI?

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Who should Wilmer Cabrera start against the Whitecaps?

Last week's 3-2 win over the LA Galaxy pushed the Houston Dynamo into the sixth and last playoff spot in the Western Conference. Of course there's plenty of time left in the season to move up or move down, but it's comforting to be above that cutoff line for the time being.

Dynamo's fight rewarded with huge home win over Galaxy

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The 2018 Major League Soccer season has been a head scratching one for the Houston Dynamo in the early stages. An opening day thumping of Atlanta United seemed like a distant memory after some disappointing defeats brought the Western Conference club back to reality over the last few weeks.

Wilmer Cabrera's side rose to the occasion on Saturday, outlasting the LA Galaxy 3-2 at BBVA Compass Stadium.

Pick the Starting Lineup: Houston Dynamo vs. the San Jose Earthquakes

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Who should Wilmer Cabrera start against the San Jose Earthquakes?

The Houston Dynamo had the week off with their opponent, the New York Red Bulls, playing in CONCACAF Champions League. The San Jose Earthquakes played a tough 1-1 draw against the Philadelphia Union this past Saturday. The Dynamo last played March 31st in a 0-2 loss to the New England Revolution which saw DaMarcus Beasley earn a red card.

Dynamo extend contracts for head coach Wilmer Cabrera, GM Matt Jordan

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Houston Dynamo ownership must have liked what they saw when their club made a run to the Western Conference Final last year, because they've rewarded the guys who got them there.

Head coach Wilmer Cabrera and general manager Matt Jordan both saw their contracts extended on Thursday and both will remain with the club through the 2020 season.

Opposition 11: Houston Dynamo projected lineup

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Finding a way to contain Alberth Elis appears to be a big key to solving the Dynamo

D.C. United has faced two teams with significant variables thus far in 2018, but their third game will be more straightforward. There is plenty of preseason footage of the Houston Dynamo, who have made no major changes to a team that went to the Western Conference final last year.

Houston Dynamo four goal outburst headlines MLS opening weekend

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Players and coach Wilmer Cabrera's thought on the win over Atlanta and quick hits of results from around the league.

Last season's Western Conference finalist Houston Dynamo continued their mastery at BBVA Compass Stadium with a 4-0 season opening win over visiting Atlanta United. The four goal outburst in the 2018 opener improved Houston's home mark to 6-0-1 since defeating DC United in the first ever match on April 12, 2012.

Goalkeeper Joe Willis Re-Signs with the Houston Dynamo

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The Houston Dynamo now officially have two goalkeepers on the roster with the re-signing of Joe Willis

The Houston Dynamo have officially re-signed goalkeeper Joe Willis. The 6'5 shot stopper is entering his eighth MLS season and his fourth with Houston. The signing brings the number of goalkeepers on the roster to two following the offseason signing of Chris Seitz which should be an interesting battle to see who gets the starting call.

Houston Dynamo 2018 Season Schedule Announced

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The 2018 Houston Dynamo season schedule has been released

Major League Soccer recently announced the season schedules for all 23 clubs including the 34 game schedule for our Houston Dynamo. Head Coach Wilmer Cabrera will hope to take last season's success which saw the Dynamo make the playoffs for the first time in three seasons and take the club to a MLS Cup.

Echeverry named third coach in RGVFC history

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Former Seton Hall head coach Gerson Echeverry was announced as the new Toros manager.

Gerson Echeverry will succeed Junior Gonzalez as Toros manager

As my loyal reader Varus-3 predicted back in the comments section on my 11/9 article, Gerson Echeverry has replaced Junior Gonzalez as the RGVFC head coach.

Playoff Edition: Pick the Houston Dynamo Starting Lineup against the Seattle Sounders, Leg 2

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Who do you want to see start in the second leg of the Western Conference Finals for the Dynamo?

Leg 1 of the Western Conference Finals between the Houston Dynamo and the Seattle Sounders did not go well for Houston. They came out lacking energy and focus and ended up losing the match in their home stadium 2-0 to a team that had never won in Houston before.

Playoff Edition: Pick the Houston Dynamo Starting Lineup against the Portland Timbers, Part 2

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Who do you want to start in Leg 2 of the playoffs against the Portland Timbers?

This past week we saw the Houston Dynamo draw the Portland Timbers 0-0 in the first leg of the Conference Semifinals of the 2017 MLS Playoffs. While the Dynamo dropped an opportunity at home to get some goals up on the Timbers, they also prevented the visiting side from collecting any away goals which could prove influential in their next fixture.

Playoff Edition: Pick the Houston Dynamo Starting Lineup against Sporting Kansas City

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Back in the playoffs, who do you want to start for the Dynamo when they host Sporting Kansas City?

This is it. It's noodle time. The Houston Dynamo are back in the playoffs for the first time since 2013 when they were eliminated in the Conference Finals by Thursday's opponent, Sporting Kansas City.

Pick the Houston Dynamo Starting XI against New York City FC

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Who do you want to start against New York City FC?

The Houston Dynamo are winless in their last four matches and head into one of their most difficult fixtures of the year when they travel north to take on New York City FC. The Dynamo will have their work cut out for them as they've struggled mightily on the road this season recording just a single win in 15 road games while New York City has lost at home just twice.

Is it time to start worrying about the Houston Dynamo’s playoff chances?

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After a hot start to the year, the Houston Dynamo have cooled off considerably which has put them below the playoff line. Is it time to start worrying about postseason ambitions?

The Houston Dynamo have missed the playoffs the last three seasons in a row and the changes the organization made this offseason led many fans to believe that things have turned around.

Player Ratings: Houston Dynamo vs. the Colorado Rapids

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See how the Dynamo players performed in their 0-1 loss to the Colorado Rapids

The unbeaten run at home in 2017 is over for the Houston Dynamo who were defeated by 11th place in the Western Conference Colorado Rapids 0-1 at BBVA Compass Stadium last Saturday. The 5th place Dynamo were hoping to move up the table which has become a tight race to the top.

Player Ratings: Houston Dynamo vs. the Vancouver Whitecaps

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See how the Dynamo performed in the 2-1 road loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps

The unbeaten run is over at six games. The Houston Dynamo were defeated 1-2 by the Vancouver Whitecaps in their latest fixture as a combination of factors led to the club's loss in British Columbia.

Head Coach Wilmer Cabrera, a week after making better lineup decisions, opted to rest several players due to the volume of games over the course of the next week.

Player Ratings: Houston Dynamo vs. the San Jose Earthquakes

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The Dynamo performed pretty well in their 3-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes

The Houston Dynamo are now unbeaten in their last six games and currently sit at the top of the Western Conference table. As of late, they've been performing capably on the road and have kept their unbeaten streak at home which includes their latest fixture against the San Jose Earthquakes where they were able to come away with a 3-0 win.

Houston Dynamo vs San Jose Earthquakes Final Score: Houston stay unbeaten at home

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Houston defeat Earthquakes and move on top of the Western Conference.

Houston hosted San Jose on Saturday night. The game was the first time that the Dynamo faced the Dom Kinnear-less Earthquakes. Houston were looking to keep their unbeaten record at home and move into first place in the Western Conference.

Storylines: Houston Dynamo vs Portland Timbers

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The Timbers look to make it two in a row on the road

The Story So Far...

The Timbers made their trip to the great white north with barely a squad, and came out with a win. Honestly I didn't have a lot of hope going into this match, being so shorthanded. But they proved me wrong and took all three points on the road.

Pick the Houston Dynamo Starting XI against FC Dallas

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What starting XI should Wilmer Cabrera use to help the Dynamo take the lead in the Texas Derby?

It seems like the Houston Dynamo have been doing plenty of traveling the past few weeks. The last home game the Dynamo played was May 31st against Real Salt Lake where they came up with a 5-1 win.

Dynamo travel to North Carolina in US Open Cup

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The Dynamo will play North Carolina FC in the fourth round of the US Open Cup.

In their first game since early this month due to the international break, the Houston Dynamo will travel to play NASL side North Carolina FC in the US Open Cup fourth round on Wednesday at 6:30pm CT.

Given that the Dynamo have to travel to LA to face the Galaxy three days after the USOC game, it's not great timing for the Orange.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Houston Dynamo

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It's a Union home game but the Dynamo brought their own weather for tonight's matchup.

4-4-2 or 4-3-3? Pick the Houston Dynamo Lineup against Orlando City SC

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Who's in your starting XI?

The Houston Dynamo failed last week in their attempt to pick up points on the road for the first time this season in their 0-2 defeat to Toronto FC. This week they head back to BBVA Compass Stadium where they've been undefeated to take on Orlando City SC.

In last week's loss to the Reds, we saw Head coach Wilmer Cabrera utilize his new 4-4-2 which could have helped control the midfield a little bit better.

Houston Dynamo 2, San Jose Earthquakes 0: Rate the Players and Quick Thoughts

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Quick thoughts on the game and rate the Dynamo's performances against the San Jose Earthquakes

At the beginning of the year I introduced a new way for the Dynamo Theory community to be a part of Player Ratings. After matches everyone will get a chance to submit how each player did on a scale of 1 to 10 which will be averaged out in a later article.

'Cubo' Torres back to his best after roughest stretch of his career

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Erick 'Cubo' Torres burst onto the scene in 2013 as a member of Chivas USA, scoring seven goals in his first 15 MLS games.A 15 goal campaign soon followed, sealing Torres' place among the top scorers in MLS.

But after that, poof, nothing. Torres went scoreless in his first 22 appearances for the Houston Dynamo, prompting an unsuccessful loan to Mexico.

The two phases of Wilmer Cabrera’s tactical system

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Cabrera has two main elements to his tactical system. They've been effective, but they have potentially fatal flaws.

Wilmer Cabrera's tactical revamp of the Houston Dynamo this season has produced very promising results. Six points from three games is better than most MLS teams have produced this season, and the Dynamo's new additions (notably Romell Quioto and Alberth Elis, obviously) have paid real dividends so far.

Portland Timbers vs. Houston Dynamo Preview Interview

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The Portland Timbers are back in action this evening, taking on one of the few other teams with a perfect record through two weeks: the Houston Dynamo. To get the low down on last year's last place finishers in the West, we turned to Derek Stowers of our sister site, Dynamo Theory to get our questions answered.

Pick the Houston Dynamo Lineup against the Portland Timbers

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Who's in your starting XI?

The Houston Dynamo embarks on its first game on the road and they head towards inhospitable waters as they make their way towards Portland, Oregon to take on the Timbers. The Timbers are the lone team above them in the Western Conference standings and a win over them in front of their incredible fan base would certainly cause other MLS clubs to take notice of the new-look Dynamo.

Houston Dynamo Player Ratings vs Columbus Crew SC

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You voted, here are the top Dynamo performances against Crew SC

In our 2nd week of Rate the Players we saw the same few players in the Top Performers category, but most players moved upwards compared to their week 1 scores as a better score should do that. I also added in my thoughts and the score of the head coach which was suggested by catalyst13.

Houston Dynamo vs Seattle Sounders: How to watch, lineups and more

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MLS is back and the Dynamo are hosting the Seattle Sounders.

Who

Houston Dynamo vs Seattle Sounders

What

GAME ONE OF THE 2017 SEASON! MLS soccer is back and the Dynamo are a whole new team. With Wilmer Cabrera at the helm the roster has gone through a big overhaul and fans can expect to see a lot of new faces on the field.

Pick the Houston Dynamo Lineup against the Seattle Sounders

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Who's in your starting XI?

The Houston Dynamo have quickly undergone a needed facelift this offseason after finishing last in the Western Conference last season. They've added a new Head Coach in Wilmer Cabrera and added 13 new players in order to compete in the West this season. Their competition tomorrow is against a club that had the opposite kind of season the Dynamo had in that they won the MLS Cup.

The Bull & Its Horns: 2017 Schedule Released!

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Yesterday, the USL unveiled the full 2017 schedule.

The United Soccer League released the 2017 full schedule yesterday. Of course, that means Rio Grande Valley FC Toros soccer is on the horizon. If you are late to the party, welcome! RGVFC is the USL hybrid affiliate of the Houston Dynamo, who finished their first year as the 2016 #2 seed in the Western Conference.

Houston Dynamo Sign Veteran Forward Vicente Sánchez

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The Dynamo add experience with the signing of veteran forward Vicente Sánchez

The offseason moves continue for the Houston Dynamo as Head Coach Wilmer Cabrera has reunited with the latest signing, Vicente Sánchez. The veteran forward brings experience to the Dynamo's young core of players as he's played in several clubs in South America, Mexico, Germany, and in MLS with the Colorado Rapids.

Mauro Manotas Scouting Report

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Of the select few promising young players currently in the Houston Dynamo organization, striker Mauro Manotas is the most prominent of them. He earned a starting job under Wade Barrett late in the 2016 season at the age of 21 and finished tied for the most goals on the team.

Out of all the envisioned turnover this offseason, Manotas seems to be the one player who is sure to stay for 2017.

The Bull & Its Horns: Q&A With Gorgeous George Malki

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An athletic, lockdown defender, George Malki was a huge part of the Toros' success in 2016.

RGVFC had one of the best defenses in the entire USL. A big piece of that puzzle was George Malki. The third year professional built on the successful beginning of his career with Arizona United, after being drafted in 2014 by the Montreal Impact.

The Rest

US Open Cup 2017: Dynamo bow out of the U.S. Open Cup in shutout fashion

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Sporting KC get the best of the Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium

The Dynamo's run in the 2017 U.S. Open Cup came to an end on Wednesday night with a 2-0 loss to Sporting Kansas City. With Romell Quioto and Alberth Elis away on international duty for Honduras and a weekend match against Colorado, Wilmer Cabrera elected to field virtually the same lineup used in the 3-2 win again North Carolina FC.