Last night was a battle of the top two teams in the Western Conference of MLS. Houston Dynamo won the match at Robertson Stadium 1-0. The only goal of the night came from Stuart Holden who scored in the one minute of stoppage time in the first half. The newest Dynamo, Cam Weaver, got the assist. After last night's match, Chivas is still 3 points ahead of the Dynamo, but the Dynamo have two games in hand. Up next for Houston is FC Dallas on Saturday, a match that will be aired on Fox Soccer Channel.
Here's Holden's beauty of a goal:
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Big day for football in CONCACAF, the United States plays Costa Rica tonight at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Ayma in San Juan. Like Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, the US National team has not been successful at Saprissa. Kartik Krishnayier wrote an article about Estadio Saprissa for MLS Talk.
My post Dynamo v. Toronto match report is on the latest MLS Talk podcast. Dynamo beat Toronto, 3-1, raining on Dwayne De Rosario's return to Houston. On Friday, the Dynamo play Chicago Fire in Chicago.
This past Monday on 1560 The Game's Soccer Show, Steven Cohen of World Soccer Daily and Fox Football Fone-In was our guest, and it's on podcast.
Sunday was the last match day in Italy's Serie A. Inter sewed up the Scudetto a couple weeks ago, so the relegation battle was first and foremost on Sunday. Bologna beat Catania while Torino lost to Roma, so Torino will be in Serie B next season, along with Lecce and Reggina.
The least surprising event of the week, Carlo Ancelotti signing on as the new Chelsea Coach. Meanwhile at the Eternal City's other side, the departure of Delio Rossi means that Walter Zenga might be Lazio's coach next season.
Episode 62 of World Soccer Wrap: Serie A is now available, for free, by clicking here or via iTunes.