The Houston Dynamo Flank Play is Faltering

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Las Naranjas offensive philosophy of attacking through the flanks is faltering. The L.A. Galaxy and Vancouver Whitecaps were intended to disrupt the wide areas. L.A. was physical. Vancouver patrolled the outside solely for defensive purposes. Tomas Martinez has become a target to blatantly foul. Perry Kitchen’s foul led to a 3rd-minute set-piece goal in Houston. Vancouver’s […] READ MORE


Seattle Reign Over the NWSL After Two Years Off the Throne

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Editorial (May 29, 2018) – Seattle Reign FC 29 goals scored fell behind fourth-place Western New York’ Flash staggering 40 goals in the 2016 season. The Reign played well defensively notching a plus-eight goal differential. A great team ignored by the rise of a franchise now in North Carolina Courage. Seattle Reign Over the NWSL After […] READ MORE


Sky Blue FC Left Side Setback

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Editorial (May 23, 2018) – Sky Blue FC play this season makes a fan forget their last place stigma. New Jersey’s defensive line up remains unchanged showing consistently. Sky Blue’s right side of manager Denise Reddy’s preferred 4-3-3 displays productivity for teams to focus on. Sky Blue FC Left Side Setback Savannah McCaskill blends in […] READ MORE


Houston Dash-Sky Blue FC: Too Stuck to Dash, Too Cloudy for Sky Blue

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The Houston Dash shifted their talent to be more offensive at Sky Blue FC last Saturday. Manager Vera Pauw went to a 4-2-3-1 from the controversial 2-3-2-3 formation against North Carolina on April 28th. Her boldest move was placing Rachel Daly up top and Kristie Mewis at defensive midfield. Houston Dash-Sky Blue FC: Too Stuck […] READ MORE


The Houston Dynamo Need A Conductor

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The Houston Dynamo played more consistently against Minnesota United last Saturday night. Their next opponent, Zlatan’s L.A. Galaxy, was less composed in their last match. Ibrahimovic is going to fight for a victory. Who will for Houston? The Houston Dynamo Need a Conductor Las Naranjas controlled the match at Minneapolis. The Loons played a low […] READ MORE


The Houston Dash Offense Must Be Poised Against North Carolina

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Editorial – The Houston Dash are in the eighth spot in the NWSL table after four games and that isn’t a sign of an outright bad team. The Dash is too organized defensively to not be a regular season pushover. The youngsters in the attack are attending the School of Hard Knocks and need to […] READ MORE


Disconnected Houston Dynamo Faces Toronto FC

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The word Dynamo means “a machine for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy.” This name honors Houston’s oil and natural gas industries. The squad, like their namesake, has a lively presence on the field, The Dynamo energy is frantic. The fans worry about Alberth Elis’ decision making abilities when he has a spark. Tomas Martinez’s […] READ MORE


Utah Royals FC Coronation Lacked An Arsenal: The Eternal Enigma.

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Editorial – The over 19,000 crowd at Rio Tinto Stadium came to see a coronation. Utah is now one of the soccer capitals of America. The Royals’ crests have more meaning now. With Utah being a soccer capital, there’s more than love for the game. Great expectations of trophies need to be met. Utah may […] READ MORE


The Houston Dynamo Defensive Distraction

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Editorial – The Houston Dynamo will travel to San Jose Earthquakes without the suspended DaMarcus Beasley. Beasley, Panamanian International Adolfo Machado, and Leonardo gave the Dynamo three-fourths of a solid backline. The Houston Dynamo Defensive Distraction Three-fourths isn’t enough. Houston is leaking goals, having conceded six in four games. Teams are attacking the Dynamo flanks. […] READ MORE


Houston Dash Together Now Y’all

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Editorial – The Houston Dash situation with Christen Press wasn’t dramatic. It’s business. Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC of Sweden may have offered a sweet deal. Houston Dash Together Now Y’all The other clincher in the Press overseas venture was maybe the fate of the Dash this season. A new coach in Vera Pauw emphasizes defense. Young unproven […] READ MORE