Dynamo’s different brand of ball to be tested by Sporting KC’s experience

When Sporting Kansas City visits the Houston Dynamo in Sunday’s Western Conference semifinal, the visitors will represent the old guard clashing with an up-and-coming challenger. Kansas City’s Peter Vermes is the league’s longest-tenured manager at 15 seasons. And he’s guided Sporting to an MLS Cup, three U.S. Open Cups and now 11 postseason appearances over that span. But earlier this season, it appeared his run might be near an end after SKC earned only three

Dynamo chasing efficiency vs. RSL with chance to advance

The Houston Dynamo will look to remain undefeated against Real Salt Lake this season when they travel to Sandy, Utah, for Game 2 of a best-of-three opening-round playoff series Monday. The Dynamo opened the short series with a 2-1 victory over RSL on Oct. 29. The win improved Houston to 3-0-1 across all competitions against Salt Lake. Dynamo captain Hector Herrera and midfielder Amine Bassi scored goals in Game 1, marking the first time in

Playoff-bound Dynamo out for more vs. improving Rapids

The Houston Dynamo have already booked their place in the MLS Cup Playoffs and will try to improve on their seeding when the already-eliminated Colorado Rapids pay a visit Saturday. The match closes Houston’s home regular-season schedule and ends a brutal run of seven games in 22 days. Within that, the Dynamo (12-11-9, 45 points) defeated Inter Miami to win the U.S. Open Cup final on Sept. 27 and qualified for their first postseason since

Dynamo visit CF Montreal as both sides chase playoffs

Two sides looking to secure their holds on a playoff spot will go head to head when the Houston Dynamo visit CF Montreal on Wednesday. Houston (12-11-8, 44 points) heads north of the border in fifth place in the Western Conference table, one point behind fourth place and just two points out of second. The race is tight behind it as well, just one point up on seventh place, two ahead of eighth and three