Final Houston Dynamo 4, Atlanta United 0
75’ Things holding steady at 4-0, Dynamo. Houston has subbed in Quioto and Alvarez for Boniek and Wenger
48’ Chris Seitz gives up a penalty after he made a sliding tackle on Josef Martinez bringing him down in the box. Miguel Almiron took the penalty kick for Atlanta but his shot went off the post.
Half time Dynamo 4, Atlanta 0
7 minutes of stoppage time and ANOTHER GOAL! Darwin Ceren scored to make it 4-0. After Guzan sent a deflection back to the crowd of players the ball took one bounce and Ceren blasted it past everyone to make it 4-0, Dynamo.
ALL THE GOALS! Dynamo now up 3-0 after Philippe Senderos (yes, really) and Mauro Manotas each score. Senderos scored off of a short corner with an assist from Boniek Garcia. Manotas had knocked on the door several times already but this time Guzan was unable to deny him as the team went up 3-0.
15’ Injury sub Juan David Cabezas picks up an injury and has to leave the game. Darwin Ceren checks in to the game. UPDATE: left quad injury for Cabezas
5’ GOAL! Andrew Wenger puts in a cross from Alberth Elis to put Houston up 1-0 early in the game.
Kickoff! The 2018 season is officially underway.
It’s the start of the 2018 season! The Dynamo host Atlanta United to kick off the season. During the off-season the Dynamo saw a number of their well known players depart while they brought in young talent to replace them. Atlanta spent the off-season working on adding to their depth chart. The Dynamo had a solid pre-season but came up a little short in the Mobile Mini Sun Cup in Arizona losing on penalty kicks in overtime of the Championship game. Now fans have the chance to see them back in Houston as the season gets underway.
BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, TX
Saturday, March 3 at 2:30 pm CT
How to Watch
Sports Radio 610 AM
Univision Radio KLAT 1010 AM
MLS Live (available for free until the launch of ESPN+)
Out - AJ DeLaGarxa (torn left ACL), George Malki (concussion)
From the formation to the lineup we ask fans to tell us each week who they think will be starting. Then on the day of the game we give you those results in our game thread.
To kick the season off fans are going with the 4-3-3. It was a close call between Chris Seitz and Joe Willis but Willis won out by a 11.2% margin.
Arturo Álvarez, Kevin Garcia and Leonardo ended up in a three-way tie for the final starting spot.
Eric Alexander (CDM/CM) 83.3%
DaMarcus Beasley (LB) 100%
Juan David Cabezas (CM/CDM) 100%
Alberth Elis (RW/FW) 100%
Oscar Boniek García (CM/RM/LM/RB) 50%
Adolfo Machado (CB/RB) 83.3%
Mauro Manotas (CF/FW) 94.4%
Romell Quioto (FW/LW/RW) 55.6%
Philippe Senderos (CB) 77.8%