Goals and Highlights: Houston Dynamo 1-1 LA Galaxy in 2020 MLS
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Full Time | Houston Dynamo 1-1 LA Galaxy

With a great goal from Pavón and an equalizer by Manotas, Galaxy draws at Houston in Chicharito Hernández's debut.
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This was the equalizer by Manotas


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Four minutes of added time.
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87' | Galaxy Substitution

Lletget is replaced by Cuello
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Chicharito takes a shot that ends up wide from Maric's goal.
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82' | Dynamo Substitution

Cerén takes Rodríguez's spot on the pitch.
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Insua crosses looking to find Hernandez. All danger ends in Maric's hands.
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Lundkvist with a great clearance before Kljestan could score.
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75' | Dynamo Substitution

Boniek García leaves his place on the pitch for Hansen.
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Hernández  crosses for Lletget who shoots as he is falling down. Maric sends it to corner kick.
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Lundkvist sends a good low cross that is a little long for McNamara.
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70' | Dynamo Substitution

Ramírez replaces Martínez in the home team.
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Chicharito passes to Pavón who dribbles and passes to Corona.

He has two chances to finish the play, but the Houston defense works well to stop him from scoring.

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Both sides continue fighting hard in midfield. They still lack precision when looking to create danger.
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58' | LA Galaxy Substitution

Corona replaces Katai on the pitch.
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Manotas shoots again, but this time is off-target.
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53' | Dynamo GOOOOOOOOOAL!

Great through ball for Manotas who turns around and shoots to beat a badly positioned Bigham.
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This time Katai is cautioned for stopping García from behind.
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Marrufo shows Boniek García a yellow card for a foul in midfield.
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Katai shoots over the crossbar.
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45' | Second Half Begins

We're underway with the last 45 minutes of the match between Dynamo and Galaxy.
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Pavon's amazing strike for the 0-1

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Half Time | Houston Dynamo 0-1 LA Galaxy

With a great goal from Pavón, LA Galaxy is defeating a Houston Dynamo side that lacks creativity when trying to attack.
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Boniek García tries a shot from the edge of the box, but his attempt is wide!
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Rodríguez and Lundkvist remain as the most active men for Dynamo in its attacking phase. The Texan team remains with larger possession, but with little clarity.
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Dynamo almost equalizes!

McNamara with a good through ball for Manotas who then passes to Boniek.

The Honduran player shoots and hits the side netting.

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McNamara goes down inside the box, but the referee sees no foul.
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Set pieces play! Depuy is found by a cross and goes for goal. The defense is able to clear his attempt.
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Bingham makes a good save to keep Galaxy in front!
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Katai shoots with his left looking for the far post, but his shot is just wide!
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McNamara shoots from outside the box and his attempt is just over the crossbar.
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Rodriguez takes a free kick that forces the defense to struggle. At the end, they manage to clear it.
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13' | Galaxy GOOOOOOAL!

Pavón finds space just outside the box and sends a curled shot to beat Maric!
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'Chicharito' with his first shot of the afternoon. It's too wide to worry the keeper.
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Lundkvist had a chance to score, but he was not able to make a correct contact with the ball.
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Most of the play is happening at midfield. Still little clarity from both teams.
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Boniek shoots off-target.
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Katai with the header to the post!
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First chance for Galaxy!

Katai sends a cross that takes a small deflection and Javier Hernández almost reaches it!
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0' | Kick Off

We're underway with the first 45 minutes of the match between Dynamo and Galaxy.
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We're a few minutes from the start of the match! Don't go anywhere!
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Everything set at BBVA Stadium for the start of the 2020 MLS season!

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He's here!

The iconic #14 shirt worn by Hernandez in most of his teams is now part of LA Galaxy's history.

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Dynamo continues their warm up as we get close to the start of the match

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This the ball that Adidas has designed for MLS' 25th season.

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Talk about passion!

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Chants in Spanish from the Houston Dynamo fans who are making their way into BBVA Stadium.

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LA Galaxy and Chicharito have stepped onto the pitch to start their warm up exercises.

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LA Galaxy: Starting XI

Bingham; Depuy, González, Insua, Feltscher; Kitchen, Kljestan, Lletget; Pavón, Katai, Hernández.

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Houston Dynamo: Starting XI

Maric; Figueroa, Struna, Lundkvist, Valentin; Vera, Boniek, Martínez; Rodríguez, McNamara, Manotas.

3:55 PM2 years ago
The pitch at today's venue looks in magnificent form as always. No reason to not have a quality match!

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The party continues from Galaxy fans in the streets of Houston.

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The BBVA Stadium is expected to be at full capacity for today's game as the debut of Hernández is a huge draw for fans.

Will we see a majority of Galaxy shirts?

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The Houston Dynamo will wear an all-black uniform for this historic match against Galaxy.

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Big crowds of LA Galaxy fans in the streets of Houston as they prepare to see the debut of Chicharito in the MLS.


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LIVE Coverage Begins!

We're ready from BBVA Stadium in Houston to bring you the best actions of this match between the Houston Dynamo vs LA Galaxy.

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Today's officiating team

Referee: Jair Marrufo

Assistant Referees: Frank Anderson, Michael Barwegen

4th Official: Alejandro Mariscal

VAR: Jose Carlos Rivero

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Galaxy's Projected Lineup

Bingham; Steres, González, Insua, Feltscher; Kitchen, Corona, Lletget; Pavón, Katai, Hernández.

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Houston's Projected Lineup

Maric; Figueroa, Struna, Lundkvist, Bizama; Vera, Boniek, Martínez; Rodríguez, Hansen, Manotas.


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The captain is here

Not only did Chicharito arrive as the new media sensation for the LA Galaxy, he'll also serve as the locker room leader as he has been given the captain's band for his team.

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New Coach for the Dynamo

Tab Ramos will make his official debut as the boss for Houston Dynamo after his stint in the U-20 US National Team.
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How to watch Houston Dynamo vs Los Angeles Galaxy Live TV and Stream

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If you want to directly stream it: MLS Now.

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2:35 AM2 years ago

Galaxy's preseason

The LA Galaxy recently had four games to prepare for the MLS Season.

They defeated Vancouver Whitecaps (4-1) and Colorado Rapids (2-1), tied against Chicago Fire (1-1) and lost to Toronto FC (1-2).

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Dynamo's preseason

Houston competed in the 2020 Visit Tucson Cup as part of their preseason.

They tied 1-1 against the NY Red Bulls, won 4-0 against Real Salt Lake and then lost 4-1 to Columbus Crew.

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Chicharito's new home!

As one of the founding members of the league, this will be LA Galaxy's 25th MLS season.

After being eliminated by their city rivals in the 2019 Western Conference Semifinals, the Galaxy will try to revamp their squad and compete for the championship.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's departure left a huge void, however it is none other than Javier 'Chicharito' Hernández who will be the new idol at Dignity Health Sports Park.

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Houston needs a change

This will be the Houston Dynamo's 15th season as a MLS team.

After missing the playoffs for the fifth time in six years, the orange team will need to make a serious change if they hope to compete for the MLS Cup.

To do so, they've added important players such Darwin Quintero, Victor Cabrera and Mario Maric to their squad list.

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Kickoff Time

The Houston Dynamo vs Los Angeles Galaxy match will be played at the stadium BBVA Stadium, in Houston, Texas.

The kick-off is scheduled at 3:30pm ET.

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