Here's some reaction from the Dynamo after their 2-0 loss to the Sounders tonight:
Coach Dominic KinnearOn taking away any positives from the match tonight) "We played pretty good tonight. We had about a 10-minute spell there in the first half where we kind of lost our way up to a little bit of luck and then the penalty I've got to take a look at it again, it's hard to tell. You call a penalty in a corner...I think every corner you can call a penalty. It's just the way it went. We lost our way for a little bit, but all-in-all I thought it was a good, spirited performance by us. We got that last little area where we weren't putting in the killer ball and that's the way the game went."
On how Geoff Cameron was at halftime after an unfortunate first half) "He was fine. I said to the guys in here to just get those 10 minutes out of the way, if we can get a goal that brings our way up and puts some pressure on them. We were fine at halftime."
On earning six points out of a possible nine on their current road trip...) "That's good. I think when you take a step back, it is. But you look at tonight and you see we've lost our first game of the year, albeit to a good team. But yeah, six out of nine, winning your first two out of three - it could be a lot worse."(On being the only Eastern Conference team to have won out west this year...) "That doesn't matter. We're just trying to beat whoever we play. It doesn't matter if it's East or West."
On if he is feeling an extra buzz about soccer with a new stadium in Houston) "We're still a little bit away. I think once we get to the closing week and we get to train inside the stadium...I think the whole build up to the game on May 12 there will be a great buzz about the place I think. We've been there for six years now, I think we're pretty well respected as far as a professional sports franchise, but we've always been renting and now we have our own place. I think it definitely cements us as a franchise that's going to stay and build in the community. I'm thrilled it's going to happen. I'm not too excited now because there are still four games to go before we do get that May 12 game. But you talk to me on May 10 or May 11 I'll have butterflies and for many good reasons."