Latest Brian Ching Stories

2009-08-02 00:11:29

Brian Ching had two goals, and Stuart Holden had a goal and an assist Saturday in the Houston Dynamo's 4-3 Major League Soccer win over D.C. United. Brad Davis scored a goal for Houston (10-5-5), and Ching's goals came within a minute of each other late in the first half. Holden's goal, on a penalty kick in the second half, turned out to be the game-winner. D.C. United (6-4-10) scored three times in the second half, getting two goals from Luciano Emilio and one from Fred. Houston, with the...

2009-06-20 22:25:39

Brian Ching's goal in the 89th minute Saturday gave Houston a 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lakes and ran the Dynamo's unbeaten streak to 11 games. Real Salt Lake (4-6-4) scored in the 28th minute on a goal that was credited to Fabian Espindola after initially being recorded as an own goal. RSL played a man down for the final 30 minutes, after defender Jamison Olave was assigned his second yellow card. Ching worked a give-and-go with Brian Mullan to score the equalizer for Houston (8-2-4), his fifth...

2009-05-23 22:45:17

The Houston Dynamo posted a 3-1 Major League Soccer victory Saturday over the San Jose Earthquakes. Houston forward Brian Ching got things in the fourth minute with his fourth goal of the season. Kei Kamara added his second of the season eight minutes later and Craig Waibel gave Houston a 3-0 edge just after the break. Ryan Johnson broke up Houston goalkeeper Pat Onstad's shutout bid in the 53rd minute. Houston (4-2-3) returns to action next Saturday when it hosts Toronto and San Jose...

2009-05-03 16:49:02

Stuart Holden and Brian Ching scored for the Houston Dynamo Sunday in a 2-0 Major League Soccer victory over the New England Revolution. Houston, which started the season without a win in four straight matches, now has a record of 2-2-2, same as New England. Holden fired in a goal from about 25 yards out in the 22nd minute and Ching took a corner kick from Brad Davis and headed home a goal just before the 60-minute mark.

2009-04-19 18:16:45

Houston forward Brian Ching scored in the 20th minute and the Dynamo held on Sunday for a 1-0 Major League Soccer victory over the Colorado Rapids. The win was the first this season for Houston (1-2-2). Ching scored on a shot into the top of the net, beating Colorado goalkeeper Preston Burpo. Colorado (2-2-1) had a chance to tie the contest on a penalty shot late in the match, but Pat Onstad stopped the attempt by Conor Casey.

2009-03-21 22:18:16

The Columbus Crew and the Houston Dynamo ended in a 1-1 tie on Saturday in their Major League Soccer season-opener. Houston forward Brian Ching, the 2006 MLS Cup MVP, opened the scoring for the home side in the 53rd minute, but with less than 10 minutes left in the game, 2008 league and MLS Cup MVP Guillermo Barros Schelotto scored to help the 2008 MLS champions earn the tie. Ching toe-poked a shot past Columbus goalkeeper Will Hesmer, and after Jason Garey headed a long cross pass to...

2006-05-26 20:47:26

By Chris Cowles CLEVELAND, Ohio (Reuters) - Superb strikes from Brian Ching and Clint Dempsey carried a sub-strength U.S. side to a 2-0 victory over Venezuela in a World Cup tune-up on Friday. U.S. coach Bruce Arena took the opportunity to rest most of his first team following a 1-0 loss to Morocco on Tuesday, with only defender Oguchi Onyewu and forward Josh Wolff keeping their places. The U.S. enjoyed the bulk of possession in the first half though Venezuela looked dangerous on...

2006-04-10 21:33:29

By Chris Cowles CARY, North Carolina (Reuters) - The friendly international against Jamaica on Tuesday may not be an all-or-nothing proposition, but for a handful of U.S. players, the game carries an awful lot of weight. Less than three weeks after a largely domestic squad was embarrassed 4-1 by Germany in Dortmund, the U.S. will again field a home-based team in what essentially serves as the last chance to impress on the international stage before coach Bruce Arena names his World...

2006-02-19 17:33:51

FRISCO, Texas (Reuters) - The U.S. enjoyed a 4-0 victory over Guatemala on Sunday, their third straight win as they prepare for the soccer World Cup finals in June. Midfielder Chris Klein scored once and assisted in two other goals in the friendly played in sub-zero temperatures in the Pizza Hut Park. Goals by Bel Olsen and Brian Ching gave the U.S. a 2-0 lead at the break and Eddie Johnson got on the scoresheet just after the interval before Klein chipped in with a fourth....

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