Kinnear admits Houston Dynamo face uphill task in Mexico
Houston Dynamo Head Coach Dominic Kinnear is very aware that his team will need to make history now after their 1-1 home draw with Atlante FC in the CONCACAF Champions League. With Houston now needing to score in the return leg and look for a win on Mexican soil, which historically has not been achieved by a MLS team in a competitive match, Kinnear told reporters: "The 1-1 score makes it a little more difficult as we make our way down to Cancun. It is a good result for them and it is not a terrible result for us. It is not impossible. We just need to win a game away from home and that is something that we have done before."
With Atlante levelling the game in the 82nd minute after a Bobby Boswell header had given Houston the lead, Kinnear continued: "I thought we were good and I thought it was unfortunate that we did not come out of the first half with more goals. We had some good chances, some really good looks. I don't think they realized how good of a team we had, and tonight I think they were a little bit more prepared for us. Just because you beat a team 4-0 six months ago, doesn't mean you are going to beat them 4-0 the next time you see them."
Houston Dynamo face Atlante FC in the 2nd leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarter final on March 3rd in Cancun.
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