"I don't think we're the prettiest of teams. We're not glamorous. We don't hoot and holler and talk about ourselves too much. We just go about our way. I wouldn't say people overlook us -- I think they respect us -- but they don’t really see us in the vein of wonderful teams. If it comes down to results, four MLS Cups in seven years at the start of the franchise is pretty impressive."
-- Houston Dynamo coach Dominic Kinnear after his team prevailed over D.C. United in MLS's Eastern Conference final to return to MLS Cup, which last year it lost to the Los Angeles Galaxy, its foe again this year in the final Dec. 1. Kinnear guided Houston to MLS Cup wins in 2006 and 2007. (MLSSoccer.com)