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Garrido signs with Houston, Bengtson loaned out
by Paul Kennedy, July 25th, 2014 6:19PM

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TAGS:  honduras, houston dynamo, mls, new england revolution

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[MLS TRANSACTIONS] Houston Dynamo acquired 23-year-old midfielder Luis Garrido, who started two games for Honduras at the World Cup, on loan from Olimpia.
In another loan deal involving a Honduran World Cup player, the New England Revolution has sent Jerry Bengtson to Belgrano in Argentina.

Garrido, a central midfielder, has 22 caps for Los Catrachos, including 11 starts in qualifying matches for the 2014 World Cup. He also played at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

His signing gives the struggling Dynamo more help in midfield. It traded central midfielder Warren Creavalle in the deal with Toronto FC that allowed it to sign DaMarcus Beasley.

“I think he is a good player,” said Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear in a statement. “He has a good amount of bite in the middle of the field, good energy and is a good passer of the ball. We have watched him for a few years in the Concacaf Champions League and World Cup qualifiers, and he showed well in the World Cup. We think he is a player that will fit in with the way we play; it’s a good opportunity to bring him here.”

Bengtson was signed as a Designated Player in 2012 but never fit in at New England. He scored just four goals in 36 MLS appearances. This season, he started only one game as he dropped on the Revs' depth chart behind new arrivals Patrick Mullins and Teal Bunbury.

MLS WEEK 20: Results:
Friday, July 25
Colorado 3 Chivas USA 0.
COL: Nick LaBrocca (Dillon Serna) 16
COL: Drew Moor (Dillon Powers) 26
COL: Gabriel Torres (Carlos Alvarez) 74
Att.: 14,652.

Thursday, July 24
Real Salt Lake 3 Montreal 1.
RSL Luke Mulholland (Chris Schuler) 3
MTL: Hassoun Camara (Calum Mallace) 31
RSL: Olmes Garcia (Javier Morales, Joao Plata) 70
RSL: Olmes Garcia (Javier Morales) 90+3
Red Card: MTL – Issey Nakajima-Farran 65.
Att.: 20,398.



Wednesday, July 23
San Jose 4 Chicago 1.
SJ: Shea Salinas (Yannick Djalo) 45
SJ: Atiba Harris 52
SJ: Chris Wondolowski (Yannick Djalo) 62
CHI: Grant Ward (Matt Watson) 75
SJ: Yannick Djalo (Cordell Cato) 79
SJ: Cordell Cato (Chris Wondolowski, Yannick Djalo) 8

MLS WEEK 20: Schedule:
Saturday, July 26
7 pm ET
Toronto FC vs. Sporting KC
7:30 pm ET
New England vs. Columbus
Sunday, July 27
5 pm ET
Vancouver vs. FC Dallas
8 pm ET
Montreal vs. Portland, UDN

MLS Standings:
EASTERN CONFERENCE
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
35 Sporting KC 10-5-5 29/18
34 D.C. United 10-5-4 29/20
26 Toronto FC 7-5-5 26/23
24 New York 5-6-9 32/31
23 New England 7-10-2 24/31
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23 Philadelphia 5-8-8 33/35
23 Columbus 5-7-8 23/26
20 Chicago 3-5-11 27/33
19 Houston 5-11-4 22/40
14 Montreal 3-11-5 19/34

WESTERN CONFERENCE
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
38 Seattle 12-4-2 35/24
32 Real Salt Lake 8-4-8 31/26
30 Colorado 8-6-6 31/24
29 FC Dallas 8-7-5 32/29
27 LA Galaxy 7-4-6 26/16
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27 Vancouver 6-4-9 29/27
24 Portland 5-6-9 32/33
23 Chivas USA 6-9-5 21/33
20 San Jose 5-8-5 22/20
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MLS: Leading Scorers
G PLAYER, TEAM
17 Bradley Wright-Phillips, New York
14 Erick Torres, Chivas USA
14 Dom Dwyer, Sporting KC
11 Jermain Defoe, Toronto FC
10 Robbie Keane, LA Galaxy
9 Clint Dempsey, Seattle
8 Obafemi Martins, Seattle
8 Sebastien Le Toux, Philadelphia
8 Joao Plata, Real Salt Lake

MLS WEEK 21: Schedule:
Monday, July 28
10 pm ET
Seattle vs. LA Galaxy, ESPN2, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes
Wednesday, July 30
7 pm ET
D.C. United vs. Toronto FC, MLS LIVE
7:30 pm ET
New England vs. Colorado, MLS LIVE
8:30 pm ET
Chicago vs. Vancouver
9 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. New York, ESPN2, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes
Friday, August 1
8 pm ET
Sporting KC vs. Philadelphia, NBCSN
Saturday, August 2
2:30 pm ET
LA Galaxy vs. Portland, NBC
5 pm ET
Montreal vs. Toronto FC
7 pm ET
New York vs. New England
8:30 pm ET
Chicago vs. Columbus
9 pm ET
Colorado vs. Real Salt Lake
10:30 pm ET
San Jose vs. Seattle, NBCSN
Sunday, August 3
8 pm ET
Houston vs. D.C. United, UDN
10 pm ET
Chivas USA vs. FC Dallas

MLS WEEK 22: Schedule:
Wednesday, August 6  
9:30 pm ET
MLS All-Stars vs. Bayern Munich, ESPN2, UniMas
Friday, August 8   
10:30 pm ET
LA Galaxy vs. San Jose, NBCSN
Saturday, August 9
7 pm ET
Philadelphia vs. Montreal
7:30 pm ET
Columbus vs. Toronto FC
9 pm ET
FC Dallas vs. Colorado
10 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. D.C. United
10:30 pm ET
Portland vs. Chivas USA
Sunday, August 10
8 pm ET
Chicago vs. New York, UDN
Vancouver vs. Sporting KC
10:30 pm ET
Seattle vs. Houston, ESPN2, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes

MLS WEEK 23: Schedule:
Friday, August 15
9 pm ET
Houston vs. Philadelphia, NBCSN
Saturday, August 16
2:30 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. Seattle, NBCSN
6:30 pm ET
Montreal vs. Chicago
7:30 pm ET
Columbus vs. LA Galaxy
New England vs. Portland
8:30 pm ET
Sporting KC vs. Toronto FC
10:30 pm ET
Chivas USA vs. Vancouver
San Jose vs. FC Dallas
Sunday, August 17
8 pm ET
D.C. United vs. Colorado, UDN


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