Originally written on Total MLS  |  Last updated 8/19/13
When native Texan Clint Dempsey first came on the field at BBVA Compass Stadium for warm-ups, and again during pre-game introductions, he was loudly cheered by the Dynamo fans. Dempsey’s return to MLS has been a hot topic for months and with the Nacogdoches born star playing at “home”, fans snapped at the chance to see Dempsey, resulting in a sellout. While the US National Team captain may have been the story, Giles Barnes and the Dynamo quickly spoiled that party.   In a game that very well could have ended 5-4 to either side, Barnes put the Dynamo up early with two first half goals. The Englishman’s first tally came about after some fine work from fellow forward Will Bruin. Bruin kept with a ball in the box as he drifted left of the goal. After keeping possession and pulling Seattle keeper Michael Gspurning out of his net. Bruin turned to find Barnes arriving in the box. Barnes was able to shoot into the nearly empty net and open the scoring.    Barnes se...
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