Ayla reported Monday on restrictions placed on travelling Houston Dynamo supporters in the wake of incidents of bad behavior on a few occasions during the 2011 season.
We will have more from Ayla and the Houston perspective as she puts some thoughts together from the affected groups.
In the meantime, our LA writer Tommy had his camera at the ready at the end of the 2011 MLS Cup. As the final seconds wound down, he was hoping to capture the final whistle and ensuing celebration as his team became League Champions for the third time.
In addition to the victors’ revelry, he captured objects being thrown at players during the final few plays of the match, and an apparent scuffle between Houston supporters and Home Depot Center staff.
So for everyone who has seen the sanctions and been wondering what brought them about, here is Tommy’s video: