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Houston Dynamo manager Wilmer Cabrera was fired Tuesday by assistant coach Davy Arnaud as interim coach for the rest of the season.

Dynamo kicked off the 2019 campaign in vivid fashion, bursting at full speed. with an 6-1-1 form. But the results, especially after his contingent of international players returned to play for their respective countries, disintegrated. Now, Cabrera, who drove Dynamo for the American Open Cup Lamar Hunt barely a year ago, is out of work. He is the fifth MLS coach to lose his job this season, joining Alan Koch of FC Cincinnati, Anthony Hudson of Colorado, Brad Friedel of New England and Mike Petke of Real Salt Lake.

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. We thank Wilmer for all his hard work and dedication over the last two and a half seasons with Houston Dynamo, including the title of last year's US Open Cup. General Manager Matt Jordan. "At this point, we, as a club, believe that the team will have a new perspective as we enter the last third of our season and try to qualify for the playoffs."

Cabrera had a record of 32-39-22. in MLS regular season with Dynamo after taking his responsibilities before the 2017 season. He had previously led Chivas USA, coaching the Goats for the 2014 campaign before the team broke up. He spent five years as manager of 17's 2012 17 US National Team at 2016, as well as a season with Dynamo affiliate Rio Grande Valley FC Toros in XNUMX.

Arnaud was in his third season as a Dynamo assistant, having been DC United's assistant. He enters the role of manager with only nine games to play in the regular season. Houston is currently ninth in the Western Conference standings, six points behind FC Dallas for seventh and last place in the playoffs.

As a player, Arnaud spent his entire MLS career with Sporting Kansas. City, the Montreal Impact and DC United. He was part of the Kansas City team that won the American Open Cup Lamar Hunt 2004. During his career, he played 368 league and playoff games, scoring 54 goals and 47 aids.

Internationally, Arnaud played seven games for the United States, scoring a goal.

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