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Some of you may no doubt wonder where in the world the name "Orange in the Oven" comes from. As you know, the primary colors for the Dynamo and Dash are orange, so they are the “Orange” in “Orange in the Oven”.
The “Oven”? Starting right about this time of year, BBVA Compass Stadium can only best be described as an oven. Within that oven, Houston blends a recipe of one part the best teams in MLS and NWSL, one part the best fans in both leagues and one part the hottest most humid conditions opposing teams can possibly imagine.
Over the course of 90 minutes, we cook opponents in that oven until they collapse like a soufflé that has been prepared incorrectly. Come the final 20 minutes of the match, they are dead men walking and that is when we strike. So, BBVA Compass Stadium is the “Oven” in “Orange in the Oven”.
So there you have it, the background and logic behind the name “Orange in the Oven”. Sporting Kansas City has its Cauldron, but we have our oven. We hope you like the name and have a bit of fun with it.
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