Game Thread: Dynamo at Timbers (2011 - Match 33)

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Houston Dynamo (10-9-13, 43 pts.) vs. Portland Timbers (11-13-7, 40 pts.)
Jeld-Wen Field - Portland, OR - 9:30pm

BROADCAST INFORMATION
Dynamo Weekly on KHOU 11.2 from 9-9:30 p.m.
KHOU 11.2 (ENG TV)
FS Houston Plus (ENG TV)
TV Azteca-51 (SPN TV)
SportsTalk 790 (ENG Radio)
La Ranchera 850 (SPN Radio)

PREVIEW
A massive game in the chase for places in the MLS Cup Playoffs is ahead at Jeld-Wen Field on Friday night when the Portland Timbers play host to the Houston Dynamo. The teams are separated by just three points in the MLS overall table - with the Dynamo holding the final wild card berth ahead of the Timbers, who have a game in hand. The Timbers are coming off a 1-0 win at Vancouver two weeks ago, while the Dynamo haven't lost in four after a 1-1 home draw with Chicago in their last action.

 

REFEREE: Baldomero Toledo. MLS Career: 123 games; FC/gm: 24.8; Y/gm: 3.6; R: 47; pens: 47

INJURY REPORT:

PORTLAND TIMBERS - OUT: GK Adin Brown (concussion); DF Kevin Goldthwaite (L knee ACL rupture); FW Eddie Johnson (concussion); FW Spencer Thompson (R knee); PROBABLE: DF David Horst (L groin strain); GK Troy Perkins (R hip soreness); FW Jorge Perlaza (lower back soreness) HOUSTON DYNAMO - OUT: FW Cam Weaver (R hip)

SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD:

POR: Mike Chabala, Diego Chara, James Marcelin, Rodney Wallace ... HOU: Brad Davis, Adam Moffat

HEAD-TO-HEAD ALL-TIME:

(1 meeting): Timbers 0 wins, 1 goal ... Dynamo 1 win, 2 goals ... Ties 0

Coaches record: Dominic Kinnear v POR: P1 W1 L0 T0 ... John Spencer vs. HOU: P1 W0 L1 T0

DYNAMO STARTING XI & BENCH:

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TIMBERS STARTING XI:

Perkins; Palmer, Brunner, Danso, Chabala; Zizzo, Jewsbury, Chara, Alhassan; Cooper, Nagbe

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