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Game Thread: Dynamo v DC United, 2012 MLS Match 8


It's here at last! The inaugural MLS match at the Dynamo's new home, BBVA Compass Stadium! I'm guessing most of the usual suspects that discuss matches here will be at the stadium, but for anyone not able to be in attendance, this thread's for you.

NBC Sports Network - 3:30 p.m. (Comcast: SD=49 HD=649; AT&T U-Verse: SD= 640 HD=1640; DirecTV: 603; Dish Network: 151)
KBME 790 (ENG Radio)
La Ranchera 850 (SPN Radio)

REFEREE: Hilario Grajeda. MLS Career: 64 games; FC/gm: 24.5; Y/gm: 3.5; R: 14; pens: 9

HOUSTON DYNAMO -- OUT: DF Kofi Sarkodie (R foot sprain); GK Erich Marscheider (R shoulder sprain); FW Brian Ownby (L elbow dislocation)
D.C. UNITED - OUT: MF Lance Rozeboom (L ACL tear); DF Emiliano Dudar (L hamstring strain); DOUBTFUL: MF Marcelo Saragosa (R soleus strain); MF Nick DeLeon (L hamstring strain); QUESTIONABLE: DF Dejan Jakovic (L ankle sprain); PROBABLE: MF Kurt Morsink (L foot neurectomy); FW Josh Wolff (L hamstring strain); DF Ethan White (R knee surgery)

ALL-TIME (13 meetings): Dynamo 7 wins, 22 goals ... United 4 wins, 15 goals ... Ties 2
AT HOUSTON (6 meetings): Dynamo 5 wins, 12 goals ... United 0 wins, 4 goals ... Ties 1
FUTURE MATCH: 7/15: Houston Dynamo vs. D.C. United, 8 p.m. CT (Galavision)
United have never won in Houston, in six all-time visits.
The Dynamo have a three-game home winning streak alive vs. D.C. United.
United's win in the first meeting this year was their first since a 1-0 triumph April 4, 2009 at RFK Stadium.
The Dynamo had four of the previous five meetings, with one draw.
Coaches record: Dominic Kinnear vs. DC: P18 W8 L6 D4 ... Ben Olsen v HOU: P4 W1 L2 D1

Dynamo Starting XI & Bench: