CSN Houston - 3:00 p.m. (2:30 p.m. pregame) CHANNEL LISTINGS
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La Ranchera 850 AM - 3:00 p.m. (2:30 p.m. pregame)
REFEREE: Hilario Grajeda. AR1 (bench): Paul Scott; AR2 (opposite): Kevin Klinger; 4th: Ted Unkel MLS Career: 97 games; FC/gm: 24.1; Y/gm: 3.4; R: 17; pens: 14
HOUSTON DYNAMO -- OUT: Brian Ownby – Right knee sprain
NEW YORK RED BULLS -- OUT: Ian Christianson – Right fifth metatarsal surgery; Heath Pearce – Hip surgery; QUESTIONABLE: Connor Lade – Right knee injury; Roy Miller – Left Achilles injury
- ALL-TIME (17 meetings): Dynamo 3 wins, 17 goals ... Red Bulls 7 wins, 23 goals ... Ties 7
- AT HOUSTON (8 meetings): Dynamo 3 wins, 13 goals ... Red Bulls 1 win, 9 goals ... Ties 4
- The teams are meeting for the third time this season, and the Red Bulls have won both. The Dynamo allowed a club-record four goals in a home match in a 4-1 New York win Sept. 8 at BBVA Compass Stadium; Fabian Espíndola and Jonny Steele scored second-half goals to lead the Red Bulls to a 2-0 win June 30 in Harrison.
- It was New York’s first league win ever in Houston; the Dynamo came into the last meeting 4-0-3 all-time at home vs. New York. The Red Bulls are 6-0-3 all-time at home vs. Houston.
- The Red Bulls did win the second leg of a conference semifinal series in Houston in the 2008 MLS Cup Playoffs, advancing 4-1 on aggregate after a 3-0 win at Robertson Stadium, following a 1-1 draw in the first leg.
- Coaches record: Dominic Kinnear v NY: P22 W6 L8 D8 ... Mike Petke vs. HOU: P2 W2 L0 D0