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Live Gamethread: New York Red Bulls vs Houston Dynamo

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It all comes down to tonight. After playing to a 2-2 draw Sunday, the Eastern Conference Semifinals return to Harrison, NJ, where the New York Red Bulls host the Houston Dynamo with a spot in the conference finals on the line. Can the Dynamo pull off an upset?

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THE BASICS:

Houston Dynamo at New York Red Bulls (DT preview)
Wednesday, November 6, 7:00 p.m. CT
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

CSN Houston - 7:00 p.m. (6:30 p.m. pregame) CHANNEL LISTINGS
Univision Deportes - 7:00 p.m.
Yahoo Sports Radio 1560 AM (ESPN 97.5 simulcast) - 2:30 p.m. (2:00 p.m. pregame)
La Ranchera 850 AM - 2:30 p.m. (2:00 p.m. pregame)
The blackout restrictions on MLS Live will also be lifted for tonight's match

REFEREES:

REFEREE: Silviu Petrescu; AR1 (bench): Daniel Belleau; AR2 (opposite): Peter Manikowski; 4th: Geoff Gamble

INJURY REPORT:

HOUSTON DYNAMO -- OUT: Jermaine Taylor – Left foot fracture;

NEW YORK RED BULLS -- OUT: Ian Christianson – Right fifth metatarsal surgery; Heath Pearce – Hip surgery;
QUESTIONABLE: Luis Robles – Right knee sprain;
SUSPENDED: Jamison Olave (one game red card suspension)

HEAD-TO-HEAD:

  • LEAGUE HEAD-TO-HEAD: HOU 3 wins, 17 GF ... NY 8 wins, 26 GF ... Ties 7
  • 2013 HEAD-TO-HEAD: HOU 0 wins, 1 GF ... NY 3 wins, 9 GF ... Ties 0
  • AT RED BULL ARENA: 6/30: NY 2, HOU 0 (Alexander 60; Steele 88)
  • MLS CUP PLAYOFFS: HOU 0 wins, 3 GF ... NY 1 win, 6 GF ... 2 ties
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It's come down to one match for all the marbles. Can the Dynamo finish what would be a massive comeback in this tie, or will the force of history be too much? Feel free to stop by here and offer your thoughts on the last leg of this tie.