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Houston Dynamo vs San Jose Earthquakes: Live Gamethread

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The Houston Dynamo host the San Jose Earthquakes at BBVA Compass Stadium looking to tie the MLS record for home unbeaten streak. Join Dynamo Theory for live coverage of all the match action.

Bob Levey

THE BASICS
Houston Dynamo vs. San Jose Earthquakes
Saturday, March 23, 7:30 p.m. CT
BBVA Compass Stadium

BROADCAST INFORMATION
KPRC Local 2 - 7 p.m.
Yahoo! 1560 AM - 7 p.m.
La Ranchera 850 - 7 p.m.

REFEREES
REF: Jose Carlos Rivero. SAR (bench): Peter Manikowski; JAR (opposite): Mark Cahen; 4th: Armando Villarreal MLS Career: 9 games; FC/gm: 26.6; Y/gm: 4.0; R: 4; pens: 4

INJURY REPORT

HOUSTON DYNAMO -- OUT: Calen Carr - Left knee QUESTIONABLE: Kofi Sarkodie - Concussion

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES -- Out: Mehdi Ballouchy (L - torn ACL), Steven Beitashour (Sports hernia repair), Steven Lenhart (R - knee surgery), Tommy Muller (Lower back spasms); Doubtful: None; Questionable: Mike Fucito (L - foot laceration), Marvin Chavez (R - MCL sprain), Alan Gordon (L foot surgery); Probable: Marcus Tracy (R quad strain) .

HEAD-TO-HEAD

  • ALL-TIME (10 meetings): Dynamo 5 wins, 14 goals ... Earthquakes 4 wins, 13 goals ... Ties 1
  • AT HOUSTON (4 meetings): Dynamo 3 wins, 8 goals ... Earthquakes 1 win, 5 goals ... Ties 0
  • LAST YEAR (MLS): 3/17: SJ 0, HOU 1 (Davis 14)
  • This is the only league meeting between the teams this season.
  • The Dynamo have won the last two meetings between the teams, including the only encounter a season ago, a 1-0 victory at AT&T Park in San Francisco on March 17.
  • The two teams have shared a pitched rivalry since the Earthquakes returned to the league in 2008, after the Dynamo moved to Houston from San Jose in 2006. They had split their season series in each of the first four
    years after the Quakes' return before last year.
  • Coaches record: Dominic Kinnear vs. SJ: P10 W5 L4 D1... Frank Yallop vs. HOU: P16 W6 L7 D3

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