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Houston Dynamo vs New England Revolution: Live Gamethread

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Join Dynamo Theory in our live gamethread as the Houston Dynamo welcome New England to BBVA Compass Stadium. After suffering their first loss in 23 months at home, the Dynamo are looking to start a new streak.

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THE BASICS
Houston Dynamo vs New England Revolution
Saturday, May 18, 7:30 p.m. CT
BBVA Compass Stadium

BROADCAST INFORMATION
KPRC Local 2 - 7:30 p.m. (7 p.m. pregame)
Yahoo! Sports Radio 1560 AM - 7:30 p.m. (7 p.m. pregame)
La Ranchera 850 AM - 7:30 p.m. (7 p.m. pregame)

REFEREES
Edvin Jurisevic. AR1 (bench): George Gansner; AR2 (opposite): Frank Anderson; 4th: Armando Villarreal; MLS Career: 57 games; FC/gm: 22.5; Y/gm: 3.5; R: 4; pens: 7

INJURY REPORT

HOUSTON DYNAMO -- OUT: Calen Carr - Left knee; Omar Cummings - Right knee; QUESTIONABLE: Tyler Deric - Left ankle; Cam Weaver - lower back

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION -- OUT: Kevin Alston (Disable List / illness) A.J. Soares (Right hamstring strain); QUESTIONABLE: Kelyn Rowe (right calf tightness) Jose Goncalves (right adductor tightness)

HEAD-TO-HEAD

  • ALL-TIME (14 meetings): Dynamo 3 wins, 14 goals ... Revolution 6 wins, 18 goals ... Ties 5
  • AT HOUSTON (7 meetings): Dynamo 2 wins, 5 goals ... Revolution 4 wins, 7 goals ... Ties 1
  • LAST YEAR (MLS): 5/19: NE 2, HOU 2 (Sene 26, 57 - Bruin 32; Camargo 87)
  • The Dynamo have won the last two games between the teams in Houston, including a 2-0 victory last Sept. 29 in the first game at BBVA Compass Stadium. Those are their only two home wins lifetime vs. the Revolution; the Revs had won on four consecutive trips to Houston.
  • The last two meetings at Gillette Stadium have ended in draws, including a 2-2 result last year in the only encounter between the clubs.
  • The teams have played for three cups. They met in back-to-back MLS Cup Finals in 2006 and 2007, the Dynamo winning on both occasions (on penalty kicks in MLS Cup 2006; 2-1 in MLS Cup 2007). They also met in the 2008 SuperLiga final (won by New England on penalties).
  • Coaches record: Dominic Kinnear vs. NE: P19 W6 L6 D7 ... Jay Heaps vs. HOU: P2 W0 L1 D1