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Houston Dynamo vs New York Red Bulls: Live Gamethread

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The Houston Dynamo travel to New Jersey to take on the New York Red Bulls in an Eastern Conference battle.

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THE BASICS
Houston Dynamo at New York Red Bulls
Sunday, June 30, 1:00 p.m. CT
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ

BROADCAST INFORMATION
ESPN2 - 1:00 p.m. CHANNEL LISTINGS
Yahoo! Sports Radio 1560 AM - 1:00 p.m. (12:30 p.m. pregame)
La Ranchera 850 AM - 1:00 p.m. (12:30 p.m. pregame)

REFEREES
Hilario Grajeda. AR1 (bench): Bill Dittmar; AR2 (opposite): Brian Poeschel; 4th: Kevin Terry Jr. MLS Career: 87 games; FC/gm: 24.3; Y/gm: 3.4; R: 15; pens: 13

INJURY REPORT

HOUSTON DYNAMO -- OUT: Calen Carr - left knee; Anthony Arena - right ankle sprain; QUESTIONABLE: Brad Davis - left hamstring strain; Boniek Garcia - right hamstring strain

NEW YORK RED BULLS -- OUT: Ian Christianson - right foot injury, Digao - heel injury

HEAD-TO-HEAD

  • ALL-TIME (15 meetings): Red Bulls 5 wins, 17 goals ... Dynamo 3 wins, 16 goals ... Ties 7
  • AT NEW YORK (7 meetings): Red Bulls 5 wins, 12 goals ... Dynamo 0 wins, 4 goals ... Ties 3
  • RETURN MATCHES: 9/8: Houston Dynamo vs. New York Red Bulls, 4 p.m. CT (UniMas); 10/20: Houston Dynamo vs. New York Red Bulls, 4 p.m. CT (UniMas)
  • The visiting team has never won in league play in the all-time series between the teams. The Red Bulls are 5- 0-3 all-time at home vs. Houston; the Dynamo are 4-0-3 all-time at home vs. New York.
  • 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 vs. TOR: P14 W4 L3 D7 ... Ryan Nelsen vs. HOU: P1 W0 L0 D1