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Drew Fischer. AR1 (bench): Craig Lowry; AR2 (opposite): Mike Kampmeinert; 4th: Younes Marrakchi MLS Career: 19 games; FC/gm: 25.9; Y/gm: 2.9; R: 2; pens: 6
HOUSTON DYNAMO -- OUT: Tyler Deric – Right thumb fracture; QUESTIONABLE: Omar Cummings – Left knee MCL sprain; Left knee; Ricardo Clark – Illness
CHICAGO FIRE -- None.
- ALL-TIME (17 meetings): Fire 4 wins, 21 goals ... Dynamo 7 wins, 25 goals ... Ties 6
- AT CHICAGO (8 meetings): Fire 2 wins, 10 goals ... Dynamo 3 wins, 12 goals ... Ties 3
- The teams are meeting for the third time this season. A late Brad Davis goal snapped a 1-1 tie to give the Dynamo the victory, April 14 at BBVA Compass Stadium; on July 27, Chicago’s Mike Magee and Houston’s Cam Weaver traded goals two minutes apart to leave the teams in a 1-1 draw in Houston.
- In league play, the Dynamo last won in Bridgeview in 2009. The Fire won at Robertson Stadium in 2006 and 2007 in their first two trips ever to Houston – and have not won there since.
- The teams also met a year ago in the Knockout Round of the MLS Cup Playoffs, the Dynamo taking a 2-1 victory at Toyota Park on their way to an eventual appearance in MLS Cup 2012.
- Coaches record: Dominic Kinnear v CHI: P22 W8 L6 D8 ... Frank Klopas vs. HOU: P6 W1 L1 D4