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REFEREE: Edvin Jurisevic. AR1 (bench): Sean Hurd; AR2 (opposite): Peter Balciunas; 4th: Mathieu Bourdeau MLS Career: 65 games; FC/gm: 22.7; Y/gm: 3.5; R: 8; pens: 9
HOUSTON DYNAMO -- OUT: Brian Ownby – Right knee sprain; QUESTIONABLE: Calen Carr – Left knee; Eric Brunner – Right ankle sprain; Andrew Driver – Right calf strain;
NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION -- OUT: Gabe Latigue – Right ACL surgery; Ryan Guy – Right groin irritation; Clyde Simms – Right turf toe; QUESTIONABLE: Juan Agudelo – Right hamstring strain; Luis Soffner – Right hip flexor strain
- ALL-TIME (16 meetings): Revolution 7 wins, 21 goals ... Dynamo 4 wins, 16 goals ... Ties 5
- AT NEW ENGLAND (8 meetings): Revolution 2 wins, 12 goals ... Dynamo 2 wins, 11 goals ... Ties 4
- The teams are meeting for the third time this season. Adam Moffat scored a pair of goals – both on long-range bombs – to lead Houston to a 2-1 victory July 13 at Gillette Stadium. Diego Fagundez and Juan Agudelo scored goals in a 2-0 New England victory on May 18 at BBVA Compass Stadium.
- The Revolution have won on five of their last seven visits to Houston. New England last defeated Houston at Gillette Stadium in 2010.
- 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: P21 W7 L7 D7 ... Jay Heaps vs. HOU: P4 W1 L2 D1