CSN Houston - 6:30 p.m. (6:00 p.m. pregame) CHANNEL LISTINGS
Mega TV - 6:30 p.m. (6:00 p.m. pregame) CHANNEL LISTINGS
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La Ranchera 850 AM - 6:00 p.m. (5:30 p.m. pregame)
Jair Marrufo. AR1 (bench): Frank Anderson; AR2 (opposite): Fabio Tovar; 4th: Chris Penso MLS Career: 154 games; FC/gm: 24.0; Y/gm: 3.0; R: 32; pens: 45
HOUSTON DYNAMO -- OUT: Tyler Deric – Right thumb fracture; QUESTIONABLE: Omar Cummings – Left knee MCL sprain; Left knee; Ricardo Clark – Illness
COLUMBUS CREW -- OUT: Eddie Gaven – Left ACL surgery; Glauber – Left ACL surgery; Andy Gruenebaum – Left shoulder weakness; Matias Sanchez – Left calf strain; QUESTIONABLE: Aaron Schoenfeld – Right shoulder sprain; UNAVAILABLE: Federico Higuain (suspension); Danny O’Rourke (suspension)
- ALL-TIME (16 meetings): Crew 4 wins, 21 goals ... Dynamo 3 wins, 19 goals ... Ties 9
- AT COLUMBUS (8 meetings): Crew 3 wins, 13 goals ... Dynamo 1 win, 9 goals ... Ties 4
- The teams are meeting for the third time this season. Brad Davis, Will Bruin and Cam Weaver all scored for the Dynamo in a 3-1 win Aug. 3 at BBVA Compass Stadium; the teams played to a 1-1 draw June 1 in Houston as the Dynamo’s Warren Creavalle and Federico Higuain of Columbus traded goals.
- The Dynamo win snapped a nine-game Crew unbeaten streak against the Dynamo. Houston had last defeated the Crew on Aug. 2, 2008; the teams had played to four consecutive draws.
- It also snapped a four-game winless streak at home for the Dynamo vs. the Crew. Columbus had taken points from six of seven visits there all-time; the Dynamo’s only previous home win in the series came in 2008.
- Coaches record: Dominic Kinnear vs. CLB: P20 W5 L6 T9 ... Brian Bliss vs. HOU: first game