CSN Houston - 7:30 p.m. (7:00 p.m. pregame) CHANNEL LISTINGS
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REFEREE: Ramon Hernandez. SAR (bench): Isreal Fernandez; JAR (opposite): Marcos de Oliveira; 4th: TBA
MLS Career: 36 games; FC/gm: 28.2; Y/gm: 4.3; R: 7; pens: 9
HOUSTON DYNAMO -- OUT: Warren Creavalle – Knee tendonitis; Servando Carrasco: Right ankle sprain; Eric Brunner – Right ankle sprain
NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION -- OUT: Andrew Farrell (L tibial stress reaction); Lee Nguyen (R groin strain); QUESTIONABLE: Andy Dorman (concussion); Jose Goncalves; (R quad strain); Saer Sene (L ankle surgery); Chris Tierney ( L hamstring strain)
- ALL-TIME (17 meetings): Dynamo 4 wins, 17 goals … Revolution 7 wins, 22 goals … Ties 6
- AT HOUSTON (8 meetings): Dynamo 2 wins, 5 goals … Revolution 5 wins, 9 goals … Ties 1
- RETURN MATCHES: 4/12: New England Revolution vs. Houston Dynamo, 5 p.m. ET; 10/16: Houston Dynamo vs. New England Revolution, 7 p.m. CT
- The clubs evenly split their three games a season ago. Each won at the other’s home ground – Houston taking a 2-0 victory May 18 in the only contest at BBVA Compass Stadium – before the teams concluded their series with a draw in Foxborough in September.
- 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: P22 W7 L7 D8 … Jay Heaps vs. HOU: P5 W1 L2 D2