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Houston Dynamo kick off a three game road stretch against DC United.

Last year the Dynamo won all three games they played against United.
Last year the Dynamo won all three games they played against United.
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The Basics

Houston Dynamo vs DC United

Wednesday, May 21, 6pm CT

RFK Stadium, Washington DC

Broadcast Information

CSN Houston (5:30 p.m. pregame)

Yahoo Sports Radio 1560 AM and 850 AM (Spanish).

Preview

A key clash at the top end of the Eastern Conference is ahead at midweek as D.C. United play host to the Houston
Dynamo at RFK Stadium on Wednesday evening. United find themselves sitting in fourth place in the East, coming off a
1-1 home draw with Montréal last weekend. The Dynamo are just two points ahead, in a tie for second place in the
division following their 1-0 win against the LA Galaxy to conclude a three-game homestand.

REFEREE: Alan Kelly. AR1 (bench): Peter Manikowski; AR2 (opposite): Matthew Kreitzer; 4th: Mark Geiger
MLS Career: 3 games; FC/gm: 30.7; Y/gm: 3.0; R: 1; pens: 2


WARNINGS:

SUSPENDED: DC:Eddie Johnson
SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: HOU: Jermaine Taylor
SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: DC: Perry Kitchen
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: HOU: Brad Davis (USA); Boniek Garcia (Honduras)

Injury Report Presented by Houston Methodist (As of Thursday, May 15

Houston Dynamo: OUT: Eric Brunner – R ankle surgery; Ricardo Clark – concussion; Tony Cascio – R knee surgery UNAVAILABLEBrad Davis (International duty); Boniek Garcia (International duty)

 DC United: OUT: Chris Pontius – L hamstring QUESTIONABLESean Franklin – R foot

HEAD-TO-HEAD
ALL-TIME (18 meetings): United 4 wins, 16 goals … Dynamo 12 wins, 35 goals … Ties 2
AT RFK STADIUM (9 meetings): United 4 wins, 12 goals … Dynamo 4 wins, 16 goals … Ties 1
RETURN MATCHES: 8/3: Houston Dynamo vs. D.C. United, 7 p.m. CT; 10/12: Houston Dynamo vs. D.C. United, 2 p.m. CT