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Live Gamethread: Houston Dynamo vs Chivas USA

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Despite a growing injury list the Dynamo hope to turn their fortunes around against the Goats.

Davis is off the injury list but will it be enough?
Davis is off the injury list but will it be enough?
Scott Halleran

The Basics:

Houston Dynamo vs Chivas USA

Saturday, May 3, 9:30CT

StubHub Center, Carson, CA

Broadcast:

CSN Houston (9:30 pregame)

Yahooo Sports Radio 1560 AM and 850 AM (Spanish)

Preview:

Two teams riding looking to reverse lengthy winless runs meet when Chivas USA play host to the Houston Dynamo on Saturday evening at StubHub Center. Chivas saw their current streak extended to seven games without a victory last weekend, in a 1-0 loss to the San Jose Earthquakes. The Dynamo snapped a string of losses but are still six matches without a victory following their 1-1 home draw with the Portland Timbers on Sunday.

REFEREE: Sorin Stoica. AR1 (bench): Kermit Quisenberry; AR2 (opposite): Adam Wienckowski; 4th: Kevin Stott MLS Career: 20 games; FC/gm: 28.3; Y/gm: 4.4; R: 9; pens: 11

SUSPENDED: CHV: Dan Kennedy (through May 4)

WARNINGS:

SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: none

SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: CHV: Oswaldo Minda ... HOU: Jermaine Taylor

DISABLED LIST: none

INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none

Injury Report Presented by Houston Methodist (As of Thursday, May 1)

Dynamo:

OUT: Eric Brunner- R ankle surgery; Ricardo Clark - concussion; Tony Cascio - R knee surgery

DOUBTFUL: Omar Cummings - L hamstring strain

Chivas USA:

OUT: Andrew Jean-Baptiste - sports hernia repair; Tony Lochhead - L hamstring strain; Lyle Martin - R hamstring strain; Thomas McNamara - R ACL/Medial meniscus tear; Mauro Rosales - L adductor strain

QUESTIONABLE: Bobby Burling - R low back irritation; Matthew Dunn - headache

HEAD-TO-HEAD:

ALL-TIME (18 meetings): Chivas USA 2 wins, 13 goals ... Dynamo 11 wins, 33 goals ... Ties 5

AT CHIVAS (8 meetings): Chivas USA 2 wins, 10 goals ... Dynamo 3 wins, 10 goals ... Ties 3