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Live Gamethread: Houston Dynamo vs Columbus Crew

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The Dynamo look to win two straight games.

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The Basics

Houston Dynamo vs Columbus Crew

Wednesday, May 7, 7:00pm CT

BBVA  Compass Stadium, Houston, Tx

Broadcast:

CSN Plus

Yahooo Sports Radio 1560 AM and 850 AM (Spanish)

Preview:

A pair of clubs now caught in a logjam in the middle of the Eastern Conference will look to make a midweek move as the Houston Dynamo play host to the Columbus Crew on Wednesday evening at BBVA Compass Stadium. The Dynamo put an end to their long winless run last weekend in a 4-1 win at Chivas USA. The Crew have now gone five games without a victory following a bright start, after their 2-0 loss at Sporting Kansas City on Sunday.

REFEREE: Jorge Gonzalez. AR1 (bench): Jeff Muschik; AR2 (opposite): Eric Weisbrod; 4th: Ted Unkel MLS Career: 107 games; FC/gm: 25.2; Y/gm: 3.3; R: 35; pens: 27

SUSPENDED: CLB: Wil Trapp (through May 7)

WARNINGS:

SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: none

SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: HOU: Jermaine Taylor ... CLB: Tony Tchani, Wil Trapp

DISABLED LIST: CLB: Matthew Wiet

INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none

HEAD-TO-HEAD:

ALL-TIME (17 meetings): Dynamo 3 wins, 19 goals ... Crew 5 wins, 23 goals ... Ties 9

AT HOUSTON (8 meetings): Dynamo 2 wins, 10 goals ... Crew 1 win, 8 goals ... Ties 5

Injury Report Presented by Houston Methodist (As of Tuesday, May 6)

Dynamo:

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

Columbus:

OUT: Kingsley "Fifi" Baiden - L groin strain

QUESTIONABLE: Hector Jimenez - R calf strain

DISABLED LIST: Matt Wiet - L ACL reconstruction

UNAVAILABLE: Wil Trapp - (red card)