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Live Game Thread: Houston Dynamo vs Toronto FC

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Houston take on Toronto FC for the second game in a row.

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

The Basics

Houston Dynamo vs Toronto FC

Saturday, July 19, 8pmCT

BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, TX

Broadcast

CSN Houston Plus (7:30 p.m. CT pregame)

Telemundo Houston (11 p.m. CT)

Yahoo Sports Radio 1560 AM and 850 AM (Spanish)

Preview

The Houston Dynamo and Toronto FC meet for the second time in as many weekends, when the clubs clash Saturday evening at BBVA Compass Stadium. Toronto FC roared back from an early two-goal deficit when the club met last weekend at BMO Field, scoring four unanswered goals for the victory, extending the Dynamo's winless streak to seven games. In the meantime, TFC reached a 1-1 draw at midweek with Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Toronto.

REFEREE: Juan Guzman. AR1 (bench): Kevin Klinger; AR2 (opposite): Fabio Tovar; 4th: Jair Marrufo MLS Career: 44 games; FC/gm: 25.2; Y/gm: 3.5; R: 15; pens: 11

SUSPENDED: HOU: Jermaine Taylor (caution accumulation; through July 20)

WARNINGS:

SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: TOR: Jermain Defoe SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: HOU: Will Bruin, Kofi Sarkodie, Ricardo Clark, Warren Creavalle ... TOR: Jackson, Doneil Henry, Steven Caldwell

DISABLED LIST: none

INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none

Injury Report Presented by Houston Methodist (As of Thursday, July 17)

Dynamo:

OUT: Tony Cascio - R knee surgery; Mark Sherrod - L knee ACL tear

Toronto FC:

OUTBright Dike - L Achilles surgery; Steven Caldwell - R quadriceps; Mark Bloom - L knee sprain; Jackson - R hamstring tightness

HEAD-TO-HEAD ALL-TIME (16 meetings): Dynamo 4 wins, 22 goals ...Toronto FC 4 wins, 18 goals ... Ties 8

AT HOUSTON (8 meetings): Dynamo 3 wins, 13 goals ... Toronto FC 1 win, 7 goals ... Ties 4