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All the details and your place to talk about the game as the Dynamo take on the Impact.

Trask Smith

Basics

Houston Dynamo vs Montreal Impact

Saturday, September 6, 7:30 CT

BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, TX

Broadcast

CSN Houston (7 p.m. pregame)

Yahoo Sports Radio 1560 AM and 850 AM (Spanish)

Preview

The Houston Dynamo and Montréal Impact meet for the third time this season in a crucial match for both clubs' postseason ambitions when they face off Saturday evening at BBVA Compass Stadium. Both teams find themselves below the red line in the Eastern Conference, the Dynamo five points behind fifth place and the final berth, and the Impact a further eight points back. Both teams are coming off wins, the Dynamo putting an end to their club-record losing skid with a 3-1 win at Sporting KC, while the Impact won a second successive home game, 2-0 vs. Columbus.

Lineups:

REFEREE: Fotis Bazakos. AR1 (bench): Chris Strickland; AR2 (opposite): Matthew Nelson; 4th: Ismail Elfath MLS Career: 31 games; FC/gm: 25.7; Y/gm: 3.4; R: 6; pens: 10

SUSPENDED: HOU: Kofi Sarkodie (caution accumulation; through Sept. 7) ... MTL: Hassoun Camara (through Sept. 7)

WARNINGS:

SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: HOU: Ricardo Clark ... MTL: Karl Ouimette

SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: HOU: Will Bruin ... MTL: Hernan Bernardello, Matteo Ferrari, Felipe Martins, Andres Romero, Dilly Duka, Krzysztof Krol

Injury Report Presented by Houston Methodist (As of Thursday, Sept. 4)


Dynamo:

OUT: Tony Cascio - R knee surgery; Mark Sherrod - L knee ACL tear; Tally Hall - R knee ACL tear; Will Bruin - R mid foot sprain; Jermaine Taylor - concussion

QUESTIONABLE: None.

Montreal:

OUT: Adrian Lopez - knee injury

HEAD-TO-HEAD ALL-TIME (8 meetings): Dynamo 3 wins, 8 goals ... Impact 4 wins, 15 goals ... Ties 1 AT HOUSTON (4 meetings): Dynamo 3 wins, 6 goals ... Impact 0 wins, 1 goals ... Ties 1