Houston kicks off their 2016 preseason against the Portland Timbers in Arizona. The team will spend much of their preseason in the desert. This will be the first chance for fans to see Houston's new signings in action and how the new defensive players may stack up again the reigning MLS Champs. Fans are anxious to watch the likes of David Rocha and Agus in action as well as to see how returning players like Cubo Torres and Giles Barnes do.
The Timbers have already held one preseason game where they faced FC Tucson and lost 1-0. This will also be a chance for fans on both sides to get a look at the players on trial with each team.
You can check out our top story lines heading into preseason here.
Kino Sports Complex, Tucson, AZ
Wednesday, February 3 at 7 pm CT