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  • April 14, 2013
  • • 17:08
  • • BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas
  • Referee: E. Jurisevic
  • • Attendance: 18942
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MLS Preview: Houston Dynamo - Chicago Fire

MLS Preview: Houston Dynamo - Chicago Fire

Bob Levey

Houston can set an MLS record of 35 straight home games without a loss against the visiting Fire, who haven't won in Houston since 2007.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Houston Dynamo (4-4-2): Hall; Ashe, Boswell, Taylor, Sarkodie; Davis, Clark, Moffat, Driver; Barnes, Cummings.

Injury Report:

OUT: Calen Carr (L knee), Will Bruin (L hamstring strain)
Chicago Fire (4-4-2): S. Johnson, Thompson, Berry, Anibaba, Jumper; Lindpere, Larentowicz, Pause, Paladini; MacDonald, Rolfe.

Injury Report:

QUESTIONABLE: Alex (R calf contusion), Dilly Duka (R hamstring tightness), Patrick Nyarko (R hamstring tightness)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Chicago earned its first win of the season last week in a 3-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls.
  • Daniel Paladini scored one and assisted two. Prior to that game, he had three goals and three assists in MLS.
  • Houston will set an MLS record if it manages to avoid a defeat here. The Dynamo have gone 34 home games without a loss.
  • The Fire won in Robertson Stadium -- the Dynamo's old home -- in 2006 and 2007, on its first two visits, and have not done so since.
  • These teams met in the knockout round of the playoffs last year, with Houston advancing after a 3-1 win in Chicago.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Houston Dynamo

Chicago Fire

Wins
2
2
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Houston Dynamo HOU
Houston Dynamo Houston Dynamo
Draw
Chicago Fire FIR
Chicago Fire Chicago Fire
37%
25%
38%

Top 3 Predictions

Houston Dynamo HOU
1 - 2
Chicago Fire FIR
Houston Dynamo HOU
2 - 2
Chicago Fire FIR
Houston Dynamo HOU
3 - 1
Chicago Fire FIR

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