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July 13, 2013 7:30 PM EDT
Gillette Stadium — Foxborough, Massachusetts
Referee:‬ A. Villarreal‎
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MLS Preview: New England Revolution - Houston Dynamo

The stage is set for a hard-fought match between two teams on the Eastern Conference playoff bubble.

By Keith Hickey

Lee Nguyen
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New England Revolution (4-5-1): Shuttleworth; Farrell, McCarthy, Goncalves, Tierney; Fsgundez, Rowe, Caldwell, Nguyen, Sene, Barrett.


OUT: Juan Agudelo (R knee sprain), Kevin Alston (illness) - DL
Houston Dynamo (4-4-2): Hall; Creavalle, Boswell, Brunner, Taylor; Garcia, Moffat, Clark, Driver; Cummings, Barnes.


OUT: Anthony Arena (R ankle sprain), Calen Carr (L knee), Brad Davis (L hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Boniek Garcia (R hamstring strain)
  • These teams are trading paint in the battle for the final playoff spot in the East. Houston holds the berth with 26 points from 18 games, but New England is just behind, on 24 from 17.
  • They've already met once in the league. New England became the second away team ever to take al three points from BBVA Compass Stadium with a 2-0 win on May 18.
  • Ricardo Clark's goal against Philadelphia on Saturday ended a 299-minute scoreless streak for the Orange. It was Houston's first goal since June 1.
  • New England leads the all-time series between these two sides, with eight wins from 18 meetings. Houston has five wins, and they pair have split five draws.
  • The Revs' main offensive weapon this season has been Diego Fagundez. The teenager has lead the way with five goals and four assists.

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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 12, 2014 New England Revolution 2 - Houston Dynamo 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 8, 2014 Houston Dynamo 4 - New England Revolution 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 28, 2013 New England Revolution 1 - Houston Dynamo 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 13, 2013 New England Revolution 1 - Houston Dynamo 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 18, 2013 Houston Dynamo 0 - New England Revolution 2
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Available Squads
22Bobby ShuttleworthGoalkeeper
2Andrew FarrellDefender
15Stephen McCarthyMidfielder
23José GonçalvesDefender
6Scott CaldwellMidfielder
8Chris TierneyDefender
11Kelyn RoweMidfielder
24Lee NguyenMidfielder
19Chad BarrettStriker
14Diego FagundezStriker
39Saer SeneStriker
1Matt ReisGoalkeeper
5AJ SoaresDefender
25Darrius BarnesDefender
8Juan Carlos TojaMidfielder
-Ryan GuyStriker
-Clyde SimmsMidfielder
92D. Imbongo BoeleStriker
1Tally HallGoalkeeper
2Eric BrunnerDefender
4Jermaine TaylorDefender
8Kofi SarkodieDefender
32Bobby BoswellDefender
13Ricardo ClarkMidfielder
6Adam MoffatMidfielder
20Andrew DriverMidfielder
23Giles BarnesMidfielder
27B. GarcíaMidfielder
23Cam WeaverStriker
24Tyler DericGoalkeeper
5Warren CreavalleMidfielder
-Mike ChabalaDefender
19Alex DixonMidfielder
9Bryan SalazarStriker
14Jason JohnsonMidfielder
-Brian ChingStriker
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