MLS Preview: Houston Dynamo - San Jose Earthquakes
The old Earthquakes host the new Earthquakes at Robertson Stadium.
By Seth Vertelney
Houston Dynamo (4-4-2): Hall; Freeman, Cameron, Boswell, Ashe; Clark, Moffat, Davis, Watson; Weaver, Costly.
OUT: MF Alex Dixon (L finger fracture); DF Eddie Robinson (R quad strain)
QUESTIONABLE: FW Brian Ching (L adductor strain)
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Beitashour, Burling, Hernandez, Corrales; Gjertsen, Baca, Stephenson, Corrales; Dawkins, Wondolowski.
OUT: MF Andre Luiz (L knee injury); DF Ike Opara (L foot injury); FW Alan Gordon (surgery); FW Steven Lenhart (family leave)
DOUBTFUL: DF Justin Morrow (R hamstring strain); DF Jason Hernandez (L quadriceps strain); FW Scott Sealy (L groin strain)
||DID YOU KNOW?|
The Dynamo were in action midweek, drawing 2-2 with Eastern Conference leaders Columbus Crew.
- The Earthquakes snapped a club-record 13-game winless streak in their last game - a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Fire.
- Dynamo midfielder Brad Davis made the 250th appearance of his MLS career in last weekend's loss at Sporting Kansas City, becoming the third-youngest player in league history to reach that mark.
- Houston is currently tied with Philadelphia for third place in the Eastern Conference with 36 points, but the Union have two games in hand on the Dynamo.
- San Jose acquired forward Maxwell Griffin on loan from Orlando City Soccer Club for the remainder of the 2011 MLS season.
Top 3 Predictions
Houston Dynamo 2-1 San Jose Earthquakes
- 25 %
Houston Dynamo 2-3 San Jose Earthquakes
- 16.67 %
Houston Dynamo 1-1 San Jose Earthquakes
- 16.67 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Mar 30, 2013||Houston Dynamo 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Mar 17, 2012||San Jose Earthquakes 0 - Houston Dynamo 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Sep 17, 2011||Houston Dynamo 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jun 4, 2011||San Jose Earthquakes 2 - Houston Dynamo 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Oct 16, 2010||San Jose Earthquakes 0 - Houston Dynamo 1|
|Nov 23, 2013||Sporting Kansas City 2 - Houston Dynamo 1||MLS|
|Nov 9, 2013||Houston Dynamo 0 - Sporting Kansas City 0||MLS|
|Nov 6, 2013||New York Red Bulls 1 - Houston Dynamo 2||MLS|
|Nov 3, 2013||Houston Dynamo 2 - New York Red Bulls 2||MLS|
|Oct 31, 2013||Houston Dynamo 3 - Montreal Impact 0||MLS|
|-||Maxwell Ramon Griffin||Striker|