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  • July 3, 2012
  • • 8:40 PM
  • • BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas
  • Referee: A. Chapman
  • • Attendance: 22039
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MLS Preview: Houston Dynamo - Chicago Fire

MLS Preview: Houston Dynamo - Chicago Fire

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Riding a three-game win streak, Chicago looks to become the first team to earn maximum points at BBVA Compass Stadium

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Houston Dynamo (4-4-2): Hall; Hainault, Boswell, Taylor, Ashe; Camargo, Cameron, Boniek, Davis; Bruin, Ching.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Alex Dixon (concussion); MF Calen Carr (L hamstring strain);

DOUBTFUL: MF Je-Vaughn Watson (L adductor strain);

QUESTIONABLE: DF Oscar Recio (concussion)
Chicago Fire (4-2-3-1): Johnson; Gargan, Anibaba, Berry, Segares; Pause, Pardo; Nyarko, Rolfe, Pappa; Oduro.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Cory Gibbs (R knee meniscus repair); MF Steven Kinney (R Achilles tendinitis);

DOUBTFUL: GK Paolo Tornaghi (R ankle sprain); FW Federico Puppo (R ankle sprain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Houston hasn't lost at home this season, winning four and drawing two in the new BBVA Compass Stadium. The Dynamo defeated the Union 2-1 on Saturday night.
  • Chicago managed a 1-0 road victory at Sporting Kansas City on Friday night. Marco Pappa grabbed the game's only goal, and Sean Johnson made several outstanding saves to hold the lead.
  • Honduras international Boniek Garcia made his Houston debut against Philadelphia. The midfielder is the Dynamo's newest Designated Player.
  • The Fire have won three games in a row for the first time since September 2011.
  • Corey Ashe’ made his 184th Dynamo appearance in all competitions on Saturday, moving him into a tie for second on the franchise list with Brian Mullan.
  • Pappa’s goal against Sporting KC was his fifth of the season, tying him with Dominic Oduro for the team lead.
  • The Dynamo have a 6-5-5 record (23 points) through 16 games and remain in fifth place in the Eastern Conference.

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
55%
16%
29%

Top 3 Predictions

Houston Dynamo HOU
0 - 2
Chicago Fire FIR
Houston Dynamo HOU
2 - 2
Chicago Fire FIR
Houston Dynamo HOU
2 - 1
Chicago Fire FIR

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