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  • April 14, 2013
  • • 5:08 PM
  • • BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas
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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.

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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 27, 2013 Houston Dynamo 1 - Chicago Fire 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 14, 2013 Houston Dynamo 2 - Chicago Fire 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 31, 2012 Chicago Fire 1 - Houston Dynamo 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 2, 2012 Chicago Fire 3 - Houston Dynamo 1
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
1Tally HallGoalkeeper
4Jermaine TaylorDefender
8Kofi SarkodieDefender
26Corey AsheDefender
32Bobby BoswellDefender
11Brad DavisMidfielder
6Adam MoffatMidfielder
23Giles BarnesMidfielder
13Ricardo ClarkMidfielder
20Andrew DriverMidfielder
12Will BruinStriker
24Tyler DericGoalkeeper
2Eric BrunnerDefender
-Warren CreavalleMidfielder
17Luiz CamargoMidfielder
14Jason JohnsonMidfielder
23Cam WeaverStriker
-Brian ChingStriker
25Sean JohnsonGoalkeeper
4Jalil AnibabaDefender
13Gonzalo SegaresDefender
4Austin BerryDefender
11Daniel PaladiniMidfielder
12Logan PauseMidfielder
-W. ThompsonMidfielder
20Jeff LarentowiczMidfielder
-Joel LindpereMidfielder
15Sherjill MacDonaldStriker
18Chris RolfeStriker
70Paolo TornaghiGoalkeeper
3Hunter JumperDefender
-Dilly DukaMidfielder
19Corben BoneMidfielder
-Michael VideiraMidfielder
14Patrick NyarkoStriker
-Maicon SantosStriker

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