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  • July 6, 2013
  • • 9:00 PM
  • • BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas
  • Referee: M. Foerster
  • • Attendance: 21300
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MLS Preview: Houston Dynamo - Philadelphia Union

MLS Preview: Houston Dynamo - Philadelphia Union

Bob Levey

Philadelphia will look to finally hold onto a lead and make a move at the top of the table, while Houston needs to solidify its playoff spot.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Houston Dynamo (4-4-2): Hall; Boswell, Brunner, Clark, Taylor; Creavalle, Moffat, Driver, Davis; Barnes, Bruin.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Anthony Arena (R ankle sprain), Calen Carr (L knee)

QUESTIONABLE: Brad Davis (L hamstring strain), Boniek Garcia (R hamstring strain)
Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): MacMath; Williams, Okugo, Parke, Gaddis; Cruz, Carroll, Farfan, Le Toux; Casey, Wheeler.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Kleberson (R quad strain), Michael Lahoud (sports hernia surgery)

QUESTIONABLE: Conor Casey (knee strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • The Union are in third place in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference on 27 points, and could leapfrog rival New York with a win.
  • Houston is in fifth, the final playoff spot. The Dynamo, with 23 points, are just two ahead a trio of teams looking to overtake them.
  • Two Philadelphia players, forward Sebastien Le Toux and fullback Sheanon Williams, are tied for the league lead in assists, with seven apiece.
  • The Union has had trouble holding onto late leads. In their last two games, the Zolos have conceded an equalizing goal in the 96th minute or later.
  • Houston defender Kofie Sarkodie is suspended for this match.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Houston Dynamo

Philadelphia Union

Wins
3
2
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Houston Dynamo HOU
Houston Dynamo Houston Dynamo
Draw
Philadelphia Union PHI
Philadelphia Union Philadelphia Union
30%
20%
50%

Top 3 Predictions

Houston Dynamo HOU
1 - 2
Philadelphia Union PHI
Houston Dynamo HOU
2 - 1
Philadelphia Union PHI
Houston Dynamo HOU
0 - 1
Philadelphia Union PHI

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