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  • March 5, 2013
  • • 8:00 PM
  • • BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas
  • Referee: R. Moreno
  • • Attendance: 17454
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CCL Preview: Houston Dynamo - Santos Laguna

CCL Preview: Houston Dynamo - Santos Laguna

Patrick McDermott

The Dynamo have yet to lose at BBVA Compass Stadium, but Santos and former MLS player Herculez Gomez will be out to change that.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS

Houston Dynamo (4-4-2): Hall; Sarkodie, Boswell, Taylor, Ashe; Garcia, Moffat, Clarke, Davis; Bruin, Barnes.



Santos Laguna (4-4-2): Sanchez; Baloy, Estrada, Mares, Olvera; Calderon, Rodriguez, Crosas, Quintero; Gomez; Peralta.




  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Santos made it to the final of the CONCACAF Champions League last season, losing to fellow Liga MX side Monterrey.
  • This will be Houston's first tilt at the knockout rounds of the top level of regional competition. La Naranja previously went out in the group stage of the the 2009-10 CONCACAF Champions League.
  • Santos striker Oriber Peralta tied for top scorer in this competition last season, with seven. Teammate Herculez Gomez was joint-third with six.
  • The Houston Dynamo have never lost a competitive fixture at BBVA Stadium.
  • 23-year-old Will Bruin was Houston's top scorer last season, scoring 25 goals in 36 games in all competitions.

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Available Squads
1Tally HallGoalkeeper
4Jermaine TaylorDefender
-Warren CreavalleMidfielder
8Kofi SarkodieDefender
26Corey AsheDefender
32Bobby BoswellDefender
13Ricardo ClarkMidfielder
6Adam MoffatMidfielder
23Giles BarnesMidfielder
27B. GarcíaMidfielder
12Will BruinStriker
28Erich MarscheiderGoalkeeper
2Eric BrunnerDefender
11Brad DavisMidfielder
17Luiz CamargoMidfielder
20Andrew DriverMidfielder
14Jason JohnsonMidfielder
-Brian ChingStriker
1Oswaldo SánchezGoalkeeper
-J. EstradaDefender
-Osmar MaresDefender
-Aaron GalindoDefender
-F. BaloyDefender
-Marc CrosasMidfielder
58Juan Pablo RodríguezMidfielder
17Rodolfo SalinasMidfielder
28C. QuinteroStriker
-H. GómezStriker
18O. PeraltaStriker
-Julio José González Vela-AlvizuGoalkeeper
-Oswaldo Alanis PantojaMidfielder
-César IbañezDefender
75N. CalderónStriker
-C. RamírezMidfielder
-A. RenteríaStriker
-M. CárdenasStriker

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