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  • July 18, 2012
  • • 8:37 PM
  • • BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas
  • Referee: M. Kadlecik
  • • Attendance: 19761
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MLS Preview: Houston Dynamo - Sporting Kansas City

MLS Preview: Houston Dynamo - Sporting Kansas City

Ed Zurga

Both teams look to extend unbeaten runs in a midweek clash at BBVA Compass Stadium

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Houston Dynamo (4-3-3): Hall; Hainault, Taylor, Boswell, Ashe; Moffat, Camargo, Davis; Boniek Garcia, Bruin, Kandji.

INJURY REPORT

PROBABLE: MF Calen Carr (L hamstring strain); MF Je-Vaughn Watson (L adductor strain)
Sporting Kansas City (4-2-3-1): Nielsen; Myers, Collin, Besler, Sinovic; Nagamura, Thomas; Kamara, Zusi, Joseph; Sapong.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Korede Aiyegbusi (R knee sprain); DF Cyprian Hedrick (L fibula fracture); GK Jon Kempin (R ankle fracture);

DOUBTFUL: DF Lawrence Olum (L groin strain);

PROBABLE: FW Bobby Convey (L calf strain); MF Graham Zusi (R quad strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Sporting KC is on a three-game unbeaten run, and coming off a 2-0 win Saturday at Columbus.
  • Houston is also on an undefeated streak, going four matches without a loss. It defeated D.C. United 4-0 at home on Sunday night.
  • These teams met on July 7 at Livestrong Sporting Park, and shared the points in a scoreless draw.
  • The Dynamo has never lost at its new BBVA Compass Stadium, going 5-0-3 in eight matches.
  • SKC’s Roger Espinoza has left the team to join up with the Honduras team for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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Available Squads
1Tally HallGoalkeeper
4Jermaine TaylorDefender
-Warren CreavalleMidfielder
26Corey AsheDefender
-Andre HainaultDefender
32Bobby BoswellDefender
11Brad DavisMidfielder
27B. GarcíaMidfielder
3Calen CarrStriker
-Macoumba KandjiStriker
12Will BruinStriker
24Tyler DericGoalkeeper
-Nathan SturgisDefender
27Jevaughn WatsonMidfielder
17Luiz CamargoMidfielder
19A. DixonMidfielder
22Brian OwnbyStriker
-Brian ChingStriker
1Jimmy NielsenGoalkeeper
5Michael HarringtonDefender
5Matt BeslerDefender
15Seth SinovicDefender
78Aurellien CollinDefender
6Paulo NagamuraMidfielder
19Peterson JosephMidfielder
-Michael ThomasMidfielder
10Teal BunburyStriker
-Kei KamaraStriker
37Jacob PetersonMidfielder
18Eric KronbergGoalkeeper
7Chance MyersDefender
-Neven MarkovicDefender
-Julio CésarMidfielder
15Bobby ConveyMidfielder
17C.J. SapongStriker
22Soony SaadStriker

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