Houston, winless in six, travels to New York, where it has never won, for the MLS weekend's only Sunday match.
|New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Robles; Holgersson, Olave, Pearce, Lade; Alexander, Juninho, McCarty, Steele; Cahill, Henry.
OUT: Ian Christianson (R Foot Injury)
|Houston Dynamo (4-4-2): Hall; Sarkodie, Boswell, Taylor, Ashe; Creavalle, Clark, Davis, Driver; Bruin, Barnes.
OUT: Anthony Arena (R ankle sprain), Calen Carr (L knee)
- The visiting team has never won in this matchup in regular season play.
- Following a 3-0 loss to the Philadelphia Union, the Red Bulls have lost back-to-back matches for the first time this season.
- The Dynamo haven't won in six games. One more will tie a franchise record.
- Two points apart, New York and Houston are third and tied for fourth in the Eastern Conference, respectively. The Dynamo have a game in hand.
- Lloyd Sam is suspended for this match.