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MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - Houston Dynamo

With Brad Davis enjoying a career year, Houston is edging toward the playoffs. Up next is the floundering Union.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Philadelphia Union (4-3-3): MacMath; Williams, Valdes, Okugo, G. Farfan; Caroll, M. Farfan, Gomez; Hoppenot, McInerney, Cruz.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Krystian Witkowski (concussion symptoms)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Bakary Soumare (R knee inflammation)

PROBABLE: MF Michael Farfan (L hamstring strain); MF Danny Cruz (L big toe sprain)
Houston Dynamo (4-3-3): Hall; Sarkodie, Boswell, Taylor, Hainault; Davis, Clark, Boniek; Carr, Bruin, Kandji.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Corey Ashe (L hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Jermaine Taylor (L quad contusion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Houston beat Philly earlier in the season when a late Brian Ching penalty decided the June 30 encounter.
  • After a midweek loss to D.C. United, Philadelphia has 27 points from 27 games, good for ninth in the East. The Dynamo fill the final playoff slot in the East, with 46 points.
  • Last weekend Antoine Hoppenot recorded his first MLS assist in the 1-1 draw with Toronto FC, adding it to his two goals this year.
  • Brad Davis has scored seven goals this year, a career high. Combined with his 11 assists, the 25 points are also a career high.
  • Michael Farfan leads the Union with four assists and six yellow cards.

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Available Squads
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
22Carlos Enrique ValdesDefender
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
28Ray GaddisDefender
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
30Freddy AduStriker
13Michael LahoudMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
44Danny CruzMidfielder
17 Josué MartínezStriker
1Chris KonopkaGoalkeeper
3Chris AlbrightDefender
20Roger TorresMidfielder
-Keon DanielMidfielder
9Jack McInerneyStriker
30Chandler HoffmanStriker
29Antoine HoppenotStriker
1Tally HallGoalkeeper
4Jermaine TaylorDefender
8Kofi SarkodieDefender
-Andre HainaultDefender
32Bobby BoswellDefender
11Brad DavisMidfielder
13Ricardo ClarkMidfielder
17Luiz CamargoMidfielder
27B. GarcíaMidfielder
-Macoumba KandjiStriker
12Will BruinStriker
24Tyler DericGoalkeeper
-Warren CreavalleMidfielder
6Adam MoffatMidfielder
23Giles BarnesMidfielder
3Calen CarrStriker
23Cam WeaverStriker
-Brian ChingStriker

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