MLS Preview: FC Dallas - Houston Dynamo

The two Texan clubs in MLS square off in Rivalry Week, with the Dynamo, fresh off a CCL exit, headed to Dallas.
FC Dallas (4-2-3-1): Fernandez; Michel, Hedges, John, Loyd; Jacobson, Warshaw; Jackson, Ferreira, Castillo; Cooper.

Injury Report:

OUT: Walker Zimmerman (groin), Victor Ulloa (R ankle)

QUESTIONABLE: Je‐Vaughn Watson (L foot contusion), Jair Benitez (bruised ribs), Matt Hedges (L knee)
Houston Dynamo (4-2-3-1): Hall; Ashe, Taylor, Boswell, Sarkodie; Davis, Moffat, Clark, Garcia; Barnes, Bruin.

Injury Report:

OUT: Calen Carr (L knee)

  • In 19 all-time meetings, Houston has beaten Dallas nine times, lost three and drew seven.
  • FCD last won in this matchup in 2010. The Dynamo have won the last two.
  • Houston crashed out of the CONCACAF Champions League to Santos Laguna this week. It won its only game of the MLS season against D.C. United.
  • Dallas split its opening two fixtures, beating Colorado before losing to Chivas USA.
  • Houston hasn't lost at home for 26 MLS matches.