One-time playoff foes, the Houston Dynamo and Seattle Sounders FC meet in an interconference clash on Saturday evening at BBVA Compass Stadium. The Dynamo return home after seeing their four-game undefeated run come to an end last weekend in a 1-0 loss at Real Salt Lake. Sounders FC continue their road trip after extending their winning streak to three matches last weekend in a 2-1 victory at Toronto FC.
Dynamo: Hall; Sarkodie, Boswell, Taylor, Ashe; Boniek, Moffat, Clark, Davis; Bruin, Barnes
Subs: Marscheider, Brunner, Ching, Creavalle, Driver, Weaver, Lopez
Seattle Sounders: Gspurning; Yedlin, Traore, Ianni, Gonzalez; Rosales, Alonso, Joseph, Burch; Neagle, Dempsey
Subs: Hahnemann, Scott, Hurtado, Evans, Carrasco, Remick, Zavaleta
Eddie Robinson gives you what to watch for this weekend as the Houston Dynamo take on the Seattle Sounders at BBVA Compass Stadium (8 p.m.). TICKETS FOR THIS MATCH HAVE SOLD OUT. However, great seats are still available for our next two home matches against Arabe Unido and the New York Red Bulls.
Dynamo midfielder Brian Ownby and the Richmond Kickers defeated Orlando City SC on Wednesday night to claim the 2013 USL PRO Regular Season Championship. Ownby played the full 90 minutes in the match and assisted on the latter of Matthew Delicâte's two goals (1:31 in video below).
Ownby is second on the team in both goals (7) and assists (6) in 19 games played this season.
Richmond, with a 15-1-9 record and 54 points, is three points ahead of second place Orlando City with one match to play. By clinching the top spot, Richmond is guaranteed homefield advantage throughtout the playoffs.
The Kickers finish the regular season this Saturday against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds before hosting a playoff quarterfinal match the next week against an opponent to be determined.
Dynamo goalkeeper Tally Hall talks to new Dynamo goalkeeper Bald Tally Hall to support the Bald is Beautiful campaign this Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium. We're trying to break the Guiness World Record for heads shaved in an hour before the match against the Seattle Sounders.
You can sign up for the event by clicking here. Bald is Beautiful benefits the Curing Children's Cancer Fund.
Tune in to ESPN 97.5 FM tonight for a new episode of Soccer Matters with Glenn Davis! The Dynamo broadcaster will talk to Orlando City SC owner Phil Rawlins and San Antonio Scorpions owner Gordon Hartman about future MLS expansion and what it means for their clubs.
Tonight's episode airs from 7-9 p.m. and can be heard on the radio on 97.5 FM or online at www.espn975.com.
The call-in number for the show is 713-780-3776.
Houston Dynamo players Will Bruin and Mike Chabala visited the Texas Children's Cancer Center for their Bald is Beautiful campaign, which will raise money for the Curing Children's Cancer Fund this year. Bruin, Chabala and other Dynamo players and staff will shave their heads in support of these children.
Fans can also shave their heads prior to the August 17 match vs. Seattle as Dynamo Charities attempts to break the Guiness World Record for most heads shaved in one hour. For more information or to register, click here.