The Houston Dynamo (No. 4 seed) and Sporting Kansas City (No. 2 seed) will meet for the third consecutive postseason beginning Saturday with the first leg of the Eastern Conference Championship at BBVA Compass Stadium. The Dynamo advanced to their third straight conference final with a 2‐1 extra time win over the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday that produced a 4‐3 aggregate series win over the East’s top seed. Sporting Kansas City overturned a 2‐1 first‐leg deficit with a 3‐1 extra time victory on Wednesday for a 4‐3 aggregate series win over the New England Revolution. The second leg of the Eastern Conference Championship is Saturday, Nov. 23 at Sporting Park in Kansas City.
Dynamo: Hall; Sarkodie, Boswell, Brunner, Chabala; García, Creavalle, Clark, Davis ©; Bruin, Cummings
Subs: Deric, Carrasco, Barnes, Johnson, López, Driver, Weaver
Sporting Kansas City: Nielsen ©; Myers, Collin, Besler, Sinovic; Rosell, Nagamura, Feilhaber; Zusi, Bunbury, Peterson
Subs: Kronberg, Jerome, Opara, Dwyer, Bieler, Saad, Sapong
The Houston Dynamo (No. 4 seed) and New York Red Bulls (No. 1 seed) meet for the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Wednesday night at Red Bull Arena. The clubs played to a 2‐2 draw in Sunday’s first leg in Houston. The club with more total goals from the two legs wins the series. The winner of Wednesday’s game will advance to the Eastern Conference Championship. If Wednesday’s game is tied after 90 minutes, two 15‐minute extra time periods will be played in their entirety, followed by penalty kicks, if necessary.
Dynamo: Hall; Sarkodie, Boswell, Brunner, Ashe; García, Creavalle, Clark, Davis ©; Barnes, Bruin
Subs: Deric, López, Carrasco, Chabala, Weaver, Cummings, Driver
New York Red Bulls: Robles; Barklage, Holgersson, Sekagya, Carney; Same, McCarty, Cahill, Steele; Wright-Phillips, Henry ©
Subs: Meara, Kimura, Miazga, Miller, Alexander, Luyindula, Espindola
The Dynamo travel to Red Bull Arena for the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal tied 2-2, with the winner moving on to the conference final. Eddie Robinson and Dynamo TV get you ready for the big game.
Relive the sights and sounds of the Dynamo's 2-2 draw against the New York Red Bulls in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals with Dynamo TV.
Go behind the scenes at BBVA Compass Stadium for the Dynamo's first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the New York Red Bulls with Dynamo TV.
Tune in to ESPN 97.5 FM tonight for a new episode of Soccer Matters with Glenn Davis! Glenn will look back at the Dynamo's current run in the playoffs and look ahead to Wednesday's match at New York, as well as everything else going on in the soccer world.
Tune in and give Glenn a call with your thoughts!
Tonight's episode airs from 7:30-9:30 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.
Dynamo assistant coach Wade Barrett and midfielder Brad Davis spoke to the media following the 2-2 draw vs. the New York Red Bulls in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
Hear from Dynamo defenders Bobby Boswell and Eric Brunner after Sunday's 2-2 draw against the New York Red Bulls in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.