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.