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Preview: Houston Dynamo vs. Montreal Impact

The Basics

Houston Dynamo vs. Montreal Impact
Saturday, March 9, 2019, 4:00 p.m. CT
BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas

TICKETS

Broadcast Information

KUBE 57 – 3:30 p.m. CT (CHANNEL GUIDE)
ESPN+ – 4:00 p.m. CT (out-of-market)
1010 AM Univision Radio – 3:30 p.m. CT

Preview

The Houston Dynamo hope to bounce back from a disappointing 2-0 loss to Tigres in the opening leg of the Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals when they host the Montreal Impact on Saturday at 4 p.m.

The Dynamo opened their MLS slate last Saturday with a 1-1 home draw against Real Salt Lake, while Montreal is searching for back-to-back road wins against Western Conference opposition after defeating the San Jose Earthquakes, 2-1, in Week 1.

Houston Dynamo

  • Suspended: Ronaldo Peña (F), Matías Vera (M)
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Montreal Impact

  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Ken Krolicki (M) - dislocated right elbow
    • OUT: Jason Beaulieu (GK) - cyst on left knee
    • QUESTIONABLE: Harry Novillo (M) - hamstring injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at Dynamo

  • Dynamo 6 wins, 15 goals
  • Impact 0 wins, 4 goals
  • 1 draw

Officials

  • Referee: Ismail Elfath
  • Assistant Referees: Kyle Atkins, Chris Wattam
  • 4th Official: Ted Unkel
  • VAR: Kevin Terry, Jr.