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Preview: Houston Dynamo vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC

The Basics

Houston Dynamo vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Saturday, March 16, 2019, 2:00 p.m. CT
BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, Texas

TICKETS

Broadcast Information

KUBE 57 – 1:30 p.m. CT (CHANNEL GUIDE)
ESPN+ – 2:00 p.m. CT (out-of-market)
1010 AM Univision Radio – 1:30 p.m. CT

Preview

The Houston Dynamo close out a three-game homestand looking to remain undefeated in the 2019 MLS regular season when they host the Vancouver Whitecaps at BBVA Compass Stadium Saturday afternoon.

The Dynamo are coming off a 2-1 win over the Montreal Impact, while the 'Caps have lost their first two games of the season, but had a better effort in a 1-0 loss at Real Salt Lake in Week 2. Vancouver won the last meeting at BBVA Compass Stadium, claiming a 2-1 victory last March. 

Houston Dynamo

  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Eric Bird (M) - left ankle injury
    • OUT: Juan David Cabezas (M) - right thigh injury
    • OUT: Erik McCue (D) - left foot injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: DaMarcus Beasley (D) - left knee injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Maynor Figueroa (D) - right ankle injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Michael Baldisimo (M) - left ankle contusion
    • OUT: Jasser Khmiri (D) - left knee injury
    • OUT: Brett Levis (D) - right hamstring strain
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at Dynamo

  • Dynamo 4 wins, 10 goals
  • Whitecaps 1 win, 5 goals
  • 1 draw

Officials

  • Referee: Nima Saghafi
  • Assistant Referees: Logan Brown, Brian Dunn
  • 4th Official: Mark Allatin
  • VAR: Chico Grajeda