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Preview: Houston Dynamo at Colorado Rapids

The Basics

Houston Dynamo at Colorado Rapids
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 8:00 p.m. CT
Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, Colorado

Broadcast Information

KUBE 57 – 7:30 p.m. CT (CHANNEL GUIDE)
ESPN+ – 8:00 p.m. CT (out-of-market)
HoustonDynamo.com/radio – 7:30 p.m. CT
1010 AM Univision Radio – 7:30 p.m. CT

Preview

After two wins in a draw in their first three games of the season, the Houston Dynamo leave the friendly confines of BBVA Compass Stadium to meet a Colorado Rapids side hungry for their first win Saturday night in Commerce City. 

The Dynamo were idle in Week 4 after a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on March 16, while the Rapids (0-2-2) suffered a 2-1 loss at FC Dallas last Saturday.

Houston Dynamo

  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Eric Bird (M) - left ankle injury
    • OUT: Juan David Cabezas (M) - right thigh injury
    • OUT: DaMarcus Beasley (D) - left knee surgery
    • QUESTIONABLE: Romell Quioto (F) - right knee injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International Duty: None

Colorado Rapids

  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Kortne Ford (D) - knee injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Sam Nicholson (M) - quad injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Niki Jackson (F) - hip injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International Duty: None

Series Matchup at Rapids

  • Rapids 8 wins, 19 goals
  • Dynamo 3 wins, 10 goals
  • 4 draws

Officials

  • Referee:  Marcos DeOliveira
  • Assistant Referees:  Jose Da Silva, Eduardo Mariscal
  • 4th Official: Tim Ford
  • VAR:  Luis Guardia