FC Dallas will welcome Houston Dynamo to the Toyota Stadium on Saturday, with three points at stake in the MLS.
The hosts currently sit sixth on the Western Conference table, with 28 points picked up from 19 matches, while Dynamo are in 11th place with 21 points earned from 21 matches.
FC Dallas vs Houston Dynamo Head-to-Head
This will be the 44th meeting between the two sides and Dallas have the slightly better head-to-head record.
The Texas outfit won 16 previous matches, scoring 67 and conceding 60, while Houston Dynamo have 13 wins to their name, with 14 matches in the past having ended in a draw.
The most recent meeting between the pair came earlier this month when goals from Carlos Darwin Quintero and Darwin Ceren gave Houston Dynamo a 2-0 home win.
FC Dallas form guide: D-L-W-L-D
Houston Dynamo form guide: W-L-L-D-D
FC Dallas vs Houston Dynamo Team News
The visitors have three players ruled out through injury, with Harold Santiago Mosquera (knock), Bryan Acosta (Hamstring) and Paxton Pomykal (hip) all sidelined and unavailable ahead of this game.
There are no suspension concerns for The Hoops.
Injuries: Harold Santiago Mosquera, Paxton Pomykal, Bryan Acosta
The visitors will be without Michael Salazar, who has been ruled out with a long-term knee injury. Left-back Adam Lundqvist is also sidelined, serving a suspension after receiving a red card.
Injury: Michael Salzar
Suspension: Adam Lundqvist
FC Dallas vs Houston Dynamo Predicted XI
FC Dallas Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Jimmy Maurer, John Nelson, Reto Ziegler, Bressan, Bryan Reynolds; Tanner Tessman, Thiago Dos Santos; Ricardo Pepi, Brandon Servania, Fafa Picault; Franco Jara
Houston Dynamo Predicted XI (4-3-3): Marco Maric; Kyle Adams, Maynor Figueroa, Victor Cabrera, Zarek Valentin; Jose Rodriguez, Matias Vera, Darwin Ceren; Darwin Quintero, Mauro Manotas, Ariel Lassiter
FC Dallas vs Houston Dynamo Prediction
The home side have been in much better form than Houston Dynamo throughout the season and are all but certain to secure a playoff spot.
Despite this, the visitors have what it takes to spring an upset but FC Dallas will fancy their chances of picking up a victory to avenge their loss earlier in October.
Prediction: FC Dallas 2-0 Houston DynamoPublished 29 Oct 2020, 16:10 IST