This Thursday sees Houston go head to head with Portland at BBVA Compass Stadium – Kick-off 3:30am GMT.
Both Houston and Portland are on equal points going into this game, sitting in sixth and seventh positions in the League, with Houston ahead on goal difference.
Houston Dynamo face their opponents with equal points, it will likely be a thrilling encounter
Houston drew 1-1 when they visited Los Angeles FC, their disappointment was further deepened, having previously drawn against Sporting Kansas City, they must now try and get a positive result from this fixture.
Houston are quickly becoming the Major League Soccer’s draw specialists, having recorded one in their last one game. With sixth, they currently sit 12 points in the League having won three fixtures, drawn three games, and lost three meetings.
Houston have won three fixtures and drawn one game of their four League matches at home this season.
A win in this fixture would take Houston Dynamo’s points to 15 in the League.
Portland Timbers face his opponents, equal on points, both teams will doubtless be keen to make progress
Portland will be buoyant, following a 2-1 home win against Sporting Kansas City in their last fixture.
Portland keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last four games is astonishing this season. With seventh, they currently sit 12 points in the League having won four meetings and lost four matches.
Portland will travel to Houston with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one win.
Winning this fixture will see Portland Timbers on 15 points.
Houston Dynamo v Portland Timbers Head-to-Heads.
Both clubs have previously played each other 20 times with the record being seven wins and seven draws for Houston. Further, Portland have not been able to over-turn Houston on the last two matches. The last time both teams met in this competition Houston Dynamo delivered a 2-1 home win.
Players to watch
For Houston, scored
in 9 League games this season, while has netted
in 8 League fixtures this Major League Soccer Season for Portland.