Houston Dynamo will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 3 points behind Minnesota United.
Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!
Minnesota United have a very long trip to this away game, as there's more than 1900 kilometers in distance to cover. This could prove a challenge, at least for the supporters.
Houston Dynamo form and stats
2 victories, 2 draws and 0 defeats. That’s what Houston Dynamo, who have the fewest conceded goals (2) at home in Major League Soccer, have to build on here in the Major League Soccer. Two home wins in a row for Houston Dynamo bring valid hopes of a third.
Houston are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 1-2 away versus Dallas. A 1-1 draw away before that, with Colorado Rapids the opponent.
There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Houston Dynamo as they are travelling to their away game against Chicago Fire in the Major League Soccer. That match is four days after this one.
The Houston fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 6 goals in 4 league matches. Houston have showed great defending skills in these home games, allowing the opposition to score only 2 goals.
Minnesota United form and stats
As the visiting team in Major League Soccer matches, Minnesota United, who have the most points (11) away in Major League Soccer, have produced an overall stat of 3-2-3 so far. It's all red in the travel logs of Minnesota, having lost four matches in a row as the visiting team.
Minnesota are travelling again after losing away to Sporting KC in their previous match (0-1). Before that, Minnesota secured a home win against Dallas with the score 3-2.
The visitors will be packing their bags again in only four days as another away game awaits: The Major League Soccer trip to Columbus Crew.
The travelling fans enjoy Minnesota's attacking play in away games, having scored 13 goals in 8 league matches away. In the opposite end, Minnesota United have conceded 13 goals in their away games.
Head 2 HeadThe most recent history between these sides is the Houston - Minnesota United 3-0 played earlier this season. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's five Houston victories, two draws and three Minnesota United wins. Over/under statistics; five of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.
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|Houston Dynamo||Minnesota United|
|Total||Home||vs ||Statistics||Stat||vs ||Away||Total|
|91%||75%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||50%||91%||93%|
|91%||75%||100%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||50%||82%||86%|
|64%||50%||100%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||50%||73%||79%|
|27%||0%||0%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||50%||55%||57%|
|18%||0%||0%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||0%||18%||21%|
|18%||50%||0%||Clean Sheets||C S||50%||9%||14%|
|18%||25%||0%||Failed to Score||F T||50%||27%||21%|
|4||5.5||4||Corners for (avg)||C F||4||5.3||5.1|
|6.4||3.8||7||Corners against (avg)||C A||3||5||4.8|
|2.4||1.5||1||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||2||1.9||1.9|
|1||0||0||Red cards||R C||0||0||1|
|157||62||8||Total Shots||T S||22||147||190|
|53||24||5||Shots on Target||S O||7||52||66|
|34%||25%||40%||Goal Efficiency||G E||43%||37%||41%|
- Houston Dynamo has the fewest conceded goals (2) at home in Major League Soccer
- Houston Dynamo have not yet lost a game at home.
- Houston Dynamo have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
- Houston Dynamo have won significantly more corners at home than away.
- Minnesota United has the most matches over the total-line (9) in Major League Soccer
- Minnesota United has the most points (11) away in Major League Soccer
- Minnesota United has the most scored goals (13) away in Major League Soccer
- Minnesota United have scored at least twice as many goals away as Houston Dynamo have scored home.
|4||Los Angeles FC||11||4||3||4||25||24||8||4||3||1||24||15||3||0||0||3||1||9||1||15|
|8||Real Salt Lake||11||3||5||3||16||19||7||2||3||2||8||10||4||1||2||1||8||9||-3||14|