Today, 8 p.m. TV: ESPN2

Radio: 700 AM/1600 AM

All-time series: Houston leads 4-2-1


Houston Dynamo

Pat Onstad, Wade Barrett, Bobby Boswell, Patrick Ianni, Craig Waibel, Ricardo Clark, Brad Davis, Brian Mullan, Stuart Holden, Brian Ching, Dwayne DeRosario.

Real Salt Lake

Nick Rimando, Chris Wingert, Nat Borchers, Jamison Olave, Tony Beltran, Kenny Cutler, Kyle Beckerman, Andy Williams, Javier Morales, Kenny Deuchar, Robbie Findley.


This is the first of two meetings between Houston and RSL this year. They're currently tied for second in the West with 19 points. ... Houston is coming off a league draw with FC Dallas last week, and a U.S. Open Cup loss at Charleston on Tuesday. ... RSL's five-game unbeaten streak came to an end in Kansas City last Saturday. ... RSL midfielder Dema Kovalenko is suspended because of an accumulation of yellow cards. ... A fireworks show will follow the match.