Houston Dynamo will be bidding to end the three game losing-streak in the Major League Soccer this weekend when they host CF Montreal Impact at PNC Stadium. Kickoffs on August 14 at 04:00 EAT.
The poor run of form has seen Sunday’s host drop to the 12th place in the Western Conference with 25 points after 24 matches they have played so far. In their campaign this season, they have recorded seven wins against 13 loses and four draws. Coming into this game, Houston Dynamo won one, drawn one and lost four of their last six matches.
Houston Dynamo will be hoping to make amends following 2-1 MLS defeat to Vancouver Whitecaps in their previous fixture. In that match, Houston Dynamo managed 55% possession, nine shots with four of them on target and a goal scored by Fafà Picault (6′). Vancouver Whitecaps got 13 shots with four of them on target and goals by Simon Becher (88′) and Lucas Cavallini (92′).
Montreal Impact meanwhile is among the best teams in the Eastern Conference this season, currently in the third with 40 points to their name. In their campaign, they have recorded 12 wins against eight loses and four draws from their 24 matches so far. Coming into this game, Montreal lost one, drawn two and won three of their last six matches.
Montreal Impact head into this meeting after they held each other to 2-2 MLS draw with Inter Miami in their last outing. In that match, Montreal Impact had 51% possession, 13 shots with five of them on target and goals score by Romell Quioto (5′, 21′). Inter Miami got eight shots with four of them on target and goals by Gonzalo Higuaín (6′) and Emerson Rodríguez (79′).
Houston Dynamo vs. Montreal Impact head to head
Since 2012, these two sides have had 16 direct encounters; Houston Dynamo claims eight wins, Montreal Impact seven wins while one match ended in a draw.
- Montreal 2-0 Houston 04/11/21
- Houston 2-1 Montreal 10/03/19
- Montreal 1-0 Houston 03/06/18
- Houston 3-1 Montreal 06/07/17
- Montreal 1-0 Houston 07/08/16
- Vancouver 2-1 Houston
- Philadelphia 6-0 Houston
- Houston 1-2 Minnesota
- San Jose 1-2 Houston
- Austin 3-1 Houston
- Montreal 2-2 Miami
- Columbus 1-2 Montreal
- Montreal 0-0 New York City
- DC United 1-2 Montreal
- Montreal 1-0 Toronto
Houston Dynamo team news
Paulo Nagamura will take to the pitch with a fully fit squad.
Montreal Impact team news
Wilfried Nancy also has zero fitness or suspension concerns ahead of this game.
Prediction and odds
Montreal Impact is unbeaten in their last five matches while Houston Dynamo lost their last three matches.
- Montreal Impact Win
- Goals over 2.5
- Both teams to score