MLS – Houston Dynamo to face Chicago Fire on Match-day 22

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Sunday MLS action from BBVA Compass Stadium, as Houston take on Chicago.

Sunday’s clash between Houston and Chicago, sees ninth take on thirteenth in the League.

It’s 18 points so far for Houston Dynamo this season, going into this game

Paulo Nagamura will hope that success brings further success, as his side look for another win in a row. Their last two outings resulted in victories against Orlando City and Real Salt Lake.

Also, Paulo Nagamura’s Houston have lost six of their last eight matches this season. They currently stand ninth in the League, with 18 points for a total of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

Houston have won three matches, drawn three games, and lost two games of their eight League matches at home this season.

Houston Dynamo will have 21 points if they manage to secure a victory.

With the MLS season well into its stride, Chicago Fire have managed to gain 14 points

Following two straight wins for Chicago in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.

Also, Chicago have now lost six of their last eight fixtures, a worrying statistic that has to be addressed by Manager Ezra Hendrickson. Their position is thirteenth in the League and they have 14 points, that is, 0W, 0L and 0D.

Chicago have had a disappointing run of performances on the road, having won one game, drawn two fixtures, and lost five games of their eight League matches playing away this season.

A win in this fixture, would take Chicago Fire’s points from 14 to 17, so far this season.

Houston Dynamo v Chicago Fire – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels Houston and Chicago have faced each other 26 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Houston’s favour (10 – 8). Also, Chicago have tasted defeat against Houston in six out of the previous 10 fixtures with them. Their most recent encounter in this competition was September 2020, when Orange Crush walked away as 4-0 winners.

Other players of note for Houston are Steven and Xavier with respectively and for Chicago are Gabriel and Mihajlo with respectively.