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2014 Matchday 5: FC Dallas vs Houston Dynamo

Here is your match thread for tonight's derby!

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

The battle for El Captian is finally here. FC Dallas is in the Bayou City to face their rivals, the Houston Dynamo tonight.

Oscar Pareja will get Hendry Thomas back after a one game suspension.

The clubs play for "El Capitán", the 19th-century Mountain Howitzer cannon to be awarded to the winner of the season series by supporters groups for both clubs. FC Dallas has won once all-time in Houston in 12 meetings in all competitions, the 1-0 victory at Robertson Stadium on May 5, 2010.

Venue: BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, TX

National TV: none


Internet broadcast: MLS Live (Stream of the Week)

Twitter handles to follow: @FCDallas, @HoustonDynamo

Starting line-ups:

FC Dallas: Chris Seitz, Jair Benitez, Matt Hedges, Stephen Keel, Zach Loyd, Hendry Thomas, Michel, Mauro Diaz, Fabian Castillo, Je-Vaughn Watson, David Texeira

Bench: Raul Fernandez, Moises Hernandez, Blas Perez, Nicholas Walker, Victor Ulloa, Peter Luccin, Danny Garcia

Houston: Tally Hall, Kofi Sarkodie, David Horst, Jermaine Taylor, Corey Ashe, Brad Davis, Ricardo Clark, Oscar Bonieck Garcia, Andrew Driver, Will Bruin, Giles Barnes