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
Local TV: TWCSN-TX
Internet broadcast: MLS Live (Stream of the Week)
Twitter handles to follow: @FCDallas, @HoustonDynamo
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