How To Watch and Match Preview: Houston Dynamo vs. NYRB - MLS - 03/02/2024

A Clash Marked by History and the Pursuit of Points in the Season
St Louis City SC v Houston Dynamo FC: First Round - Concacaf Champions Cup - Leg Two
St Louis City SC v Houston Dynamo FC: First Round - Concacaf Champions Cup - Leg Two / Marcus Ingram/GettyImages

Next Saturday, March 2, 2024, Shell Energy Stadium in Houston, Texas, will be the stage for an exciting encounter between the New York Red Bulls and the Houston Dynamo FC. The match promises to be a true test of skill and strategy, with both teams seeking to gain valuable points in this early phase of the Major League Soccer (MLS) regular season.

With a history of encounters slightly favoring the New York Red Bulls, expectations are high for a tight game where every detail can make the difference. The Red Bulls lead the head-to-head with 12 wins, 6 draws, and 9 losses overall, but the Dynamo has been a force at home, with 2 wins, 6 draws, and 5 losses against the Red Bulls in Houston. These numbers reflect the competitiveness and balance that often characterize matches between these teams.

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In addition to the historical significance of the encounter, both teams have their own objectives for the current season. The New York Red Bulls, after a draw in the first match against Nashville SC, are determined to secure their first away victory and continue their journey towards the playoffs. Meanwhile, the Houston Dynamo FC, who also drew in their debut game against Sporting KC, will seek to capitalize on home advantage and secure three points in front of their fans.

One of the highlights of the New York Red Bulls is goalkeeper Carlos Coronel, who comes from an impressive streak of games without conceding goals. With 31 shutouts in his career, Coronel is a key piece in the team's defense and will be essential to contain the Dynamo's attack.

For fans who cannot attend the game in person at Shell Energy Stadium, the match will be broadcast live on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV. Additionally, New York Red Bulls Radio will also broadcast the game in English through TuneIn, the New York Red Bulls app, and Coverage will begin at 8:30 p.m. ET, allowing fans to follow all the action and excitement of the match even from a distance.