The Black-And-Red (10-5-3, 33 pts) are coming off a 3-0 home win over the Montreal Impact on June 30, and will look to rejoin Sporting Kansas City (11-5-3, 36 pts) at the top of the MLS Eastern Conference Stadings. Houston (6-5-7, 25 pts) will try to get closer to the conference's top 4 spots (they're currently six points behind Chicago in that race).
D.C. United Starting Lineup: Bill Hamid (GK), Robbie Russell, Dejan Jakovic, Brandon McDonald, Daniel Woolard, Danny Cruz, Perry Kitchen, Branko Boskovic, Chris Pontius, Maicon Santos, Dwayne De Rosario (Captain)
D.C. United Available Substitutes: Joe Willis (GK), Josh Wolff, Chris Korb, Marcelo Saragosa, Lewis Neal, Nick DeLeon, Hamdi Salihi.
Houston Dynamo Starting Lineup: Tally Hall (GK), Andre Hainault, Bobby Boswell, Jermaine Taylor, Corey Ashe, Geoff Cameron, Luiz Camargo, Brad Davis (Captain), Boniek Garcia, Will Bruin, Macoumba Kandji.
Houston Dynamo Available Substitutes: Tyler Deric (GK), Brian Ching, Nathan Sturgis, Warren Creavalle, Brian Ownby, Je-Vaughn Watson, Calen Carr