Our prediction for this MLS match:
Seattle Sounders will look to put an end to their five-game winless run when they take on Houston Dynamo in a highly-anticipated MLS game. Seattle have been struggling to find their best form of late, but they are surely capable of making life difficult for Houston Dynamo in front of home fans. Both Sota Kitahara and Ethan Dobbelaere are sidelined with injuries, while forward Jordan Morris is on international duty with USA.
The Orange Crush, on the other hand, continue with their habit of producing much better showings at home than on the travels, which is probably the main reason why we are going to bet on Seattle Sounders. The visitors will be without Teenage Hadebe, Tate Schmitt, and Ifunanyachi Achara remain in the treatment room, speaking of the visiting team. In their last meeting at the venue Seattle defeated Houston Dynamo 2-1.
Highlighted Player (Albert Rusnak):
Born in Vyskov, Czech Republic on July 7, 1994, Slovakia international Albert Rusnak began his youth career in KAC Kosice. In 1997 he moved to MFK Kosice where he was talent-spotted by Manchester City scouts. However, he did not see any game action for the Citizens in the Premier League as he was immediately loaned to Oldham City.
After making only two appearances for the Latics, the Slovak moved to Birmingham City in 2014. After ending his loan spell with Cambuur, Albert Rusnak moved to FC Groningen in 2015 and it has to be noted that he scored nine goals in 61 appearances for the Dutch club in the Eredivisie.
In the winter of 2017 Rusnak joined MLS club Real Salt Lake for an undisclosed fee. Speaking of his international career, Albert Rusnak made his debut with the Slovakia national team on November 15, 2016 in a goalless draw with Austria. His father, also called Albert Rusnak, used to play football as well.
Highlighted Team (Houston Dynamo):
Houston Dynamo is an American professional soccer club owned by Jake Silverstein, Gabriel Brener, Ben Guull and Oscar De La Hoya, who is considered one of the greatest boxers of all time.
BBVA Compass Stadium is Dynamo’s home ground and the capacity of the venue is 22.039. Houston Dynamo won back-to-back MLS Cup trophies (2006, 2007), with the team beating New England Revolution in each of the two title games. It has to be noted that Houston finished the 2011 and the 2012 seasons as runners-up.
In 2008 the Dynamo made it to the North American SuperLiga final, but this time out their old rivals New England Revolution proved to be a big catch for the BBVA Compass Stadium outfit. FC Dallas are regarded as the club’s main rivals and the two teams face each other in the Texas derby. Houston have developed a rivalry with Sporting Kansas City as well. The colors of the club are orange, black and white.