These two teams are currently 11th and 12th in the Western Conference, so need points if they’re to gatecrash the top seven.
Colorado Rapids may only be one place above their visitors, but kick off six points better off.
Although, Robin Fraser’s team were beaten on Wednesday night, going down 2-1 at BC Place against Vancouver Whitecaps.
Gyasi Zardes unable to spark a late comeback in British Columbia.
Before this, the Rapids had only lost once in seven outings, but need that form to improve further if last season’s best of the west are to be part of this year’s post-season.
Houston Dynamo meantime required an unprecedented winning streak if they’re to make the play-offs for the first time since 2017.
El Naranja have actually lost their last four matches, including last weekend’s 3-2 reverse against Club de Foot Montréal.
Sebastián Ferreira and Daniel Steres scoring in vain during a frantic first half at PNC Stadium.
On the road, Paulo Nagamura’s side have only won three times in 2022 although, before victory in Miami in April, their last MLS away win was on 25 August 2020.
So, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park is set to witness a home win.