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Red-hot Dynamo to test RSL
August 10th, 2013 1:41AM

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[MLS PREVIEW: Week 24] Real Salt Lake, which leads the race for the Supporters' Shield on goals scored over New York, will look to end its three-game winless streak in MLS play when it hosts the Houston Dynamo, one of the hottest teams in MLS, in one of two interconference matches on Saturday.

The Dynamo takes a four-game unbeaten streak (including three wins) into the match at Rio Tinto Stadium. Houston is 8-0-1 at home against RSL but has won just one of eight games in Utah.

Houston has Will Bruin back from Gold Cup duty, Honduran Oscar Boniek Garcia is coming off a great game in the 3-1 win over Columbus, and it just signed Garcia's countryman, Alexander Lopez.

-- Clint Dempsey traveled with the Seattle Sounders to face Toronto FC in the other interconference match though the likelihood of him going 90 minutes is "very small," says Sounders coach Sigi Schmid. "Whether that's starting and coming off or coming on as a sub, we'll have to see."

(Click here for previews of the weekend intraconference action.)

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 24:
Saturday, August 10
7 pm ET
Toronto FC vs. Seattle, Univision Dep.
7:30 pm ET
Columbus vs. New York
Vancouver vs. San Jose
8 pm ET
Philadelphia vs. D.C. United, NBCSN
8:30 pm ET
Sporting KC vs. New England
Chicago vs. Montreal
9:30 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. Houston

Sunday, August 11
8 pm ET
FC Dallas vs. LA Galaxy, ESPN2
11 pm ET
Chivas USA vs. Colorado, UniMas
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MLS STANDINGS:
Eastern Conference:
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-

38 New York 11-7-5 36/29
36 Sporting KC 10-7-6 33/24
35 Montreal 10-6-5 33/32
34 Philadelphia 9-7-7 34/32
33 Houston 9-6-6 26/21
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30 New England 8-8-6 27/20
28 Chicago 8-9-4 27/31
23 Columbus 6-11-5 25/30
20 Toronto FC 4-10-8 20/29
13 D.C. United 3-15-4 13/36

Western Conference:
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-

38 Real Salt Lake 11-7-5 38/26
35 Colorado 9-7-8 30/26
35 Portland 8-3-11 32/21
33 LA Galaxy 10-9-3 32/27
33 Vancouver 9-7-6 35/29
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32 FC Dallas 8-6-8 27/30
31 Seattle 9-7-4 27/22
30 San Jose 8-9-6 25/33
17 Chivas USA 4-13-5 19/39
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MLS LEADING SCORERS:
G PLAYER (TEAM)
14 Mike Magee (Los Angeles/Chicago)
13 Camilo (Vancouver)
11 Marco Di Vaio (Montreal)
10 Jack McInerney (Philadelphia)
9 Dominic Oduro (Columbus)
9 Claudio Bieler (Sporting KC)
8 Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake)
7 Chris Wondolowski (San Jose)
7 Fabian Espindola (New York)
7 Obafemi Martins (Seattle)
7 Ryan Johnson (Portland)
7 Diego Fagundez (New England)
7 Conor Casey (Philadelphia)
7 Thierry Henry (New York)
7 Robbie Keane (Los Angeles)

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 25:
Saturday, August 17
7 pm ET
Montreal vs. D.C. United
7:30 pm ET
New England vs. Chicago
Columbus vs. Toronto FC
8 pm ET
New York vs. Philadelphia, NBCSN
9 pm ET
Houston vs. Seattle
9:30 pm ET
Colorado vs. Vancouver
10:30 pm ET
LA Galaxy vs. Real Salt Lake
11 pm ET
Portland vs. FC Dallas

Sunday, August 18

11 pm ET
San Jose vs. Sporting KC, UniMas

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 26:
Wednesday, August 21
10:30 pm ET
Chivas USA vs. FC Dallas
11 pm ET
Portland vs. Real Salt Lake

Friday, August 23
8:30 pm ET
Chicago vs. Sporting KC, NBCSN

Saturday, August 24
7 pm ET
D.C. United vs. Toronto FC
7 pm ET
Montreal vs. Houston
9 pm ET
FC Dallas vs. San Jose
9 pm ET
Vancouver vs. LA Galaxy
9:30 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. Columbus

Sunday, August 25
5 pm ET
Chivas USA vs. New York, UniMas
7:30 pm ET
New England vs. Philadelphia
10 pm ET
Seattle vs. Portland, ESPN2


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