New York City FC hosts Houston in a non-conference matchup
New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New York City FC hosts the Houston Dynamo in non-conference play.
New York City FC is 5-1-4 in home games. New York City FC ranks seventh in the league with 113 shots on goal, averaging 5.4 per game.
The Dynamo are 2-8-0 in road games. Houston is 5-1-0 when it scores two goals.
The teams meet Thursday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Heber leads New York City FC with nine goals. Maxi Moralez has four goals over the past 10 games for New York City FC.
LAST 10 GAMES: New York City FC: 5-3-2, averaging 2.2 goals, 1.9 assists, 5.9 shots on goal and 7.4 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.5 goals per game.
Houston: 2-8-0, averaging 1.1 goals, 0.6 assists, 3.6 shots on goal and 4.4 corner kicks per game while allowing 2.2 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: New York City FC: Joe Scally (injured), Ismael Tajouri (injured).
Houston: None listed.