Inter Miami vs Houston Dynamo are all set to fight it out in the final of the US Open Cup 2023, check out the final date, time, venue, predicted lineup, score prediction, injury news, head-to-head, and more below
Miami entered reach the finals after a penalty shootout against FC Cincinnati following a 3-3 score after stoppage time.
Inter Miami vs Houston Dynamo US Open Cup 2023 final, date, time, prediction, tickets, location, live stream telecast in India
The U.S. Open Cup final is set.
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— B/R Football (@brfootball) August 24, 2023
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Meanwhile, the Houston Dynamo, secured a relatively easy win in the semi-finals following a 3-1 extra-time win against Real Salt Lake.
Inter Miami vs Houston Dynamo date and kick-off timings
The upcoming fixture will take place on Thursday, 28 September. The kick-off time is set for 1:30 AM UK (6:00 AM IST). Tickets for the match can be bought here.
Inter Miami vs Houston Dynamo venue
The DRV PNK Stadium in Miami, will host the upcoming final match.
Last five-games form
Given below is the form guide for both teams in the last five games across all competitions:
Inter Miami: D-W-L-W-W
Houston Dynamo: L-W-D-D-W
Players to watch
Inter Miami – Leonardo Campana
With Messi, Alba, and Busquets unsure of making an appearance in the upcoming match, Leonardo Campana will be the main man worth watching. The Ecuadorian forward has so far scored two goals in three 2023 US Open Cup appearances. Moreover, he currently has nine goals scored in MLS this season.
Houston Dynamo – Héctor Herrera
33-year-old central midfielder Héctor Herrera, who is also the captain of the Dynamo side is the undisputed top player. The Mexican International has previously played for big clubs like FC Porto and Atlético Madrid in the past. This season Herrera has managed to score four goals and bag 10 assists in the MLS. In the US Open Cup 2023, he has managed to score one goal and one assist.
Inter Miami vs Houston Dynamo previous records
Inter and Houston have previously played against each other just three games, with the latter winning two games against Miami’s one. During their last encounter, back in 23 April 2023, Houston Dynamo won the game 1-0.
Inter Miami vs Houston Dynamo injury and team news
The Herons have the chance to lift two trophies this year, having already won the Leagues Cup title. However, star player Lionel Messi is currently still out injured alongside Jordi Alba who is also recovering from muscle fatigue. Meanwhile, Busquets could make a return after resting the last game. Other injured Inter Miami players include Corentin Jean, Franco Negri, Gregore and Ian Fray. Meanwhile, the Orange Crush have Ifunanyachi Achara and Tate Schmitt both out with knee issues. Attacking midfielder Amine Bassi is also in a doubtful state heading into the match.
Inter Miami vs Houston Dynamo head to head stats
|Total Matches played||3|
|Matches won by Inter Miami||1|
|Matches won by Houston Dynamo||2|
Inter Miami vs Houston Dynamo predicted lineup
Given below are the predicted lineups for the upcoming cup match:
Inter Miami predicted lineup
Callender (GK); Yedlin, Allen, Kryvtsov, Aviles, Sailor; Ruiz, Busquets, Farias; Martinez, Campana
Houston Dynamo predicted lineup:
Clark (GK); Escobar, Bartlow, Hadebe, Smith; Caicedo, Herrera; Iturre, Carasquilla, Kowalczyk; Ibrahim
Inter Miami vs Houston Dynamo score prediction
Going into the match, the Herons are coming off a Florida Derby day draw against Orlando City without Messi, Alba and Busquets. Meanwhile, the Dynamo side lost 2-1 during their MLS fixture against a 10-man Sporting KC. Irrespective of whether the trio features or not, Inter Miami still have a strong set of highly motivated players. As such, they are the favorites to win the match and secure a second trophy this year. Moreover, the Herons have the advantage of playing at their home turf – the DRV PNK Stadium.
Score prediction: Inter Miami 2-0 Houston Dynamo
Inter Miami vs Houston Dynamo how to watch live
Football fans can watch the upcoming match live across the following platforms and TV channels across the following countries:
|Country||TV Channel/Streaming Platform|
|UK||CBS Sports Golazo Network|
|US||CBS Sports Golazo Network, Paramount+, Pluto TV|