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FC Dallas Vs. Real Salt Lake: Game Thread

FRISCO, TX - MAY 14:  Goalkeeper Kevin Hartman #1 of FC Dallas hopes to get three more points tonight against Real Salt Lake. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
FRISCO, TX - MAY 14: Goalkeeper Kevin Hartman #1 of FC Dallas hopes to get three more points tonight against Real Salt Lake. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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It's game day here in Frisco. FC Dallas is hosting Real Salt Lake tonight in a big Western Conference match. Both teams will be gunning for three points, especially now that both Portland and Seattle are neck and neck with the two sides in the standings after last night. 

Dallas comes into this game riding a five-game unbeaten run while RSL are unbeaten in their last two league matches. Both clubs last loss came in Portland ironically enough. 

Feel free to use this thread as your in-game discussion tonight!

(Read on for more game info, March to the Match info, rosters and more)

REFEREE: David Gantar. 
SAR (bench): Claudio Badea; 
JAR (opposite): Eric Boria; 
4th: Matthew Foerster 
MLS Career: 4 games; FC/gm: 23.5; Y/gm: 3.5; R: 1; pens: 0 


OUT: DF Edson Edward (R knee ACL tear); MF David Ferreira (R ankle); 
DOUBTFUL: DF Jair Benitez (L knee); FW Maykel Galindo (L plantar fascia strain); FW Milton Rodriguez (IT band syndrome) ... 

OUT: MF Javier Morales (L ankle fracture dislocation); 
QUESTIONABLE: FW Fabian Espíndola (L back muscle spasms); FW Paulo Jr. (L hamstring strain); 
PROBABLE: FW Álvaro Saborío (R knee swelling) 

DAL: Victor Ulloa (U.S. U-20 national team) ... 
RSL: Luis Gil, Donny Toia (U.S. U-20 national team) ... 



BROADCAST: 6:00 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Southwest; 1270 AM La Voz Del Pueblo 

ALL-TIME (18 meetings): FC Dallas 11 wins, 30 goals ... Real 6 wins, 24 goals ... Ties 1 
AT DALLAS (1 meeting): FC Dallas 8 wins, 18 goals ... Real 0 wins, 5 goals ... Ties 0 
RETURN MATCH: 7/9: Real Salt Lake vs. FC Dallas, 7 p.m. MT 
7/17: DAL 2, RSL 0 (Shea 69; Harris 76); 
10/16: RSL 2, DAL 0 (Grabavoy 59; Morales 90) 

Coaches record: 
Schellas Hyndman v RSL: P5 W2 L3 D0 
Jason Kreis vs. DAL: P9 W4 L5 D0     

4:00 p.m. March to the Match tailgate at Londoner Frisco
- March to the Match led by Dallas Cup champion FC Dallas 96 Boys Premier 

4:30 p.m. Pizza Hut Park gates open with Happy Hour featuring $2 beers, $4 'ritas, $4 wine and $5 beer bombers available at the Beer Garden 
- Pre-game performance by members of Bowling for Soup at the Beer Garden 

6:00 p.m. Kickoff 
- FC Dallas will honor the family of Freddy Garcia and Freddy Fund at halftime 
- Join the FC Dallas Supporters during the 19th minute for 96 seconds of chanting. Chanting will start with "I Believe in FCD" followed by "Dallas 'Til I Die" and conclude with "FC Dallas Ole Ole Ole."     

Starting lineups:

FC Dallas Starting XI: Kevin HartmanJackson GoncalvesUgo IhemeluGeorge John,Zach LoydEric AlexanderDaniel HernandezBrek SheaAndrew JacobsonMarvin Chavez, and Fabian Castillo.

Real Salt Lake Starting XI: Nick Rimando; Tony Beltan, Jamison OlaveNat Borchers,Chris WingertNed GrabavoyKyle Beckerman, Andy Williams; Arturo Alverez, and Alvaro Saborio