I calculated strength of schedule (weighing home field advantage) for the entirety of the remaining MLS schedule. Unfortunately, it turns out that FC Dallas has one of the tougher slates in the league. Meanwhile Vancouver, who they have to draw even with, has the easiest schedule.
FCD has to be commended for making this a race, but they'll have to overcome a decidedly uphill climb to finish the job.
(click the title of this post to be taken to the full article at The Shin Guardian)
Sources say FC Dallas has filed an appeal of the red card shown to Reto Ziegler against the Seattle Sounders. It now goes to a three-person panel that will decide if the center back is eligible for Saturday’s match vs. Minnesota Unted.