Previews: We have tons of preview material up and ready to read before this one kicks off.
REFEREE: Armando Villarreal. AR1 (bench): Peter Manikowski; AR2 (opposite): Corey Parker; 4th: Juan Guzman MLS Career: 61 games; FC/gm: 22.9; Y/gm: 2.8; R: 17; pens: 16
SUSPENDED: SJ: Anibal Godoy (caution accumulation; through Oct. 25)
FINED NEXT YELLOW CARD: DAL: Atiba Harris, Je-Vaughn Watson ... SJ: Fatai Alashe
DISABLED LIST: SJ: Steven Lenhart
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none
ALL-TIME (55 meetings): FC Dallas 18 wins (3 shootout), 65 goals ... Earthquakes 25 wins (4 shootout), 86 goals ... Ties 12 AT DALLAS (27 meetings): FC Dallas 11 wins (1 shootout), 34 goals ... Earthquakes 10 wins (0 shootout), 37 goals ... Ties 6
3/7: DAL 1, SJ 0 (Perez 92+)
6/7: SJ 0, DAL 0
Coaches record: Dominic Kinnear vs. DAL: P31 W12 L7 D12 ... Oscar Pareja vs. SJ: P11 W2 L7 D2
How to watch
Kickoff: 6:00 PM
Venue: Toyota Stadium
TV: TXA 21
Online: MLS Live
Projected lineups: With so much on the line, FC Dallas should have their strongest lineup on the field tonight.
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