Previews: We have tons of preview material up and ready to read before this one kicks off.
REFEREE: Ismail Elfath. AR1 (bench): Eric Boria; AR2 (opposite): Jeff Hosking; 4th: Daniel Radford MLS Career: 60 games; FC/gm: 25.0; Y/gm: 3.2; R: 15; pens: 17
SUSPENDED: VAN: Steven Beitashour (caution accumulation; through Oct. 7)
SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: VAN: Sam Adekugbe, Pa-Modou Kah, Cristian Techera, Kendall Waston ... DAL: Atiba Harris
SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: VAN: Jordan Harvey, Gershon Koffie, Nicolas Mezquida, Octavio Rivero, Russell Teibert, Pedro Morales, Matias Laba ... DAL: Kellyn Acosta, Matt Hedges, Ryan Hollingshead, Victor Ulloa, Dan Kennedy, Atiba Harris, Michel
DISABLED LIST: none
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: VAN: Sam Adekugbe, Kianz Froese, Marco Bustos (Canada; vs. Ghana, 10/13); Caleb Clarke (Canada; CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship) ... DAL: Fabian Castillo (Colombia; vs. Peru, 10/8; at Uruguay, 10/13)
ALL-TIME (12 meetings): Whitecaps FC 3 wins, 11 goals ... FC Dallas 7 wins, 18 goals ... Ties 2
AT VANCOUVER (7 meetings): Whitecaps FC 3 wins, 9 goals ... FC Dallas 2 wins, 8 goals ... Ties 2
FUTURE MATCH: 10/14: FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 8 p.m. CT
Coaches record: Carl Robinson vs. DAL: P4 W2 L1 D1 ... Oscar Pareja vs. VAN: P10 W3 L5 D2
How to watch
Kickoff: 9:00 PM
Venue: BC Place
TV: TXA 21
Online: MLS Live
Projected lineups: With no Fabian Castillo (call up), we will see Oscar Pareja make a couple line up changes tonight. The big question may come down to whether or not he rests Mauro Diaz again here and move to a 4-4-2 lineup with Blas Perez and David Texeira or if he keeps the 4-2-3-1.
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