FC Dallas looks to knock off Western Conference rivals LA Galaxy tonight.
REFEREE: Drew Fischer. AR1 (bench): Jeremy Hanson; AR2 (opposite): Jeff Hosking; 4th: David Gantar MLS Career: 62 games; FC/gm: 26.7; Y/gm: 3.1; R: 7; pens: 16
SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: DAL: Maynor Figueroa, Matt Hedges … LA: Jeff Larentowicz, Jelle Van Damme
SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: LA: A.J. DeLaGarza
DISABLED LIST: none
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none
ALL-TIME (66 meetings): FC Dallas 22 wins (1 shootout), 89 goals …Galaxy 33 wins (1 shootout), 118 goals …Ties 11
AT DALLAS (33 meetings): FC Dallas 17 wins (0 shootout), 56 goals … Galaxy 9 wins (0 shootout), 49 goals … Ties 7
RETURN MATCH: 10/23: LA Galaxy vs. FC Dallas, 1 p.m. PT
LAST YEAR (MLS):
5/9: DAL 2, LA 1 (Blas Perez 77; Akindele 86 – Zardes 59)
8/15: DAL 1, LA 2 (Barrios 33 – Keane 51, 55)
9/27: LA 3, DAL 2 (dos Santos 11; Keane 14; Gerrard 57 – Barrios 35; Harris 86)
Coaches record: Bruce Arena vs. DAL: P30 W16 L10 T4 … Oscar Pareja vs. LA: P12 W4 L7 T1
FC Dallas Injury Report
OUT: Zach Loyd (concussion)
Score early and often. FCD has scored 15 goals, two behind NYCFC’s 17, in the opening 30 minutes of MLS matches this season.
Diaz assist watch. According to the club’s game notes, Diaz is tied for fourth in MLS in assists (11) despite missing six of Dallas’ 31 games. He is tied for the league lead in game‐winning assists (5). He also posted game‐winning and game‐tying assists in the USOC Semifinal.
How to watch
Kickoff: 8:00 PM
Venue: Toyota Stadium
Online: MLS Live
Projected lineups: We know Oscar Pareja used a reserve-heavy lineup on Wednesday night so we fully expect our regular starters out there tonight.
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