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REFEREE: Hilario Grajeda. AR1 (bench): Ian Anderson; AR2 (opposite): James Conlee; 4th: Mark Geiger
MLS Career: 123 games; FC/gm: 24.3; Y/gm: 3.5; R: 22; pens: 21
SUSPENDED: DAL: Carlos Gruezo (caution accumulation; through April 17)
SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: none
SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: DAL: Maynor Figueroa
DISABLED LIST: none
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none
ALL-TIME (56 meetings): FC Dallas 19 wins (3 shootout), 67 goals ... Earthquakes 25 wins (4 shootout), 87 goals ... Ties 12
AT DALLAS (28 meetings): FC Dallas 12 wins (1 shootout), 36 goals ... Earthquakes 10 wins (0 shootout), 38 goals ... Ties 6
RETURN MATCHES: 6/19: Sporting Kansas City vs. FC Dallas, 4 p.m. CT (ESPN1); 8/13: FC Dallas vs. Sporting Kansas City, 8 p.m. CT
LAST YEAR (MLS):
3/14: DAL 3, KC 1 (Blas Perez 17, 52; Castillo 73 - Espinoza 44)
5/29: KC 4, DAL 0 (Nemeth 19; Feilhaber 51; Ellis 57; Zusi 64)
9/18: KC 3, DAL 1 (Feilhaber 65, 76; Dwyer 83 - Ulloa 80)
Coaches record: Peter Vermes vs. DAL: P11 W5 L4 D2 ... Oscar Pareja vs. KC: P6 W1 L3 D2
FC Dallas Injury Report
OUT: Alejandro Zendejas - Osteitis Pubis
QUESTIONABLE: Mauro Diaz - thigh
Road winners. According to the game notes, a 3‐0 win at D.C. United on Saturday, March 26th and a 3‐1 win at Portland on Wednesday, April 13th, FC Dallas has won consecutive road games by multiple goals for the first time in over ten years. FCD last achieved this feat in May 2005 with a 5‐2 win at Chivas USA and a 2‐0 win at D.C. United. Those are the only two times in franchise history that Dallas has won consecutive road games by multiple goals.
Ulloa's form. FC Dallas is 3‐0‐0 and has outscored opponents 8‐1 when Victor Ulloa goes the full 90 minutes this season. FC Dallas is 29‐14‐11, when Ulloa plays 90 minutes, since the Wylie, Texas, native played his first 90‐minute match on May 4, 2014.
Home streaking. Dallas is currently enjoying its fifth‐longest home unbeaten streak in franchise history.
How to watch
Kickoff: 6:00 PM
Venue: Toyota Stadium
Online: Fox Sports To Gp
Projected lineups: How much change will happen on short rest? Time will tell but we aren't expecting any Mauro Diaz again tonight.
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