Previews: We have tons of preview material up and ready to read before this one kicks off.
REFEREE: Silviu Petrescu. AR1 (bench): Jeremy Hanson; AR2 (opposite): Kathryn Nesbitt; 4th: David Gantar MLS Career: 108 games; FC/gm: 27.6; Y/gm: 3.6; R: 15; pens: 21
SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: none
SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: DAL: Maynor Figueroa, Atiba Harris ... VAN: Octavio Rivero
DISABLED LIST: none
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none
ALL-TIME (14 meetings): Whitecaps FC 3 wins, 11 goals ... FC Dallas 8 wins, 20 goals ... Ties 3
AT VANCOUVER (8 meetings): Whitecaps FC 3 wins, 9 goals ... FC Dallas 2 wins, 8 goals ... Ties 3
7/31: FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 6 p.m. CT
LAST YEAR (MLS):
8/22: VAN 1, DAL 0 (Techera 32)
10/7: VAN 0, DAL 0
10/14: DAL 2, VAN 0 (Barrios 32; Diaz 52)
Coaches record: Oscar Pareja vs. VAN: P12 W4 L5 D3 ... Carl Robinson vs. DAL: P6 W2 L2 D2
FC Dallas Injury Report
OUT: Alejandro Zendejas - Osteitis Pubis, Matt Hedges - meniscus surgery
Maxi's form. According to the game notes, Argentine forward Maxi Urruti has started life with FC Dallas as one of thehottest forwards in the league with three goals and two assists through eightgames. When Maxi finds his way on to the score sheet, FCD wins. Dallas is 5‐0‐0 in matches where Urruti logs a goal or an assist this season and 0‐1‐2 inmatches where he fails to find the score sheet.
Barrios scoring. Five of Michael Barrios' 11 MLS goals have come away from Toyota Stadium.
Shooting on goal. Dallas ranks first in MLS in shots on goal this season (45). NYCFC ranks secondwith 39. Dallas (120), D.C. United (113), Portland (109), NYCFC (106) and NYRed Bulls (105) are the only teams in MLS to have attempted more than 100shots.
How to watch
Kickoff: 9:30 PM
Venue: Toyota Stadium
TV: Time Warner Sports
Online: MLS Live
Projected lineups: Mauro Diaz is back with the club after sitting out for the last few weeks. Now the question becomes does Oscar Pareja put him back in the lineup?
Prediction: Our staff has a full list of predictions, which one are you going with?
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