The boys are back in town as FC Dallas looks to end a three-game losing streak tonight as they host the Portland Timbers.
Previews: We have tons of preview material up and ready to read before this one kicks off.
REFEREE: Alan Kelly. AR1 (bench): Jonathan Johnson; AR2 (opposite): Eric Weisbrod; 4th: Younes Marrakchi MLS Career: 42 games; FC/gm: 26.4; Y/gm: 3.3; R: 11; pens: 19
SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: none
SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: DAL: Maynor Figueroa, Atiba Harris, Walker Zimmerman ... POR: Alvas Powell, Jermaine Taylor
DISABLED LIST: none
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none
ALL-TIME (14 meetings): FC Dallas 5 wins, 27 goals ... Timbers 5 wins, 19 goals ... Ties 4
AT DALLAS (7 meetings): FC Dallas 4 wins, 17 goals ... Timbers 1 win,
FUTURE MATCH: 9/3: FC Dallas vs. Portland Timbers, 8 p.m. CT
Coaches record: Caleb Porter vs. DAL: P9 W4 L3 D2 ... Oscar Pareja vs. SJ: P12 W5 L5 D2
FC Dallas Injury Report
OUT: Alejandro Zendejas - Osteitis Pubis, Matt Hedges - meniscus surgery
QUESTIONABLE: Jesse Gonzalez - cervical muscle strain
First half/second half scoring. According to the game notes, Dallas has scored eight of its 15 goals in the first half of matches this season. Portland has scored 12 of its 15 goals in the second half of matches this season.
Free kick Mauro. Mauro Diaz is drawing 3.42 fouls per match – the highest per‐game average in MLS this season (24 fouls in seven matches).
How to watch
Kickoff: 8:00 PM
Venue: Toyota Stadium
TV: Time Warner Cable Sports
Online: MLS Live
Projected lineups: Could we see more of what we had in Toronto last weekend? We figure Chris Seitz will be in goal but will there be any other changes?
Prediction: Our staff has a full list of predictions, which one are you going with?
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