The rough road trip ended for FC Dallas last week with another loss which meant their spot in the various Power Rankings was not good again.
Note: It should be pointed out that the majority of these rankings came out earlier in the week before FCD's win over Portland.
Comment: The lack of a Blas Perez replacement is starting to tell. Dallas never have an easy outlet, and even a team with this much skill occasionally needs someone they can hoof the ball toward.
Comment: A third straight shutout extended FCD’s losing streak to three games, during which it has been outscored, 8-0. On Wednesday, FCD hosts the Portland, which it beat at Providence Park, 3-1, last month.
Comment: Oscar Pareja's team will be happy to be back at Toyota Stadium when they host the Timbers on Wednesday after a three-game road trip that turned into a three-game losing streak.
Comment: Dallas was handed a tough assignment, serving as fodder for Toronto FC in the re-opening of an absolutely electric BMO Field on Saturday. Dallas got cut open by a superb Sebastian Giovinco assist on Toronto’s goal, and could have earned a point with better finishing. Still, three consecutive losses, continued defensive issues, and weakness away from home all spell trouble,
Comment: A three-game road trip produced a three-game losing streak for FC Dallas. Surprisingly, it has been the attack that has sputtered in recent weeks, with the latest defeat, a shutout, serving as a bit of a message. FC Dallas needs more reliable options up front, even with all of the attacking talent creating from the center of the field.