FC Dallas hopes to remain hot and go for a fourth straight win tonight as they visit the San Jose Earthquakes.
This will be the second meeting between these two squads this season as they played to a 2-2 draw back in April in Frisco.
Previews: We have tons of preview material up and ready to read before this one kicks off.
REFEREE: Juan Guzman. AR1 (bench): Adam Garner; AR2 (opposite): Eduardo Mariscal; 4th: Alejandro Mariscal MLS Career: 67 games; FC/gm: 25.4; Y/gm: 3.6; R: 21; pens: 15
SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: SJ: Anibal Godoy ... DAL: Walker Zimmerman
SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: SJ: Fatai Alashe ... DAL: Maynor Figueroa
DISABLED LIST: none
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: SJ: Chris Wondolowski (USA; vs. Ecuador 5/25, vs. Bolivia 5/28); Simon Dawkins (Jamaica; vs. Chile 5/27); Anibal Godoy, Alberto Quintero (Panama; vs. Venezuela 5/24, vs. Brazil 5/29); Kip Colvey (New Zealand; OFC Nations Cup) ... DAL: Maynor Figueroa (Honduras; vs. Argentina 5/27); Carlos Gruezo (Ecuador; vs. USA 5/25)
ALL-TIME (57 meetings): Earthquakes 25 wins (4 shootout), 89 goals ... FC Dallas 19 wins (3 shootout), 69 goals ...Ties 13
AT SAN JOSE (28 meetings): Earthquakes 15 wins (4 shootout), 49 goals ... FC Dallas 7 wins (2 shootout), 31 goals ... Ties 6
FUTURE MATCH: 7/8: San Jose Earthquakes vs. FC Dallas, 7:30 p.m. PT (UNI)
Coaches record: Dominic Kinnear vs. DAL: P33 W12 L8 D13 ... Oscar Pareja vs. SJ: P13 W3 L7 D3
FC Dallas Injury Report
OUT: Alejandro Zendejas - Osteitis Pubis, Michael Barrios - knee strain
QUESTIONABLE: Maximiliano Urruti - left ankle strain
Zimmerman in the air. According to the club's game notes, defender Walker Zimmerman is the league’s top aerial duel threat. He leads MLS in aerials won with 48 on 59 duals in 2016, four more than any other player. With 4.4 aerials won per game, the center back is one of two players in MLS averaging more than four per game along with Kei Kamara.
Shots. FC Dallas’ offense ranks third in shots (195), second in shots on goal (74) and third in corner kicks (78).
How to watch
Kickoff: 9:30 PM
Venue: Ayaya Stadium
Online: MLS Live
Projected lineups: Do Mauro Diaz and Matt Hedges make their return to the line up tonight or does Oscar Pareja continue with a lineup that has worked these last couple weeks?
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