FC Dallas hits the road for the first of three straight road games across two competitions (MLS and CCL). Up first is a visit to Utah to battle Real Salt Lake.
Previews: We have tons of preview material up and ready to read before this one kicks off.
REFEREE: Jose Carlos Rivero. AR1 (bench): Ian Anderson; AR2 (opposite): Eduardo Mariscal; 4th: Younes Marrakchi MLS Career: 63 games; FC/gm: 26.8; Y/gm: 3.8; R: 17; pens: 28
SUSPENDED: DAL: Atiba Harris (caution accumulation; through Aug. 21)
SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: RSL: Tony Beltran
SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: RSL: Sunday Stephen, Aaron Maund … DAL: Matt Hedges
DISABLED LIST: none
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none
ALL-TIME (32 meetings): Real 10 wins, 38 goals … FC Dallas 17 wins, 46 goals … Ties 5 AT SALT LAKE (17 meetings): Real 9 wins, 28 goals … FC Dallas 5 wins, 19 goals … Ties 3 FUTURE MATCH: 9/24: Real Salt Lake vs. FC Dallas, 7:30 p.m. MT
Coaches record: Jeff Cassar vs. DAL: P6 W1 L4 D1 … Oscar Pareja vs. RSL: P12 W6 L3 D3
FC Dallas Injury Report
OUT: Zach Loyd (concussion)
Strong run. According to the club’s game notes, FC Dallas has compiled a record of 12‐2‐5, across all competitions, since ending a three‐game losing streak on May 11.
Early goals. FC Dallas has scored an MLS‐leading 13 goals in the first 30 minutes of matches this season.
How to watch
Kickoff: 9:00 PM
Venue: Rio Tinto Stadium
Online: MLS Live
Projected lineups: FC Dallas has three games on the schedule for the next eight days, including this one, how Pareja juggles his lineup will be key. Look for a strong lineup tonight with Aubrey David getting the start for the suspended Atiba Harris.
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