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FC Dallas vs Portland Timbers: Live stream and lineups

Here is your match thread for tonight’s game.

MLS: Western Conference Championship-Portland Timbers at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The final regular season meeting between FC Dallas and the Portland Timbers is here.

REFEREE: Ted Unkel. AR1 (bench): Apolinar Mariscal; AR2 (opposite): Cameron Blanchard; 4th: Fotis Bazakos MLS Career: 42 games; FC/gm: 25.5; Y/gm: 4.2; R: 16; pens: 28 SUSPENDED: none



SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: DAL: Matt Hedges, Maynor Figueroa … POR: Fanendo Adi, Alvas Powell


INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: DAL: Kellyn Acosta (USA; 9/2 at St. Vincent and the Grenadines; 9/6 vs. Trinidad & Tobago); Tesho Akindele (Canada; 9/2 at Honduras; 9/6 vs. El Salvador); Aubrey David (Trinidad & Tobago; 9/2 vs. Guatemala; 9/6 at USA); Carlos Gruezo (Ecuador; 9/1 vs. Brazil; 9/6 at Peru); Maynor Figueroa (Honduras; 9/2 vs. Canada; 9/6 at Mexico) … POR: Darlington Nagbe (USA; 9/2 at St. Vincent and the Grenadines; 9/6 vs. Trinidad & Tobago); Alvas Powell, Jermaine Taylor (Jamaica; 9/2 at Panama; 9/6 vs. Haiti)


ALL-TIME (15 meetings): FC Dallas 6 wins, 29 goals … Timbers 5 wins, 20 goals … Ties 4 AT DALLAS (8 meetings): FC Dallas 5 wins, 19 goals … Timbers 1 win, 7 goals … Ties 2

2016 (MLS):

4/13: POR 1, DAL 3 (Mattocks 67 – Barrios 4; Castillo 26; Akindele 29)
5/11: DAL 2, POR 1 (Hollingshead 55; Zimmerman 57 – Valeri 3)

Coaches record: Caleb Porter vs. DAL: P10 W4 L4 D2 … Oscar Pareja vs. SJ: P13 W6 L5 D2

FC Dallas Injury Report

OUT: Zach Loyd (concussion)

Game Notes:

Come from behind. According to the club’s game notes, FC Dallas is unbeaten (2‐0‐2) at Toyota Stadium in MLS play this season when giving up the first goal. May 11th’s win against Portland was the first time this season the team won a match after trailing at halftime (1‐4‐1).

Diaz and his game winning assists. Mauro Diaz is fourth in MLS in assists (10) despite missing six of Dallas’ 27 games. He is tied for the league lead in game‐winning assists (5). He also posted a game‐ winning and game‐tying assist in the USOC Semifinal.

How to watch

Kickoff: 8:00 PM

Venue: Toyota Stadium

TV: TXA-21

Online: MLS Live

Projected lineups: Given all the absences we should see a pretty different lineup out of Pareja tonight with guys like Mauro Rosales, Victor Ulloa and maybe even Carlos Lizarazo getting a start.

Prediction: Our staff has a full list of predictions, which one are you going with?

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