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 NEXT YELLOW CARD: POR: Diego Chara
SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: DAL: Matt Hedges, Maynor Figueroa … POR: Fanendo Adi, Alvas Powell
DISABLED LIST: none
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
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)
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
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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