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FC Dallas vs Colorado Rapids: Match Predictions

Forget a result, can Dallas score a goal?

FC Dallas v Colorado Rapids Photo by Timothy Nwachukwu/Getty Images

Over the weekend Dallas was in a funk, now they’re officially spiraling. Three straight games without a goal, and they endured the embarrassment of visiting Houston without registering a single shot attempt in the first half. One good thing about the condensed schedule is that the games come fast and heavy and Dallas has more chances to rectify their mistakes, but unfortunately the team hasn’t shown any signs of improvement in any of their games.

The staff are continuing to make picks this season and we’re going with a simple points system for 2020:

Correct Result Prediction: 1pt

Correct Score: 1pt

Here are our staff predictions against COL:


Name Result for FCD FCD Score Opposition Score Commentary
Name Result for FCD FCD Score Opposition Score Commentary
Ben Lyon Win 2 1 The smug comments from Sounders fans this week...
Jack Rous Win 2 0 How do they do it? Ricardo Pepi
Jason Poon Loss 0 2 It's been fun but I'm not seeing a way out of Seattle with a win.
Jeff Loftin Loss 1 2 Close loss after controversial play at the other end which mysteriously doesn't get VAR treatment.
Mohammad Bushnaq Loss 1 2 Valiant effort but Dallas falls short in the Pacific NW for their revenge bid.
Nathan Hill Draw 2 2 FC Dallas advance on PKs and claim the Cascadia Cup. Goals from Jara and Pepi.
Ryan Scanlon Loss 1 3 Seattle’s quality and combination play will be too much for FC Dallas which will not let us get away with what we pulled off against Portland. Michael Barrios gives us a glimmer of hope with a goal before Jordan Morris and Nick Lodeiro put this out of reach.

More of us are on the board now! After correctly predicting a draw, though none of us imagined both teams going scoreless, seems like our staff have properly aligned our expectations with the reality of this club.

BigDSoccer Staff Standings

Position Name Point Total
Position Name Point Total
1 Nathan Hill 12
2 Mohammad Bushnaq 8
3 Ben Lyon 7
4 Jason Poon 5
5 Ryan Scanlon 5
6 Scott Hiney 5
7 Drew Epperley 4
8 Jack Rouse 4
9 Jeff Loftin 3
10 Jose Carmona 1

What do you think? Can Dallas get themselves out of this spiral? Will they score a goal? What minute will they register their first shot attempt?