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Played
April 20, 2013 8:40 PM EDT
Toyota Stadium — Frisco, Texas
Referee:‬ J. Rivero‎
Attendance:‬ 14339‎
 
30′ (OG) Brad Rusin
 
50′ B. Pérez
 

MLS Preview: FC Dallas - Vancouver Whitecaps

FC Dallas looks to maintain its Supporters' Shield pace against the struggling Whitecaps, who haven't won since March 9.

By Keith Hickey

George John, FC Dallas, MLS
Brett Deering
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FC Dallas (4-2-3-1): Fernandez; Michel, John, Hedges, Loyd; Warshaw, Jacobson; Cooper, Ferreira, Jackson; Perez.

Injury Report:

OUT: Ugo Ihemelu (concussion) - IR, Peter Luccin (torn R ACL) - IR, Walker Zimmerman (groin injury), Stephen Keel (L quad strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Ramon Nunez (torn ACL), Jair Benitez (L hamstring strain)
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, O'Brien, Rusin, Rocha; Reo-Coker, Davidson; Camilo, Kobayashi, Teibert; Hertzog.

Injury Report:

OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon)

QUESTIONABLE: Kenny Miller (R hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • FC Dallas has the best record in MLS. The Hoops have taken 16 points from seven games.
  • Dallas' 11 goals this season are the most of any MLS team.
  • Vancouver started the season strong, with two wins, but the Whitecaps have failed to win in their last four matches.
  • The 'Caps have played an almost neutral season so far. They sit fifth in the West, the middle spot in the conference, have posted a 2-2-2 record, and have a neutral goal difference, with seven goals scored and seven goals allowed.
  • Vancouver has committed just 62 fouls this season, the best disciplinary record in MLS.


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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 7, 2013 FC Dallas 3 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 27, 2013 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - FC Dallas 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 20, 2013 FC Dallas 2 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 15, 2012 FC Dallas 1 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 15, 2012 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0 - FC Dallas 2
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
1R. FernándezGoalkeeper
5Jair BenítezDefender
11JacksonDefender
14George JohnDefender
17Zach LoydDefender
24Matt HedgesDefender
16MichelDefender
4Andrew JacobsonMidfielder
-D. FerreiraMidfielder
7B. PérezStriker
33Kenny CooperStriker
18Chris SeitzGoalkeeper
21London WoodberryDefender
16Bobby WarshawDefender
23Kellyn AcostaMidfielder
27Jevaughn WatsonMidfielder
11Fabian Andrés CastilloStriker
29Eric HassliStriker
-Joe CannonGoalkeeper
-Brad RusinDefender
4Alain RochatDefender
12Young-Pyo LeeDefender
40Andy O'BrienDefender
29Matthew WatsonMidfielder
20Nigel Reo-CokerMidfielder
-Jun DavidsonMidfielder
31Russell TeibertMidfielder
19Erik HurtadoStriker
-Tom HeinemannStriker
18Brad KnightonGoalkeeper
2Jordan HarveyDefender
16J. LeverónDefender
28Gershon KoffieMidfielder
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
11Darren MattocksStriker
23Kekuta MannehStriker
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
Striker
Rangers
3 2