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April 27, 2013 6:00 PM EDT
BC Place Stadium — Vancouver, British Columbia
Referee:‬ R. Salazar‎
Attendance:‬ 19967‎
 

MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - FC Dallas

These teams meet for the second time in a week, with Dallas aiming to retain the top spot in MLS.

By Keith Hickey

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Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, O'Brien, Rusin, Rochat; Reo-Coker, Davidson; Hurtado, Kobayashi, Teibert; Hertzog.

Injury Report:

OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon)

QUESTIONABLE: Kenny Miller (R hamstring strain), Corey Hertog (Concussion symptoms)
FC Dallas (4-2-3-1): Fernandez; Loyd, John, Hedges, Benitez; Jacobsen, Michel; 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), Jonathan Top (R groin strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • With a 6-1-1 showing, FC Dallas has the best record in MLS right now, with 19 points to show.
  • Vancouver needed a late comeback to overcome FC Edmonton 2-3 in the Canadian Championship on Wednesday, scoring the equalizing and winning goals in the 83rd and 89th minutes.
  • These sides met just last week, the Hoops running out 2-0 winners over the 'Caps.
  • FC Dallas' 13 goals gives it the best offense in the Western Conference, and ties it for best overall. Vancouver's nine conceded are tied for worst in the West.
  • Dallas' David Ferreira is part of a six-way tie for most assists this season, with three.


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Available Squads
-Joe CannonGoalkeeper
-Brad RusinDefender
4Alain RochatDefender
12Young-Pyo LeeDefender
40Andy O'BrienDefender
20Nigel Reo-CokerMidfielder
16Daigo KobayashiMidfielder
-Jun DavidsonMidfielder
28Gershon KoffieMidfielder
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
11Darren MattocksStriker
18Brad KnightonGoalkeeper
2Jordan HarveyDefender
16J. LeverónDefender
31Russell TeibertMidfielder
19Erik HurtadoStriker
23Kekuta MannehStriker
-Tom HeinemannStriker
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
27Jevaughn WatsonMidfielder
11Fabian Andrés CastilloStriker
-Bradlee BaladezStriker
29Eric HassliStriker
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