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Played
May 8, 2013 9:00 PM EDT
Toyota Stadium — Frisco, Texas
Referee:‬ J. Guzmán‎
Attendance:‬ 10112‎
 
77′ (PG) Kenny Cooper

MLS Preview: FC Dallas - Portland Timbers

Two teams riding seven-game unbeaten runs meet in Texas, with Dallas topping the league in points.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Blas Perez, George John, FC Dallas, MLS
Jared Wickerham
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
FC Dallas (4-2-3-1): Fernandez; Loyd, John, Hedges, Benitez; Jacobson, Michel; Castillo, Ferreira, Cooper; Perez.

Injury Report:

OUT: Ugo Ihemelu (concussion - IR), Peter Luccin (torn R ACL - IR)

QUESTIONABLE: Stephen Keel (L quad strain), Andrew Jacobson (R hamstring strain), George John (L knee strain)
Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Ricketts; Harrington, Danso, Baptiste, Jewsbury; W. Johnson, Valeri, Chara; Nagbe, R. Johnson, Wallace.

Injury Report:

OUT: Bright Dike (L ACL surgery), David Horst (R tibia plateau surgery), Brent Richards (L ACL surgery), Mikael Silvestre (L ruptured ACL)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Both these teams are riding seven-game unbeaten runs.
  • In five all-time meetings between these clubs, Dallas has won two and drawn two. FCD is unbeaten in the last four clashes with Portland.
  • Dallas leads the league with 20 points from nine games. Portland, tied for third in the West, has 14 points.
  • In last week's scoreless draw with the New England Revolution, Mikael Silvestre tore his ACL. He will likely miss the rest of the season.
  • Jackson suspended for this match.


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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
1R. FernándezGoalkeeper
5Jair BenítezDefender
17Zach LoydDefender
21London WoodberryDefender
24Matt HedgesDefender
16MichelDefender
-D. FerreiraMidfielder
27Jevaughn WatsonMidfielder
7B. PérezStriker
11Fabian Andrés CastilloStriker
33Kenny CooperStriker
18Chris SeitzGoalkeeper
22Stephen KeelDefender
25Walker ZimmermanDefender
16Bobby WarshawDefender
23Kellyn AcostaMidfielder
28Victor UlloaMidfielder
29Eric HassliStriker
1Donovan RickettsGoalkeeper
5Michael HarringtonDefender
16Andrew-Jean BaptisteDefender
98Mamadou DansoDefender
4Will JohnsonStriker
8Diego ValeriMidfielder
11Kalif AlhassanMidfielder
13Jack JewsburyDefender
21Diego Ferney CharáMidfielder
6Darlington NagbeStriker
9Frédéric PiquionneStriker
-Milos KocicGoalkeeper
-Ryan MillerDefender
11Salvatore ZizzoMidfielder
14Ben ZemanskiMidfielder
20A. ValenciaStriker
-Ryan JohnsonDefender
22Rodney WallaceDefender
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