MLS Preview: FC Dallas - D.C. United
Top meets bottom of the MLS standings when Dallas hosts D.C. United in Texas on Saturday night.
By Zac Lee Rigg
|FC Dallas (4-2-3-1): Fernandez; Loyd, Woodberry, Hedges, Benitez; Michel, Watson; Cooper, Ferreira, Castillo; Perez.
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)
|D.C. United (4-2-3-1): Hamid; Korb, McDonald, Jakovic, Woolard; Kitchen, Saragosa; Porter, De Rosario, Sanchez; Rafael.
OUT: Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), John Thorrington (L medial collateral ligament)
QUESTIONABLE: Nick DeLeon (R hamstring strain), Chris Pontius (L groin strain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Dallas has the most points in the league, 21. D.C. United has the fewest with four.
- Of the seven teams with four points of fewer after eight games to begin an MLS season, three made the playoffs.
- D.C. won the only meeting with FCD last season, but hasn't won in Frisco, Texas since 2007 (two draws and two losses).
- United has lost six games in a row, including a 4-0 embarrassing at the hands of the Houston Dynamo in RFK Stadium. D.C. has lost four straight at home.
- Dallas leads the Western Conference with 16 goals. David Ferreira is tied for third in the league with three assists.
Top 3 Predictions
FC Dallas 2-0 D.C. United
- 25 %
FC Dallas 1-0 D.C. United
- 25 %
FC Dallas 5-0 D.C. United
- 12.5 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 11, 2013||FC Dallas 2 - D.C. United 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Mar 30, 2012||D.C. United 4 - FC Dallas 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 16, 2011||FC Dallas 0 - D.C. United 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 7, 2011||D.C. United 0 - FC Dallas 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Aug 14, 2010||D.C. United 1 - FC Dallas 3|
|Oct 26, 2013||San Jose Earthquakes 2 - FC Dallas 1||MLS|
|Oct 19, 2013||FC Dallas 2 - Seattle Sounders FC 0||MLS|
|Oct 12, 2013||FC Dallas 2 - Chicago Fire 3||MLS|
|Oct 5, 2013||Real Salt Lake 1 - FC Dallas 1||MLS|
|Sep 29, 2013||FC Dallas 2 - Columbus Crew 4||MLS|
|11||Fabian Andrés Castillo||Striker|
|14||Dwayne De Rosario||Midfielder|
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