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May 18, 2013 10:30 PM EDT
CenturyLink Field — Seattle, Washington
Referee:‬ M. Geiger‎
Attendance:‬ 38979‎
Kenny Cooper 54′
31′ Lamar Neagle
Michel 61′

MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC - FC Dallas

MLS-topping Dallas travels to Seattle to take on a team it has only beaten once in franchise history.

By Zac Lee Rigg

DeAndre Yedlin, Seattle Sounders FC, MLS
Otto Greule Jr
Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Yedlin, Traore, Scott, Gonzalez; Rosales, Alonso, Evans, Carrasco; Neagle, Johnson.


OUT: Josh Ford (R patella fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Marc Burch (pubic sprain), Shalrie Joseph (R hamstring strain), Obafemi Martins (R leg tendon injury), Steve Zakuani (abdominal strain)
FC Dallas (4-4-2): Fernandez; Loyd, Hedges, Woodberry, Benitez; Castillo, Watson, Michel, Jackson; Hassli, 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)
  • In a 2-1 home win over D.C. United, Dallas extended its unbeaten run to nine games, the second longest streak in club history. FCD went 19 games unbeaten in 2010.
  • Seattle's run without defeat is five games following a 4-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes.
  • The Sounders haven't conceded in 219 minutes.
  • In nine all-time meetings between these clubs, Dallas has won only once.
  • The Hoops top the MLS table with 24 points from 11 games. Seattle is second from bottom in the Western Conference, albeit with two games in hand over FCD.

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81Michael GspurningGoalkeeper
17DeAndre YedlinDefender
12Leonardo GonzálezDefender
18Djimi TraoreDefender
34Jhon Kennedy HurtadoDefender
3Brad EvansMidfielder
6Osvaldo AlonsoMidfielder
7Mario MartínezMidfielder
7Eddie JohnsonStriker
17Servando CarrascoMidfielder
27Lamar NeagleMidfielder
24Marcus HahnemannGoalkeeper
4Marc BurchDefender
20Zach ScottDefender
12Alex CaskeyMidfielder
21Shalrie JosephMidfielder
9Obafemi MartinsStriker
16David EstradaStriker
1R. FernándezGoalkeeper
5Jair BenítezDefender
17Zach LoydDefender
21London WoodberryDefender
24Matt HedgesDefender
27Jevaughn WatsonMidfielder
7B. PérezStriker
29Eric HassliStriker
33Kenny CooperStriker
18Chris SeitzGoalkeeper
22Stephen KeelDefender
25Walker ZimmermanDefender
4Andrew JacobsonMidfielder
-D. FerreiraMidfielder
16Bobby WarshawDefender
11Fabian Andrés CastilloStriker
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
Chivas USA
5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Columbus Crew
4 2
Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
3 2