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October 28, 2012 7:07 PM EDT
Toyota Stadium — Frisco, Texas
Referee:‬ M. Foerster‎
Attendance:‬ 14783‎
 

MLS Preview: FC Dallas - Chivas USA

Neither of these teams can qualify for the playoffs, so the last matchday of the regular season means very little to them.

By Zac Lee Rigg

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
FC Dallas (4-1-4-1): Hartman; Loyd, Pertuz, Hedges, Benitez; Hernandez; Villar, Jacobson, Ferreira, Castillo; Perez.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Ugo Ihemelu (concussion symptoms); GK Chris Seitz (illness)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Jackson (R quad strain); MF Brek Shea (abdominal strain); DF George John (R ankle sprain)
Chivas USA (4-2-3-1): Melia; Riley, McKenzie, Joseph, Villafana; Vagenas, Zemanski; Agudelo, LaBrocca, Smith; Moreno.

INJURY REPORT

DOUBTFUL: FW Juan Pablo Angel (L ankle sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Ante Jazic (L knee MCL sprain)

PROBABLE: GK Dan Kennedy (R knee effusion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • This is the last matchday of the regular season. Neither of these teams qualified for the playoffs. Chivas USA is last in the West and Dallas was the last team eliminated from postseason contention in the West.
  • This is the third meeting between these teams this season. They drew the previous two encounters.
  • Dallas hasn't lost to the Goats since 2009, going six games unbeaten in this fixture.
  • A loss to the Colorado Rapids last week extended Chivas USA's club-record winless run to 13 matches. Reports from Mexico suggest that coach Robin Fraser will be replaced by Efrain Flores.
  • John Valencia is suspended for this match.


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Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
-Kevin HartmanGoalkeeper
11JacksonDefender
-H. PertúzDefender
17Zach LoydDefender
24Matt HedgesDefender
-C. RodríguezDefender
4Andrew JacobsonMidfielder
-D. FerreiraMidfielder
-Julian De GuzmanDefender
11Fabian Andrés CastilloStriker
7B. PérezStriker
40Richard SanchezGoalkeeper
5Jair BenítezDefender
-Daniel HernándezMidfielder
10Ricardo VillarMidfielder
16Bobby WarshawDefender
14James MarcelinMidfielder
19Scott SealyStriker
28Tim MeliaGoalkeeper
2Bobby BurlingDefender
19Jorge VillafanaDefender
33Peter VagenasMidfielder
30O. MindaMidfielder
51M. BolañosMidfielder
21Shalrie JosephMidfielder
14Ben ZemanskiMidfielder
-Ryan SmithMidfielder
16J. AgudeloStriker
15Alejandro MorenoStriker
-Patrick McLainGoalkeeper
-Dan CaliffDefender
12Marco DelgadoMidfielder
-Laurent CourtoisMidfielder
-Casey TownsendStriker
-J. CorreaStriker
-César RomeroStriker
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
6 3
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Dominic Dwyer Dominic Dwyer
Striker
Sporting KC
4 1