Neither of these teams can qualify for the playoffs, so the last matchday of the regular season means very little to them.
|FC Dallas (4-1-4-1): Hartman; Loyd, Pertuz, Hedges, Benitez; Hernandez; Villar, Jacobson, Ferreira, Castillo; Perez.
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.
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.