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  • May 6, 2012
  • • 7:00 PM
  • • Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
  • Referee: M. Geiger
  • • Attendance: 11702
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MLS Preview: FC Dallas - Colorado Rapids

Two old Western rivals meet in Texas with nearly identical records, extending to points and goals conceded.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
FC Dallas (4-5-1): Hartman; Loyd, John, Ihemelu, Benitez; Castillo, Jackson, Hernandez, Jacobson, Shea; Perez.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF David Ferreira (R foot surgery); MF Ricardo Villar (R foot strain); MF Andrew Wiedeman (sports hernia repair); MF Carlos Rodriguez (L elbow dislocation)

PROBABLE: GK Kevin Hartman (lower back spasms)
Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Pickens; Freeman, Wynne, Moor, Zapata; Mullan, Larentowicz, Rivero, Castrillon; Cummings, Cascio.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Anthony Wallace (L Achilles tear); MF Pablo Mastroeni (headaches); MF Ross LaBauex (sports hernia)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Jamie Smith (R knee ACL tear); DF Marvell Wynne (R hamstring strain)

PROBABLE: MF Martín Rivero (R quadriceps soreness); FW Conor Casey (L Achilles tear)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These teams are locked on 12 points from nine games, tied for fifth in the Western Conference.
  • Matt Pickens leads the league with 32 blocks. Each of these teams has conceded 12 goals in nine games. FCD hasn't won since Kevin Hartman picked up a back injury.
  • Blas Perez is fifth in MLS with three assists. He also has three goals, topping FCD's charts in both categories.
  • Brek Shea has scored Dallas' last three goals. He put away a penalty in each of the last two, including one in the 1-1 draw with the LA Galaxy.
  • The Rapids' new signing, Luis Edu, played for Sao Paulo from 1997-2000. The same Brazilian club produced FCD's Ricardo Villar.

Players to watch

Jackson Gonçalves

Position: Defender

Games: 0

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J. Larentowicz

Position: Midfielder

Games: 0

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Editor's Prediction

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Dallas

Colorado Rapids

Wins
3
1
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

FC Dallas DAL
FC Dallas Dallas
Draw
Colorado Rapids RAP
Colorado Rapids Colorado Rapids
39%
23%
38%

Top 3 Predictions

FC Dallas DAL
1 - 2
Colorado Rapids RAP
FC Dallas DAL
2 - 1
Colorado Rapids RAP
FC Dallas DAL
1 - 1
Colorado Rapids RAP

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