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  • August 11, 2012
  • • 9:10 PM
  • • Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
  • Referee: Armando Villarreal
  • • Attendance: 10222
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MLS Preview: FC Dallas - Colorado Rapids

MLS Preview: FC Dallas - Colorado Rapids

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Dallas and Colorado are mired in the depths of the Western Conference, looking to springboard off each other towards the playoffs.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
FC Dallas (4-1-4-1): Hartman; Pertuz, Hedges, John, Benitez; Hernandez; Shea, Jacobson, Ferreira, Castillo; Sealy.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Ugo Ihemelu (concussion symptoms); DF Alex Lee (lower abdominal strain)

DOUBTFUL: FW Blas Perez (R foot sprain); MF Jackson (concussion symptoms); MF Ricardo Villar (R foot strain)
Colorado Rapids (4-2-3-1): Pickens; Freeman, Moor, Wynne, Zapata; Nane, Larentowicz; Mullan, Rivero, Castrillon; Cummings.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Anthony Wallace (L Achilles tear); MF Pablo Mastroeni (headaches)

QUESTIONABLE: FW Edu (R foot contusion); FW Conor Casey (R hamstring tightness)

PROBABLE: DF Tyrone Marshall (R calf tightness)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • This is the third meeting between these teams in 2012. Each team has won once against the other.
  • Two points separate these teams in the standings. Colorado is seventh and Dallas eighth in the Western Conference, though FCD has played one more game.
  • Omar Cummings and Conor Casey have only started five matches together this year. In those five games they scored three and assisted one.
  • Brek Shea returned from a two game absence last weekend and assisted FCD's goal in a 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers.
  • Zach Loyd is suspended for this match.

Players to watch

B. Shea

Position: Midfielder

Games: 0

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O. Cummings

Position: Attacker

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
72%

Top 3 Predictions

FC Dallas DAL
2 - 0
Colorado Rapids RAP
FC Dallas DAL
7 - 1
Colorado Rapids RAP
FC Dallas DAL
0 - 1
Colorado Rapids RAP

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