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  • March 2, 2013
  • • 8:40 PM
  • • Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
  • Referee: A. Chapman
  • • Attendance: 18075
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MLS Preview: FC Dallas - Colorado Rapids

MLS Preview: FC Dallas - Colorado Rapids

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These two sides underachieved last season, and will look to start off the 2013 campaign on the right foot.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
FC Dallas (4-2-3-1): Seitz; Loyd, John, Hedges, Michel; Jacobson, Warshaw; Jackson, Ferreira, Castillo; Cooper


Colorado Rapids (4-3-3): Pickens; Wynne, Moore, Calderon, Mullan; Mastroeni, Powers, Thomas; Cascio, Harris, Harbottle


  DID YOU KNOW?
  • This game will be a rematch of the 2010 MLS Cup final. Colorado won that game 2-1 after a George John own goal in extra time.
  • Neither of these teams made the playoffs last season, just two years after meeting in that final. Dallas finished sixth and Colorado ended seventh in the Western Conference.
  • Dallas had the edge between these teams last season, notching 2-1 and 3-2 victories after Colorado won the first meeting 2-0.
  • Colorado head coach Oscar Pareja played seven seasons with FC Dallas, and served on the coaching staff for another another six.
  • FC Dallas brought back club legend Kenny Cooper in the offseason, trading allocation money to prise him from New York. Cooper scored 40 goals in 90 games for the Hoops between 2006 and 2009.

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
86%

Top 3 Predictions

FC Dallas DAL
2 - 0
Colorado Rapids RAP
FC Dallas DAL
3 - 1
Colorado Rapids RAP
FC Dallas DAL
2 - 2
Colorado Rapids RAP

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