New York hasn't won in eight matches, a stat it will have to remedy to regain a playoff position. Up next is a stern test against Dallas.
|FC Dallas (4-4-2): Hartman; Loyd, John, Ihemelu, Benitez; Hernandez; Jackson, Villar, Cruz, J. Hall; M. Santos.||
OUT: DF Edson Edward (R knee ACL tear); MF David Ferreira (R ankle); MF Bruno Guarda (L ankle); MF Marvin Chavez (R ankle sprain)
|New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Coundoul; Albright, Keel, Ream, Mendes; Lindpere, Tainio, McCarty, Richards; Henry, Agudelo.||
OUT: MF Carl Robinson (R knee contusion); DF Roy Miller (R adductor strain)
QUESTIONABLE: MF Brian Nielsen (knee surgery recovery); GK Frank Rost (R quadriceps tear); MF Sacir Hot (R knee effusion); DF Tim Ream (lower leg contusion)
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New York is one point behind D.C. United in the chase for the last playoff slot. FC Dallas is third in the West.
- The Red Bulls have drawn three in a row, most recently 1-1 with the Vancouver Whitecaps. New York hasn't won since July 6, a run of eight matches.
- Juan Agudelo scored New York's equalizer against Vancouver, bringing his season tally to six. He has four goals in the nine matches since he returned from the Gold Cup.
- These sides drew 2-2 in the earlier meeting this season. Thierry Henry's goal helped cancel out a Marvin Chavez brace. The Frenchman is tied for the league lead with 12 goals.
- Rafael Marquez and Jan Gunnar Solli are suspended for this match for New York. Dallas will be without Brek Shea due to yellow card accumulation.