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MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - FC Dallas

MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - FC Dallas

Jonathan Daniel

Philadelphia's newfound form will be put to the test against a Dallas side desperate to recapture the top spot in MLS.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS

Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): MacMath; Williams, Okugo, Parke, Gaddis; Le Toux, Carroll, Farfan, Cruz; Casey, McInerney.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Michael Lahoud (sports hernia surgery)

QUESTIONABLE: Kleberson (R quad strain)

FC Dallas (4-2-3-1): Fernandez; Loyd, John, Hedges, Michel; Jacobson, Watson; Jackson, Ferreira, Castillo, Perez.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Ugo Ihemelu (concussion) - IR, Peter Luccin (torn R ACL) - IR

QUESTIONABLE: Walker Zimmerman (L hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Philadelphia is second in the Eastern Conference, with 25 points and a conference-best 25 goals scored in 16 games.
  • Dallas is third in the crowded West. The Hoops have 29 points and 25 goals scored in 17 matches. They have not won an MLS game, however, in over a month.

  • Philadelphia's 3-0 win over New York last week was the Union's first victory over the Red Bulls since 2011 and its first under John Hackworth.

  • Union striker Jack McInerney, tied for the MLS lead in goals with 10, will take part in his first U.S. camp after being included on the roster for the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
  • Dallas was eliminated from the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in midweek, losing 2-3 at home to the Portland Timbers.

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Available Squads
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
28Ray GaddisDefender
2Jeff ParkeDefender
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
44Danny CruzMidfielder
6Conor CaseyStriker
9Jack McInerneyStriker
11Sebastien Le TouxMidfielder
1Chris KonopkaGoalkeeper
3Chris AlbrightDefender
-Matt KasselMidfielder
20Roger TorresMidfielder
22Leo FernandesMidfielder
12Aaron WheelerStriker
29Antoine HoppenotStriker
1R. FernándezGoalkeeper
5Jair BenítezDefender
11JacksonDefender
24Matt HedgesDefender
25Walker ZimmermanDefender
16MichelDefender
4Andrew JacobsonMidfielder
27Jevaughn WatsonMidfielder
7B. PérezStriker
11Fabian Andrés CastilloStriker
33Kenny CooperStriker
18Chris SeitzGoalkeeper
-London WoodberryDefender
22Stephen KeelDefender
-Ramón NuñezMidfielder
-D. FerreiraMidfielder
16Bobby WarshawDefender
29Eric HassliStriker

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