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  • August 18, 2012
  • • 9:10 PM
  • • Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah
  • Referee: J. Guzmán
  • • Attendance: 20281
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MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - FC Dallas

MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - FC Dallas

Tom Pennington

These heated Western Conference rivals meet in Utah with FCD chasing a playoff spot in the last third of the season.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Watson-Siriboe, Borchers, Wingert; Grabavoy, Beckerman, Gil, Johnson; Espindola, Paulo Jr.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Chris Schuler (L foot bone stress response); GK Lalo Fernandez (R wrist stress fracture)

DOUBTFUL: DF Jamison Olave (L hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Javier Morales (L adductor tightness)

PROBABLE: MF Will Johnson (R ankle sprain); GK Kyle Reynish (rib contusion)
FC Dallas (4-2-3-1): Hartman; Loyd, John, Hedges, Benitez; Hernandez, de Guzman; Castillo, Ferreira, Shea; Top.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Ugo Ihemelu (concussion symptoms); DF Alex Lee (lower abdominal strain); FW Blas Perez (R foot sprain); MF Ricardo Villar (R foot strain)

DOUBTFUL: MF Jackson (concussion symptoms)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Real Salt Lake is second in the Western Conference. FC Dallas is sixth, one position out of a playoff spot.
  • RSL is the only team left that hasn't conceded in the first 15 minutes of any game in 2012.
  • Alvaro Saborio is tied for second in the league with 13 goals in 2012.
  • David Ferreira scored his first goal since coming back from nearly a year out with injury against the Colorado Rapids on Saturday. Midweek against the Vancouver Whitecaps he added two assists in the 2-0 win.
  • Andrew Jacobson is suspended for this match.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Real Salt Lake

Dallas

Wins
2
2
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Real Salt Lake RSL
Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake
Draw
FC Dallas DAL
FC Dallas Dallas
100%

Top 3 Predictions

Real Salt Lake RSL
3 - 0
FC Dallas DAL
Real Salt Lake RSL
1 - 0
FC Dallas DAL

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