These heated Western Conference rivals meet in Utah with FCD chasing a playoff spot in the last third of the season.
|Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Watson-Siriboe, Borchers, Wingert; Grabavoy, Beckerman, Gil, Johnson; Espindola, Paulo Jr.
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.||
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.