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  • April 6, 2013
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MLS Preview: Toronto FC - FC Dallas

MLS Preview: Toronto FC - FC Dallas

Layne Murdoch

Toronto is faring better than last year, but the extent of the Reds' improvement will be tested by white-hot FC Dallas

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Toronto FC (4-4-1-1): Bendik; Russell, Califf, O'Dea, Eckersley; Bostock, Dunfield, Hall, Lambe; Ephraim; Earnshaw.

Injury Report:

OUT: Danny Koevermans (L ACL repair), D. Henry (R Hamstring strain)

FC Dallas (4-2-3-1)
: Fernandez; Loyd, John, Hedges, Benitez; Michel, Jocobson; Jackson, Ferreira, Castillo; Cooper.

Injury Report:

OUT: Walker Zimmerman (groin injury), Stephen Keel (L quad strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Ugo Ihemelu (concussion), Peter Luccin (torn ACL), Victor Ulloa (R ankle), Andrew Jacobson (R ankle sprain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • FC Dallas is currently the top team in MLS. The Hoops stand at 4-1-0 with 12 points from five games. They have a +3 goal difference, better than the +2 of Montreal, which has an identical record.
  • Toronto FC sits in seventh place in the East, with four points from its 1-1-2 record.
  • FC Dallas players have taken 31 shots on goal so far this season, a higher total than any other MLS club.
  • TFC striker Rovert Earnshaw is the second-highest goalscorer in MLS so far this year. The Welshman has found the net four times in as many games.
  • These sides met just once last season, splitting the spoils in a 1-1 draw in Dallas on July 4.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Toronto

Dallas

Wins
1
2
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Toronto FC TOR
Toronto FC Toronto
Draw
FC Dallas DAL
FC Dallas Dallas
55%
36%

Top 3 Predictions

Toronto FC TOR
2 - 1
FC Dallas DAL
Toronto FC TOR
0 - 2
FC Dallas DAL
Toronto FC TOR
1 - 3
FC Dallas DAL

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