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  • April 21, 2012
  • • 10:00 PM
  • • BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Referee: E. Jurisevic
  • • Attendance: 18027
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MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - FC Dallas

The sputtering Whitecaps, winless in four, will attempt to change their fortunes against poor-traveling FC Dallas.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-4-2): Cannon; Lee, Bonjour, Demerit, Harvey; Harris, Watson, Thorrington, Chiumiento; Le Toux, Hassli.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Darren Mattocks (R shoulder burn); DF Alain Rochat (L knee sprain); GK Brian Sylvestre (R knee surgery)

DOUBTFUL: FW Etienne Barbara (groin strain); MF Michael Nanchoff (L heel contusion)
FC Dallas (4-4-2): Hartman; Jackson, John, Ihemelu, Loyd; Rodriguez, Hernandez, Jacobson, Shea; Castillo, Perez.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF David Ferreira (R foot surgery); MF Ricardo Villar (R foot strain); MF Andrew Wiedeman (sports hernia repair)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Andrew Jacobson (R hamstring strain); DF Hernan Pertuz (R foot strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Dallas has won two games in a row thanks to late goals. Brek Shea’s goal in the 88th minute in the 2-1 win over Montréal followed Ugo Ihemelu’s stoppage-time winner against New England.
  • Blas Perez has been Dallas' main attacking threat this season, scoring three goals and contributing three assists in six games.
  • Vancouver has yet to earn a point from this meeting, losing 2-1 and 2-0 to Dallas in its inaugural 2011 season.
  • After opening the season with an impressive 428 minute shutout streak, Vancouver has allowed six goals in its last 112 minutes of play.
  • Sebastien Le Toux has been an impressive signing for the Whitecaps, playing every minute so far and leading the team with three goals.

Players to watch

S. Le Toux

Position: Attacker

Games: 0

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B. Pérez

Position: Attacker

Games: 9

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Editor's Prediction

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Whitecaps

Dallas

Wins
1
1
3
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Whitecaps
Draw
FC Dallas DAL
FC Dallas Dallas
40%
30%
30%

Top 3 Predictions

Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
2 - 1
FC Dallas DAL
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
8 - 8
FC Dallas DAL
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
0 - 2
FC Dallas DAL

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