Dallas has shot to the top of the West, but will need a result away to stingy New England if it wants to stay there.
|New England Revolution (4-4-1-1): Shuttleworth; Farrell, Soares, Goncalves, Alston; Rowe, Simms, Caldwell, Nguyen; Toja; Bengtson.
OUT: Saer Sene (L ACL tear)
QUESTIONABLE: Matt Reis (L knee inflamation), Kelyn Rowe (R hamstring tightness/L knee irritation), Juan Toja (L knee irritation)
FC Dallas (4-2-3-1): Seitz; Loyd, John, Hedges, Benitez; Jacobson, Michel; Jackson, Ferreira, Castillo; Cooper.
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?|
- New England's one goal allowed is tied for the best defensive record in MLS this season.
- After four matches, FC Dallas' 3-1-0 record has the Hoops in first place in the Western Conference.
- New England striker Jerry Bengtson, who scored the Revs' only goal so far this season, returns from international duty with Honduras.
- FC Dallas has put 27 shots on goal this season, more than any other team in MLS. New England's five is the lowest total.
- Dallas won the only meeting between these teams last season, claiming a 1-0 decision on April 5.