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MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - FC Dallas


Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, O'Brien, Rusin, Rochat; Reo-Coker, Davidson; Hurtado, Kobayashi, Teibert; Hertzog.

Injury Report:

OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon)

QUESTIONABLE: Kenny Miller (R hamstring strain), Corey Hertog (Concussion symptoms)

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

Injury Report:

OUT: Ugo Ihemelu (concussion) - IR, Peter Luccin (torn R ACL) - IR, Walker Zimmerman (groin injury), Stephen Keel (L quad strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Ramon Nunez (torn ACL), Jonathan Top (R groin strain)


  • With a 6-1-1 showing, FC Dallas has the best record in MLS right now, with 19 points to show.

  • Vancouver needed a late comeback to overcome FC Edmonton 2-3 in the Canadian Championship on Wednesday, scoring the equalizing and winning goals in the 83rd and 89th minutes.

  • These sides met just last week, the Hoops running out 2-0 winners over the 'Caps.

  • FC Dallas' 13 goals gives it the best offense in the Western Conference, and ties it for best overall. Vancouver's nine conceded are tied for worst in the West.

  • Dallas' David Ferreira is part of a six-way tie for most assists this season, with three.
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