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FC Dallas Hosts Columbus Crew SC Tomorrow: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Match

September 14, 2018 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - FC Dallas News Release

FC Dallas (14-6-7, 49 points) returns to MLS action when it hosts Columbus Crew SC (12-8-7, 43 points) on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Toyota Stadium in a match presented by UnitedHealthcare. This is the only meeting between the two teams in 2018. Dallas lost to Crew SC on August 26, 2017 at MAPFRE Stadium. The clubs played to a 1-1 draw on April 2, 2016 at Toyota Stadium.

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TV Broadcast Details: 7PM on TXA21 and the FCDTV Network

Radio Broadcast Details: FCDallas.com/Live (English) and 1270AM (Spanish)

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In First Since the Fourth

After beating Atlanta United 3-2 on July 4, 2018, FC Dallas has been in first place. That marks nine straight weeks Dallas has been atop MLS' Western Conference.

Ahead of the '16 Pace

Twenty seven games into the 2018 season, FC Dallas' 49 points is currently ahead of its 2016 pace (48 points through 27 matches). In 2016, Dallas finished the regular season with 60 points and won the MLS Supporters' Shield.

Spreading the Scoring Love

FC Dallas has seen an MLS-best 16 players score goals this season. Columbus ranks second in the league with 15 goal scorers in 2018. The following players have scored for Dallas:

Roland Lamah (8), Maxi Urruri (7), Michael Barrios (6), Reto Ziegler (4), Santiago Mosquera (4), Carlos Gruezo (2), Tesho Akindele (2), Dominique Badji (2), Cristian Colman (2), Mauro Diaz (2), Jacori Hayes (1), Ryan Hollingshead (1), Matt Hedges (1), Kellyn Acosta (1), Reggie Cannon (1), Maynor Figueroa (1).

Against Crew SC

FC Dallas 17-19-10 all-time vs Columbus and 12-6-3 against Crew SC in matches played in Dallas/Fort Worth.

About Columbus

Crew SC is currently in fourth place in MLS' Eastern Conference and has posted only one loss in its last six matches. Columbus is 3-6-4 on the road in 2018, ranking 12th in MLS.

Dallas looks to stay in first in the West for 10th straight week


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