MLS – FC Dallas take on Philadelphia Union

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Thursday MLS action from Toyota Stadium, as Dallas take on Union.

Leaders Union are currently two places higher than their opponents Dallas, when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and third positions respectively.

FC Dallas have 39 points to their name, going into this tie

Dallas will be buoyant, following a 4-1 home win against San Jose in their last fixture.

Also, Dallas keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last five games is astonishing this season. Now they have 0 matches won, 0 games lost and 0 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in third place, with a total of 39 points.

Dallas have won seven games, drawn three meetings, and lost three matches of their 13 League matches at home this season.

FC Dallas will see 42 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Philadelphia Union will be under pressure to remain top, going into the meeting

With two wins in a row under his belt, Jim Curtin takes his Union team into this game full of confidence, and hopeful of another successive victory.

Also, League leaders Union keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last seven fixtures is astonishing this season. They are the current League leaders with 48 points, that is, 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

Union’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Dallas. In the 12 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won five fixtures, drawn four meetings, and lost three games.

As League leaders every game is crucial, so a victory would ensure that Philadelphia Union stay top, whilst maintaining pressure on their rivals.

FC Dallas v Philadelphia Union – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels both teams have previously met each other 13 times with the tally being seven victories and four draws for Dallas. Further, in four of the last six fixtures between these sides, the result has been a draw. Their most recent encounter in this competition was March 2020 and the score line ended up with a 2-0 win for FC Dallas.

Players to watch

For Dallas, Antonio Juan contributed with in 26 League matches so far, while Andre, one of their best scorers, has netted in 25 League fixtures this MLS Season for Union.