There is MLS action on Sunday as Sporting Kansas City will take on FC Dallas.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Sporting Kansas City v FC Dallas - along with the latest match odds.
Sporting Kansas City
Sporting Kansas City, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-3 MLS triumph against Seattle Sounders FC.
In that match, Sporting Kansas City managed 51% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. For Sporting Kansas City, goals were scored by Russell (31'), Sallói (42') and Duke (72'). Seattle Sounders FC had 13 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Montero (51') scored for Seattle Sounders FC.
SKC have been conceding pretty frequently of late, although they have also done enough to hit the back of the net themselves. Analysis of their previous 6 games shows that SKC have seen their goal breached in 5 of them while also getting on the scoresheet in 6 of those games.
FC Dallas head into the game following a 4-0 MLS win with the downing of Los Angeles Galaxy in their most recent fixture.
In that match, FC Dallas had 49% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For FC Dallas, the scorers were Pepi (27', 44', 50') and Obrian (88'). At the other end, Los Angeles Galaxy had 16 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
The stats don’t lie, and FC Dallas have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 9 goals in all. At the back, Toros have been far from perfect. That sort of trend isn’t assured to be sustained into this game, however.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 21/10/2018 tells us that Sporting Kansas City have won 1 of them & FC Dallas 4, with the number of draws being 1.
A combined total of 19 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 6 for SKC and 13 for Toros. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.17.
The last league match featuring these sides was MLS match day 18 on 15/10/2020 which ended up with the score at FC Dallas 1-0 Sporting Kansas City.
In that match, FC Dallas managed 56% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. The scorer was Hollingshead (43').
Sporting Kansas City had 15 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Armando Villareal.
Team News: Sporting Kansas City
Sporting Kansas City boss Peter Vermes does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this clash thanks to a fully injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: FC Dallas
FC Dallas boss Luchi Gonzalez has to currently contend with reduced team options. Kyle Zobeck (Hamstring Injury) and Beni Redžić (Ankle Surgery) will not be playing here.
It seems to us that FC Dallas may well find it hard to be scoring even one goal against a Sporting Kansas City side who should dominate this match.
We reckon that it will be a commanding 3-0 win for Sporting Kansas City when the referee blows the final whistle.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Sporting Kansas City
Stadium: Children's Mercy Park (18,467)
Captain: Johnny Russell
Chairman: Robb Heineman
Manager: Peter Vermes
Competitions: MLS (Parent), MLS (Western Conference)