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Their next Open Cup clash sees Sporting Kansas City locking horns with opponents FC Dallas on Wednesday.
All Sporting Kansas City v FC Dallas game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
Sporting Kansas City
Sporting Kansas City head into this fixture after a 0-0 MLS draw vs New York City FC.
In that match, Sporting Kansas City had 26% possession and 5 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. New York City FC had 11 shots on goal with 3 on target.
Sporting Kansas City have really been misfiring in recent times. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 4 vs opposing sides over the course of their last 6 matches. In those games, Sporting Kansas City have also seen the tally of goals against them total 8.
FC Dallas will go into the encounter following on from a 2-0 MLS win with the eclipse of Seattle Sounders FC in their last fixture.
In that game, FC Dallas managed 57% possession and 21 shots on goal with 7 on target. For FC Dallas, the goalscorers were Jesús Ferreira (65') and Paul Arriola (88'). On the other side, Seattle Sounders FC got 4 attempts at goal with 0 on target.
Nico Estévez's FC Dallas have managed to stick the ball in the net 11 times in the course of their latest 6 matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during the equivalent period equals 5.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 19/09/2020 shows that Sporting Kansas City have won 2 of them and FC Dallas 3, with the number of draws standing at 1.
In all, 19 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 of them for SKC and 9 coming from Toros. The average goals per game has been 3.17.
The last league fixture featuring these clubs was MLS match day 13 on 01/05/2022 when the final score was Sporting Kansas City 2-2 FC Dallas.
On that day, Sporting Kansas City managed 56% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 5 on target. The goals were scored by Johnny Russell (22') and Dániel Sallói (77').
At the other end, FC Dallas got 9 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Alan Velasco (36') and Jesús Ferreira (42') scored.
The match was refereed by Nima Saghafi.
Team News: Sporting Kansas City
The Sporting Kansas City boss Peter Vermes will be thankful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever before this game owing to a fully healthy squad available to choose from.
Team News: FC Dallas
Owing to a fully healthy squad to choose from, the FC Dallas manager Nico Estévez doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all before this game.
We think that FC Dallas will need to apply a lot of pressure to get anything against this Sporting Kansas City outfit who we reckon will get the win and a maybe even keep a clean sheet as well.
We’re therefore expecting a good tussle with a 1-0 win for Sporting Kansas City when the full-time whistle blows.
It should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Sporting Kansas City
Stadium: Children's Mercy Park (18,467)
Captain: Johnny Russell
Chairman: Jake Reid
Manager: Peter Vermes
Competitions: MLS (Parent), MLS (Western Conference), Open Cup (Round of 32)