2019-03-16-CLB-DAL

Columbus Crew SC vs. FC Dallas | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season - Week 3
Columbus Crew SC vs. FC Dallas
MAPFRE Stadium - Columbus
March 16 - 1:00 PM ET

STREAMING: MLS LIVE on ESPN+ (US), on DAZN (Canada)

Two MLS originals who have four points through the first two weeks of the regular season meet Saturday when Columbus Crew welcome FC Dallas to MAPFRE Stadium. 

Both teams opened the 2019 campaign with 1-1 draws followed by 2-0 home wins. The Crew rode a Gyasi Zardes brace to a victory over the New England Revolution, while FC Dallas handed new head coach Luchi Gonzalez his first win with a defeat of the LA Galaxy. FC Dallas are looking for their first win over the Crew since 2015, when they celebrated a 3-0 win at MAPFRE.  

Columbus Crew SC

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Milton Valenzuela (D) - knee injury
    • OUT: Niko Hansen (M) - thigh injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

FC Dallas

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Cristian Colmán (F) - left ACL tear
    • OUT: Francis Atuahene (F)- left ruptured pectoral muscle
    • OUT: Jacori Hayes (M) - hamstring injury
    • OUT: Reggie Cannon (D) - ankle sprain
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at Crew

  • Crew 13 wins, 38 goals
  • FC Dallas 5 wins, 26 goals
  • 7 draws

Officials

  • Referee: Alex Chilowicz
  • Assistant Referees: Adam Garner, Kevin Klinger
  • 4th Official: Marcos DeOliveira
  • VAR:Fotis Bazakos

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