2019-03-30-RSL-DAL

Real Salt Lake vs. FC Dallas | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season - Week 5
Real Salt Lake vs. FC Dallas
Rio Tinto Stadium - Sandy
March 30 - 9:00 PM ET

STREAMING: MLS LIVE on ESPN+ in US, on DAZN in Canada

How many academy products will be on the field when two of the league's leaders in that movement meet at Rio Tinto Stadium Saturday?

FC Dallas (2-1-1) had Homegrowns in the starting XI in a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rapids only to be surpassed by Real Salt Lake (1-2-1) with six to step on the field later that night in a 2-1 loss at LAFC. 

Real Salt Lake currently leads all MLS clubs with 1,306 academy product minutes in the 2019 regular season, while FC Dallas is second with 1,092 minutes.

Real Salt Lake

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Jordan Allen (M) - knee injury, out for season
    • OUT: Justen Glad (D) - toe injury
    • OUT: Joao Plata (F) - ankle injury
    • DOUBTFUL: Tony Beltran (D) - knee injury
  • Suspended: Justin Portillo (M)
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

FC Dallas

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Cristian Colman (F) - left ACL tear
    • OUT: Francis Atuahene (F) - left ruptured pectoral muscle
    • OUT: Dom Badji (F) - hamstring injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at Real Salt Lake

  • Real Salt Lake 11 wins, 31 goals
  • FC Dallas 6 wins, 22 goals
  • 4 draws

Officials

  • Referee:  Baldomero Toledo
  • Assistant Referees:  Corey Parker, Chris Elliott
  • 4th Official:  Mark Allatin
  • VAR:  Geoff Gamble

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