FC Dallas vs Sporting Kansas City
Major League Soccer
Date: Sunday, 21st October 2018
Kick-off at 22.00 UK/ 23.00 CET
Venue: Toyota Stadium, Frisco.
This is the match to look forward for football fans in this week’s fixtures. FC Dallas, the Western Conference toppers take on the second-placed Sporting Kansas City at the Toyota Stadium.
Just one point separates these teams and with Seattle Sounders on third spot with the same 56 points as Sporting Kansas, the teams are playing out a virtual Western Conference Final. Sporting Kansas occupies the second spot owing to their minor but superior goal difference.
A draw in this match would probably hurt both these teams as Seattle would jump right to the top spot with a win and qualify for the Conference Finals directly whereas being pushed to third spot will give either of these teams an extra obstacle to deal with.
FC Dallas vs Sporting Kansas City head-to-head (h2h)
- FC Dallas won the last match between the teams with a scoreline of 3-2.
- The last eight matches where the teams met at Dallas have a record of five wins, two draws and one loss for the home team.
- FC Dallas has lost just one match in their last 21 outings at homes.
- Sporting Kansas has just four wins in their last 11 matches on the road, and it also includes a four-match losing streak.
FC Dallas vs Sporting Kansas City Prediction
First and foremost these two teams will avoid a loss right now at any cost. Sure the draw would hurt them, but it’s a lot better than a loss when Seattle is right clawing at their tails. The home team could win with their ability to create chances out of nothing. Kansas City will have to look out for quick passing and one-twos from their opponents.
Five out of last six matches at the Toyota Stadium saw over 2.5 goals being scored. This match will likely see a lot of goals, as the team that would concede first would be frantic get back right into the game and avoid the loss. And as in most cases, it would lead to more goals in the match, by either team.
Expect the match between the toppers of the Western Conference to keep that standard and thrill throughout the ninety minutes. One thing is for sure. True football fans will not be disappointed if they tune to this fixture come Sunday.
FC Dallas vs Sporting Kansas City Betting Tips
FC Dallas Draw No Bet @ 1.60 (3/5)
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.78 (7/9).