FRISCO, Texas -- FC Dallas (9-2-10, 37 pts)
set the MLS record for a road unbeaten streak on Saturday at Columbus, playing
the Crew to a scoreless draw for their 10th consecutive road contest without a
loss. The Dallas side is unbeaten through 12 games overall and has not lost
since May 20.
The team will have a recovery workout Monday morning at Pizza Hut Park, before taking Tuesday’s training session on the road with a 6-7:30 p.m. session followed by autographs at Railroad Soccer Park in Lewisville. FC Dallas is off Wednesday and will return to its regular schedule Thursday and Friday from 8:30 to 10 a.m.
FC Dallas hosts Toronto FC at Pizza Hut Park on Saturday with kickoff slated for 7:30 p.m. The first 5,000 fans through the gates will receive a free FC Dallas/Texans Credit Union lunch box. The game airs live on Fox Sports Southwest Plus and ESPN Deportes 1540 AM.
*Complete schedule for the week:
|Mon., Aug. 30||Training||8:30-10:00 AM||adidas Field|
|Tues., Aug. 31||Training||6:00-7:30 PM||Railroad Soccer Park|
|Wed., Sept. 1||Off||Off||Off|
|Thurs., Sept. 2||Training||8:30-10:00 AM||adidas Field|
|Fri., Sept. 3||Training||8:30-10:00 AM||Stadium Field|
|Sat., Sept. 4||Game vs. Toronto FC||7:30 PM (kickoff)||Pizza Hut Park|
*All practices are open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Notable this week:
FC Dallas (9-2-10, 37 pts) set the MLS record for longest road unbeaten streak with a scoreless draw at Columbus on Saturday, going 10 road games without a loss. The Dallas side has not lost on the road since falling 2-1 at New York on April 17.
FC Dallas also stretched its current unbeaten streak to 12 games with the draw. The boys in stripes last lost on May 20 when they dropped a 1-0 decision to Los Angeles at Pizza Hut Park.
After getting booked during Saturday’s game in the 77th and 85th minutes, respectively, Daniel Hernandez and Atiba Harris have reached their yellow card limits and will have to sit out Saturday’s game vs. Toronto.
Goalkeeper Kevin Hartman recorded his seventh shutout of the season in Saturday’s contest at Columbus. He is MLS’s all-time leader in shutouts (90). He currently leads MLS with a 0.65 goals against average.
Veteran FC Dallas striker Jeff Cunningham is just four goals shy of tying Jaime Moreno as MLS’s all-time goal scoring leader. Cunningham has 128 career goals, while Moreno has 132. While both players are still active, Moreno has scored just one goal this season to Cunningham’s seven.