FIVE THINGS: What to Know Ahead of SKCvFCD

FC Dallas (9-5-8, 35 points) visits Sporting Kansas City (9-5-10, 37 points) for the fourth and final time this season. The two sides played to a scoreless draw in Kansas in March, a 1-0 FCD win in Frisco in April and a 3-0 Lamar Hunt US Open Win for SKC in extra time in July.

Here are five fun facts you should know about Saturday’s match.

How to Watch

Because of programming conflicts, the game will be on tape delay on TXA21 at 10PM. You can also watch the match live at 7:30PM on

It’s Been a While

FC Dallas has not won at Children’s Mercy Park since 2011, the first match there in the series. SKC has won four of six meetings since that original matchup. There have been two draws, most recently in the first meeting of there this season.

It’s Been Really Tough There

Sporting Kansas City is 5-0-1 in its last six home matches with FC Dallas across all competitions. SKC has been dominant in those matches, as well, scoring 18 goals and allowing only three.

Goose Egg in the Loss Column

Sporting Kansas City has not lost at home in 2017 in league play. SKC is 7-0-5 at Children’s Mercy Park.

Home Sweet Home

The home side in this series is 9-0-4 in the last 13 meetings across all competitions.