Six FC Dallas starters don't make the trip to San Jose

October, 22, 2011
10/22/11
2:44
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In what can only be seen as a big blow to FCD's chances of winning their final regular season game (according to Steve Hunt) five regular starters for FCD didn't travel with the team to the bay area. Brek Shea, Ricardo Villar, Kevin Hartman, Daniel Hernandez, Jackson, and Andrew Jacobson all stayed in Dallas.

Villar injured his foot against Toronto and came off at halftime, a change which really hurt FCD as Villar is the team's key play maker right now. Shea apparently hurt his neck late in the same match. The severity of the injury is unknown at this time.

It's unclear if Hartman is injured or is just getting a game off, but Hernandez and Jacobson are both nursing relatively minor injuries and are out as a precaution one would think.

Jackson is missing for yellow card suspension. Hyndman has some choice things to say about Jackson in Hunt's piece that are worth a read.

The lineup could be an interesting one with all the missing pieces... here's our guess for now.
Santos
Cruz
Castillo Guarda Chavez
Warshaw
Benitez Ihemelu John Loyd
Seitz

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