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Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Match day info: USOC Semifinal, FC Dallas at Seattle Sounders


FC Dallas
at
Seattle Sounders
US Open Cup Semifinals

Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila, Wash

9 PM CT, streamed LIVE on FCDallas.com

Most recent MLS Injury Report (8/26)

FC DALLAS—OUT: DF Edson Edward (R knee ACL tear); MF David Ferreira (R ankle); FW Maykel Galindo (R hamstring strain); QUESTIONABLE: DF Zach Loyd (R hamstring strain)

SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC -- OUT: MF Michael Seamon (lateral ankle tendon); MF Steve Zakuani (R leg fracture); FW O’Brian White (leg surgery); QUESTIONABLE: DF Patrick Ianni (hamstring strain)

John Side note: this game marks the return of George John to FC Dallas from his trip to (unsuccessfully) sign with Blackburn.  So GOerge JOhn will be available, but may not start.

FCD PRO ERA RECORDS: 21-12-4 (4-0 in PKs) | 6-8-2 vs. MLS teams

Seattle PRO ERA RECORDS: 9-0-1 (1-0 in PKs) overall | 7-0-0 vs. MLS Teams
(Seattle does not count their USL era)

HEAD-TO-HEAD (Including Seattle’s USL history)

1996 US Open Cup Quarterfinals
Dallas Burn (MLS) 3:2 Seattle Sounders (A-League)

Cotton Bowl – Dallas, TX

2007 US Open Cup Semifinals
FC Dallas (MLS) 2:1 Seattle Sounders (USL-1)

Qwest Field – Seattle, WA

2011 USOC Finals Scenarios

If the Seattle Sounders defeat FC Dallas on Tuesday, they will host the 2011 US Open Cup Final. If FC Dallas win, the only way they can host the championship game is if they are victorious against Seattle and the Richmond Kickers upset the Chicago Fire.

TheCup.com's USOC match preview and bonus match preview about FCD's epic road trip.

FCD How they got here...

Quarterfinal: Real Salt Lake (MLS) 0:2 FC Dallas (MLS)
Third Round: Orlando City (USL Pro) 2:3 FC Dallas (MLS)

Seattle How they got here...

Quarterfinal: Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) 1:3 Seattle Sounders (MLS)
Third Round: Kitsap Pumas (PDL) 1:2 Seattle Sounders (MLS)