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.