The Union head to the Lone Star State this Saturday, as they square off against FC Dallas. Kick-off is slated for 8 p.m. ET. The Boys in Blue don’t see FC Dallas very often, so here’s everything you need to know about this Western Conference opponent.
Team: FC Dallas
Venue: Toyota Stadium
Kick Off: 8 p.m. ET
2018 Record: 2-0-3, 9 points, 5th in Western Conference
Last Meeting: 3-1 Philadelphia Union victory at Talen Energy Stadium, August 5, 2017
Projected Starting XI; Right to Left (4-4-2): Jimmy Maurer; Reggie Cannon, Matt Hedges, Reto Ziegler, Anton Nedyalkov; Michael Barrios, Victor Ulloa, Jacori Hayes, Roland Lamah; Cristian Colman, Maxi Urruti
Player to Watch: Roland Lamah
FC Dallas has always been known to have speedy playmakers on the wings, and Roland Lamah is no exception. Just five matches in, Lamah is already off to a hot start for Dallas. He has a team-leading three goals this season, and is currently tied for first on the team with two assists. After signing with the club in the winter of 2016, the Ivory Coast native really turned some heads in his first year. In 2017, Lamah totaled 11 goals and three assists in 32 matches. Lamah also gained some attention when he scored a hat trick in just 31 minutes last season against Real Salt Lake. Lamah is known for his dangerous speed, and his great positioning inside the box.