Minnesota United faces Dallas after shutout victory

October 16, 2022 GMT

Minnesota United FC (13-12-6, fifth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. FC Dallas (13-8-10, third in the Conference during the regular season)

Frisco, Texas; Monday, 9:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: FC Dallas -114, Minnesota United FC +276; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: A game after shutting out the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0, Minnesota United plays Dallas.

Dallas is 12-7-7 against Western Conference opponents. Alan Velasco paces the sixth-ranked scoring team in the Western Conference with six. Dallas has scored 45 goals.

United is 11-10-5 against Western Conference opponents. United is 7-0-0 when it scores a pair of goals.

The matchup Monday is the third meeting this season between the two teams. Dallas won the last game 3-0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Velasco has scored six goals and added five assists for Dallas. Sebastian Lletget has one goal and four assists over the last 10 games.

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Luis Amarilla has nine goals and four assists for United. Franco Fragapane has scored three goals over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Dallas: 5-2-3, averaging 1.5 goals, 3.6 shots on goal and 3.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.1 goals per game.

United: 4-5-1, averaging one goal, three shots on goal and 4.9 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Dallas: Tsiki Ntsabeleng (injured), Bernard Kamungo (injured), Franco Jara (injured), Alan Velasco (injured).

United: Patrick Weah (injured), Bongokuhle Hlongwane (injured), Kervin Fabian Arriaga Villanueva (injured), Hassani Dotson (injured), Jacori Hayes (injured), Bakaye Dibassy (injured).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.