Sporting KC travels to face FC Dallas at 6 p.m. Sunday on Fox Sports 1. FC Dallas leads MLS with 13 goals, but Sporting KC has posted two road shutouts.
WHEN/WHERE: 6 p.m. Sunday; at Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
TV/RADIO: Fox Sports 1; KDTD (1340 AM)
ABOUT SPORTING KC (420): Captain Matt Besler says he's ready to return from a concussion that has held him out of action since March 24. The team lost two of its three matches without him. On the other hand, Soni Mustivar (hamstring), Chance Myers (thigh), Justin Mapp (toe) and Kevin Ellis (groin) are listed as out. Sporting KC has not allowed a goal in either of its first two road matches, producing two victories.
ABOUT FC DALLAS (412): A popular pick to win the Western Conference this season, FC Dallas leads MLS with 13 goals in its seven matches. Three players — Maxi Urruti, Michael Barrios and Tesho Akindele — have already scored three times.
BOTTOM LINE: The matchup produced a flurry of goals last season. In four meetings, the two teams combined to score 20 times.
PREDICTION: FC Dallas 2, Sporting KC 1