Real Salt Lake will be on a high, after ending a three-match losing streak with a great win against Portland Timbers in their last match. Real Salt Lake were 2-0 victors in a match against a side much more fancied than they were in that clash.
For FC Dallas, the mood will be the exact opposite to Real Salt Lake. They have only one win in their last five games. Their last game was a humbling 3-0 defeat to Nashville SC.
With a win in this game, Real Salt Lake will draw level with FC Dallas in the Western Conference standings, albeit having played a game more than their visitors on Saturday night.
Real Salt Lake vs FC Dallas Head-to-Head
FC Dallas have won 11 of the 26 previous meetings between these two teams, with Real Salt Lake having only won seven. Real Salt Lake and FC Dallas have played eight draws against each other.
Real Salt Lake form guide: W-L-L-L-D
FC Dallas form guide: L-W-L-D-D
Real Salt Lake vs FC Dallas Team News
Giuseppe Rossi, Nedum Onuoha, Christopher Garcia and Everton Luiz are all injured, and will miss this game for Real Salt Lake.
Injuries: Giuseppe Rossi, Nedum Onuoha, Christopher Garcia and Everton Luiz
Harold Santiago Mosquera, Matt Hedges and Paxton Pomykal are all still on the sidelines and unable to make the matchday squad for FC Dallas.
Injuries: Harold Santiago Mosquera, Paxton Pomykal, Matt Hedges
Real Salt Lake vs FC Dallas Predicted Lineups
Real Salt Lake predicted XI (5-3-2): Andrew Putna; Erik Holt, Nick Besler, Justen Glad, Aaron Herrera, Tate Schmitt; Pablo Ruiz, Kyle Beckerman, Justin Portillo, Corey Baird, Sam Johnson
FC Dallas Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Jimmy Maurer, John Nelson, Reto Ziegler, Bressan, Bryan Reynolds; Tanner Tessman, Thiago Dos Santos; Ricardo Pepi, Brandon Servania, Fafa Picault; Franco Jara
Real Salt Lake vs FC Dallas Prediction
Despite their overall poor recent form, Real Salt Lake will be buoyed by their win over Portland Timbers in the last game. This is also a good time for them to face FC Dallas, who will still be smarting from their defeat to Nashville in their last match.
Prediction: Real Salt Lake 1-0 FC Dallas