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Sounders to play host to FC Dallas in MLS Cup semifinals on Tuesday

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 30, 2020

Seattle Sounders' Shane O'Neill (27) and Roman Torres (29) congratulate each other after the Sounders' 3-1 win over Los Angeles FC in an MLS playoff soccer match, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Seattle.   (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)
Seattle Sounders' Shane O'Neill (27) and Roman Torres (29) congratulate each other after the Sounders' 3-1 win over Los Angeles FC in an MLS playoff soccer match, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Seattle.  (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)
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FC Dallas (9-6-7, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (11-5-6, second in the Western Conference)

Seattle; Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. 

BOTTOM LINE: FC Dallas visits the Seattle Sounders in Western Conference semifinals.

The Sounders are 11-5-5 in Western Conference play. Seattle is fifth in the Western Conference with 115 shots on goal, averaging 5.2 per game. Seattle is also fourth in MLS play with 48 goals.

FC Dallas is 7-3-3 against Western Conference opponents. FC Dallas is 3-1-2 when it scores two goals.

The teams meet Tuesday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jordan Morris has 10 goals and seven assists for Seattle. Raul Ruidiaz has five goals over the last 10 games for the Sounders.

Franco Jara has seven goals for FC Dallas. Ryan Hollingshead has three goals over the past 10 games for FC Dallas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Seattle: 5-2-3, averaging 1.8 goals, 1.1 assists, four shots on goal and five corner kicks per game while allowing 1.2 goals per game.

FC Dallas: 5-3-2, averaging 1.8 goals, 0.5 assists, 4.3 shots on goal and 5.4 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.9 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Seattle: None listed.

FC Dallas: Paxton Pomykal (injured).

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