Eastern Conference-leader New York City FC and FC Dallas square off
Frisco, Texas; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Conference-leader New York City FC travels to face FC Dallas.
FC Dallas is 9-1-5 at home. FC Dallas ranks sixth in the league drawing 171 corner kicks, averaging 5.5 per game.
New York City FC is 6-4-4 in road games. New York City FC ranks third in the MLS with 165 shots on goal, averaging 5.5 per game. New York City FC is also second in MLS play with 56 goals.
The matchup Sunday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: FC Dallas: 4-3-3, averaging 1.8 goals, 1.1 assists, 5.1 shots on goal and 6.4 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.6 goals per game.
New York City FC: 7-2-1, averaging two goals, 1.2 assists, six shots on goal and 4.6 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.3 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: FC Dallas: Eric Alexander (injured).
New York City FC: Heber (injured), James Sands (injured).