FC Dallas hope to snap 12-year drought in Seattle in Match 3

Visits to Seattle traditionally aren’t much fun for FC Dallas. With a Western Conference semifinal berth on the line, FC Dallas will aim to halt an 18-match MLS winless streak in Seattle when they battle the second-seeded Sounders on Friday night in the finale of a three-game, first-round series between the teams. The winner moves on to face third-seeded Los Angeles FC. Seventh-seeded FC Dallas is 0-14-4 in the shadow of the Space Needle since

Sounders look to put away FC Dallas in Game 2

The Seattle Sounders can clinch their first-round MLS Cup playoff series with a win in Game 2 against host FC Dallas on Saturday. The Sounders collected a 2-0 victory in Game 1 on Monday in Seattle. Albert Rusnak and Jordan Morris scored in each half, and Stefan Frei made four saves to earn his 12th career clean sheet in a playoff match. With Seattle holding 57 percent of the possession and a 19-10 advantage in

Sounders, FC Dallas take unbeaten runs into playoff series

Seattle Sounders defender Alex Roldan isn’t a fan of Major League Soccer’s new postseason format. The second-seeded Sounders will play host to No. 7 FC Dallas on Monday night in the opener of their best-of-three series in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. “It doesn’t make sense at all,” Roldan said. “Trying to add more games and turn this into an NBA format doesn’t make sense with this sport. … Teams are going

FC Dallas seek playoff spot in matchup vs. Rapids

Following four straight draws, FC Dallas will try to cement a spot in the MLS playoffs when they host the Colorado Rapids on Saturday in Frisco, Texas. The match was originally scheduled for Oct. 4 but never kicked off after a lengthy delay because of heavy rain and lightning. The stakes are high for FC Dallas (10-10-12, 42 points), who need a win over the Rapids on Saturday to clinch a berth in the postseason.

Earthquakes, FC Dallas battle over final two Western playoff spots

The San Jose Earthquakes and FC Dallas are holding onto the final two playoff spots in the Western Conference with the regular season winding down. The postseason chase could see a shake-up in either direction from the clubs’ meeting Saturday night in Frisco, Texas. San Jose (10-10-12, 42 points) hasn’t clinched a playoff spot yet, but it’s possible for the Quakes to move into a top-four position in the West, guaranteeing a postseason home match.

FC Dallas know playoff berth may be on the line against Rapids

It’s a tight race for the playoffs in the MLS Western Conference, and few teams are more familiar with it than FC Dallas. Coming off a 0-0 draw with their Texas rivals, the Houston Dynamo, FC Dallas (10-10-11, 41 points) sit in the ninth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference and will have to keep pace with the rest of the jockeying clubs to earn their spot in the postseason. They will host