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Game: FC Dallas vs Real Salt Lake

Date: Saturday, May 25, 2024

Location: Toyota Stadium in Frisco, TX

TV: MLS Season Pass

The Toros (3-3-6) are hosting Real Salt Lake (8-4-2) at Toyota Stadium on Saturday. The starting goalies will be Maarten Paes for Dallas and Zac MacMath for Salt Lake.

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FC Dallas has recorded 42 saves and also are the owners of a SV rate of 74.1 this season. Their differential on goals is -4 with the help of 13 goals notched in addition to 17 goals allowed. This season, this team averages 1.00 pts per match (12 points) and rank 26th in the league with 9 assists. The Toros sit at 29th in relation to goals expected having 12.3, and their expected goals against sit at 16.2. Dallas has accounted for 21 yellow cards on the season. Dallas has given up 17 goals while surrendering 1.42 goals per 90 min, and opposing teams have earned 58 SoT on them. They have amassed 3 shut outs, which has them at a % of 25.0% the year.

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The Claret and Cobalt have an average of 2.00 pts per match while accumulating 23 assists and 1 red card. RSL has compliled a clean sheet percentage of 35.7% so far this season as well as 36 yellow card cautions. Salt Lake is 2nd in goals relinquished with 14, and the goal differential sits at 13. the season, RSL has a save % of 80.9 (68 SoTA), and also are 3rd in the league with 28 pts. Their goals against per 90 is at 1.00 in addition to 54 saves, and they have tallied 5 clean sheets. Real Salt Lake has totaled 27 goals and their goals expected the season sits at 20.5.

The man who is expected to defend the goal for Dallas will be Maarten Paes. Paes (49-35-52 mark during his career) has recorded 28 clean sheets, which leaves him with a 20.6% clean sheet percentage. The keeper hailing from the Netherlands has had 534 shots tried at him in 136 career starts. His GA/90 is 1.22 (165 total goals surrendered) and he holds a save percentage of 71.5. Paes has seen the pitch a total of 12,161 minutes and has tallied 372 stops during his career.

Zac MacMath will be looking after the net for Salt Lake. So far in his career, MacMath has conceded 295 goals and has accumulated 674 saves in 228 starting assignments. He has conceded 1.29 goals per 90 minutes while holding a record of 80-69-79. He has a save % of 71.0 and his shutout rate is currently at 28.1%. MacMath has racked up 64 shutouts and defended 970 shots tried against him in 20,543 minutes throughout his career.

Petar Musa is one guy who can be a force in the game for Dallas. The forward born in Croatia has tallied 47 goals scored in 7,700 professional minutes played. Petar Musa has been a starter in 79 games during his pro soccer career and has 0.55 goals per 90. He has totaled 13 assists while tallying 0 yellow cards so far in his pro soccer career.

Salt Lake has a player in Cristian Arango, who the defense is sure to gameplan in this matchup. The forward from Columbia has earned 14,771 mins and he has scored 83 goals. He sports an average of 0.51 G/90 and has been a starter in 162 matches so far in his career. He has totaled 13 yellow card cautions thus far in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 19 times.

Who will win tonight’s soccer game against the spread?

Tony Sink’s Pick: Take Dallas

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