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Gamethread: Chivas USA vs. FC Dallas, August 21st, 2013

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Expect both teams to play with passion
Expect both teams to play with passion
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With a win or tie, Chivas USA can win the season series against FC Dallas in tonight's mid-week fixture (7:30pm PST, MLSLIVE).

Both sides are suffering in form with the the two conference basement dwellers combining for a net sum of seven points in their last twelve contests. FC Dallas is mired in an eleven match winless streak and has steadily seen their form diminish.

Both sides have bolstered their squad with an infusion of Latin American attackers. For Chivas, of course, it's been Erick Torres. Since coming over on loan from CD Guadaljara, Torres has scored or assisted in each goal Chivas USA has scored.

FC Dallas meanwhile also bolstered their attack signing Argentinean midfielder Mauro Diaz to a DP contract. Brazilian midfielder Erick has also broken into the team's first XI. Since Erick was placed in the lineup, FC Dallas has scored four goals on the heels of a month-long scoreless drought.

For more information about the match and what to look for, go ahead and read our Match Preview.

If you haven't already, be sure to check out our Three Questions we did with Brian from Big D Soccer. You read our answers to their questions here.