Chivas USA travels to Texas this Saturday to face FC Dallas at FC Dallas Stadium for the first time this season at 7:30pm. You can catch the match live on Saturday on Galavision. We broke down the rivalry between these two teams just by numbers. Check it out:
The last win for Chivas USA was back in April 25, 2009 when two goals by Atiba Harris and Alecko Eskandarian gave the Red-and-White the 2-0 win at The Home Depot Center. Previous to this encounter, the Goats had travelled to Pizza Hut Park and defeated the Texan club 2-0 with goals from Eduardo Lillingston in the 56th minute and Bojan Stepanovic in the 75th minute.
In the 10 road games in which Chivas USA has faced Dallas, the Goats have scored eight goals while Dallas notches 11; that's a 3 goal difference.
Difference in saves Chivas USA goalkeeper has over veteran Kevin Hartman. While Kennedy has made 52 saves so far this season (3.4 saves per match) and maintains a 1.20 goals against average, Hatman only has made 45 saves (3.75 saves per match) with a 1.75 goals against average in 12 games played.
FC Dallas forward Blas Perez has scored five goals so far in the season, helping the team to a 3-9-4 record. The Panamanian also has 30 shots on goal in the 13 games he has disputed this season.
The number five also represents the number of point difference between both clubs in the Western Conference standings. While the Goats have 18 points this season (sixth place in the Western Conference), Dallas sits in the bottom of the standings with 13 points.
Chivas USA has faced FC Dallas a total of 19 times, and so far, holds a record of five wins, 10 losses and four draws. The Goats have a 2-5-3 record in road games played in the Cotton Bowl and FC Dallas Stadium (formerly Pizza Hut Park.)