Preview: 'Caps set for Western Conference clash in Texas

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Vancouver Whitecaps FC are set to hit the road this weekend with a trip to Frisco, Texas to face Western Conference adversaries FC Dallas on Saturday, June 18. The 'Caps come into the match with a 4W-2L-1D record over their past seven MLS matches, while Dallas will play their first MLS match since May 28 and also come in with a 4W-2L-1D record in their past seven.

FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Saturday, June 18, 2022 – 6 p.m. PT
Toyota Stadium – Frisco, TX
Pre-match show: 5 p.m. PT (AM730)

TEXAS BOUND: Vancouver Whitecaps FC are set to make their third and final trip to Texas this season as they face fellow Western Conference side FC Dallas this Saturday at Toyota Stadium. The 'Caps, who sit two points outside the playoff places in the West going into the weekend, are one of only three teams to beat Dallas this season, having captured all three points with a 2-1 victory at BC Place back on May 18th.

INTERNATIONALS ARE BACK: After spending time with their respective national teams during the international window, Lucas Cavallini and Javain Brown will be available for selection on Saturday. Cavallini helped Canada claim a 4-0 win against Curacao at BC Place in Concacaf Nations League play by scoring his 17th international goal. Brown played the full 90 minutes in all three of Jamaica's Concacaf Nations League matches against Suriname, away then at home, as well as Mexico at home. Dallas will also have four players returning from international duty in Paul Arriola and Jesus Ferreira (United States), Nanu (Guinea-Bissau) and Szabolcs Schön (Hungary).

NEXT IN LINE: Following Saturday's match, the Blue and White will quickly shift focus to a Canadian Championship semifinal clash against Canadian Premier League outfit York United FC on Wednesday, June 22 in the first of four straight home matches at BC Place. The 'Caps will also host New England Revolution on June 26, LAFC on July 2 and Minnesota United FC on July 8 in MLS action.