Fast Facts: Sporting KC 1-1 FC Dallas - March 15, 2014

Go in-depth behind Sporting Kansas City's 1-1 draw against FC Dallas at Sporting Park on Saturday with this match's fast facts.

  • Sporting KC and FC Dallas drew 1-1 on Saturday night at Sporting Park.
  • The match was the first home game for Sporting KC in the MLS regular season.
  • Sporting Kansas City's record in MLS home opener's all-time is 11-2-6.
  • Sporting Kansas City has only lost one home opener in the last 15 years. The lone loss came against Toronto FC in 2009.
  • Sporting KC is 229-217-117 overall all-time and 150-80-51 all-time at home. Sporting KC has the most draws among all teams in MLS history (117).
  • With the draw, Sporting KC is 20-19-10 against FC Dallas all-time.
  • Matt Hedges goal in the 90th minute was the first goal conceded by Sporting KC in a home opener since moving into Sporting Park in 2011.
  • Aurelien Collin opened the scoring on Saturday, heading a Benny Feilhaber corner kick past Chris Seitz in the 82nd minute.
  • With the goal, Collin ties Jose Burciaga Jr. for the second most goals scored in MLS competition by a defender in team history with 14 behind only Jimmy Conrad (17).
  • The goal is Collin's first of the season and 10th of his MLS career during the MLS regular season.
  • The assist was Feilhaber's 14th of his career during the MLS regular season and fifth since joining Kansas City.
  • Sporting KC's 12 corner kicks were the most since May 19, 2013. The team hasn't had more than 12 corner kick in one match since 2010.
  • In 2013, Sporting KC only allowed one game-tying goal after the 75th minute. That too came against FC Dallas on June 22.
  • Eric Kronberg, Benny Feilhaber and Matt Besler are the only three players to start all three matches this year.
  • Colombian midfielder Jimmy Medranda made his first career start for Sporting KC on Saturday.
  • Sporting KC midfielder Alex Martinez made his MLS debut on Saturday, entering the match in the 75th minute for Jimmy Medranda.
  • Sporting KC was without Soony Saad (right groin strain) and Peterson Joseph (illness) on Saturday due to injuries. Graham Zusi and Paulo Nagamura were rested and did not dress.
  • FC Dallas did not travel regular starters Raul Fernandez (sports hernia), George John (right knee) and Zach Loyd (right hip strain) due to injuries.
  • The first 10,000 fans through the gates received schedule magnets courtesy of Sprint.
  • Prior to Saturday, Sporting KC and FC Dallas last met in 2013 and played to a 2-2 draw at Toyota Stadium.
  • Saturday marked the second match for FC Dallas under new head coach Oscar Pareja.
  • Oscar Pareja and Peter Vermes both previously played for their current clubs prior to becoming coaches.
  • Saturday's attendance was 19,431 marking the 37th consecutive sellout at Sporting Park in MLS competition.
  • Sporting KC heads to Mexico City to face Cruz Azul in the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday. Sporting KC is up 1-0 on aggregate.
  • Cruz Azul earned a 2-1 victory over Tijuana at home on Saturday in Liga MX play to extend their lead in the Clausura campaign.
  • Marlon Wayans was in attendance at Saturday's match and participated in the pre-game coin toss.
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