Fast Facts: Sporting KC 2-0 FC Dallas - June 19, 2016

Here's an in-depth look at Sporting KC's 2-0 victory over FC Dallas on Sunday, diving into the major stats, records and milestones.

Sporting KC Team Facts

  • Sporting Kansas City defeated FC Dallas 2-0 at Children’s Mercy Park on Sunday.
  • Peter Vermes made one change to the starting XI from Wednesday’s U.S. Open Cup victory as Tim Melia was back in between the posts.
  • Sunday marked the 100th MLS match at Children’s Mercy Park (including playoffs).
  • The home side in the Sporting KC vs. FC Dallas series is 7-0-2 in the last nine meetings across all competitions.
  • Sporting KC and FC Dallas have combined to score 25 goals in their last six meetings (all competitions). The home team has won all six.
  • Sporting KC exploded for 13 goals in three home games versus FC Dallas last season, winning by multiple goals each time. Sunday was no different as Sporting KC earned the 2-0 victory.
  • Sporting KC has scored in 12 straight games versus FC Dallas.

Sporting KC Player Facts

  • Lawrence Olum made his 50th MLS start on Sunday afternoon (including playoffs).
  • Olum scored the opening goal on Sunday in the 43rd minute. His last goal was also against FC Dallas on April 17.
  • Benny Feilhaber earned the assist on Olum's goal and then scored one himself as he converted a penalty kick in the 45th minute of the match.
  • Since the start of MLS in 2015, Benny Feilhaber has scored four MLS goals against FC Dallas, his most versus any team.
  • With the goal and assist on Sunday, Feilhaber has now scored three goals and tallied three assists during the 2016 MLS regular season.
  • Roger Espinoza led all starters from Sunday's match with 90.2 percent passing accurary (37 out of 41 successful).

FC Dallas Team Facts

  • FC Dallas won its first game at Children’s Mercy Park in 2011 but has gone 0-5-1 since then with five goals scored and 18 allowed (all competitions).
  • FC Dallas has scored in 15 of their last 17 matches against Sporting KC, but failed to do so Sunday.

General Facts

  • Children's Mercy Park welcomed 18,927 people to Sunday's match, marking the 79th consecutive MLS sellout at the stadium. 
  • Sporting KC returns to the pitch on Saturday to face the Montreal Impact at Stade Saputo.