PREVIEW: FC Kansas City to host Houston Dash Saturday

KANSAS CITY (May 6, 2016) -- The two-time defending National Women’s Soccer League champions return home to Swope Soccer Village on Saturday night to take on the Houston Dash. The game will begin at 7:30 p.m. with a short meet and greet by U.S. Women’s National Team player and 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup champion Sydney Leroux beforehand.

This is the first meeting of the season between the two teams. FC Kansas City led the series 1-0-1 against the expansion Dash last year.

FC Kansas City is coming off a 1-0 road loss to Seattle Reign FC, which was a rematch of the 2015 NWSL Championship game. The Blues held the Reign to just five shots and two on goal. The Blues are 0-2-1.

Houston’s last match resulted in a scoreless draw with Sky Blue FC at home despite a 14-shot advantage in the match. The Dash are 1-1-1 and currently ranked fifth in the league with four points.

The Blues will play another home game on May 13 against the Chicago Red Stars and then head to Boston to take on the Breakers on the 22nd.

The game will start at 7: 30 p.m. CT and will be broadcast on the league’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gzl2yxzdvso

For individual game or single season tickets visit www.fckansascity.com/tickets-online or call (855) 4KC-GOAL.