Fc Dallas will welcome Liga MX side CF Pachuca to Frisco in North Texas on Wednesday, aiming to take the upper-hand in their last four series against the Mexican team as they hope to reach their first CCL final. The pressure will be on FC Dallas to record a vital home win as they begin their last four series clash at the Toyota Stadium, which is an early advantage for them.

Whereas a loss or draw on Wednesday night would mean FC Dallas would have to-get-a positive result in the return leg tie in Mexico on 4th April, something that Major League Soccer teams have historically found almost impossible.

However, a convincing home win for Oscar Pareja's men will put themselves in a commanding position to advance to the 2017 CONCACAF Champions League final.

For the all time series - the two clubs have met once, in the group-stage of the 2007 SuperLiga Cup, the both teams drew 1-1 at the Toyota Stadium with Christian Gimenez and Carlos Ruiz scoring the goals.

FC Dallas

FC Dallas had a excellent 2015 and 2016 seasons and seem to be one of the best clubs in Major League Soccer again this year, as they Possess a star-studded squad led by Homegrown Player Kellyn Acosta, centre backs Walker Zimmerman, Matt Hedges and dynamic South-Americans Carlos Gruezo, Cristian Colman, Michael Barrios and Maxi Urruti.

The Texan team have gotten the new season-off to a fine start, comfortably dispatching Panamanian side Arabe Unido in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals, winning LA Galaxy 2-1 in their Major League Soccer opener and getting a goalless draw against Sporting Kansas City last weekend despite running-out a lineup full of reserve players.

Although their regulars needed to rest and get ready for what will be their toughest test of 2017 on Wednesday night.

CF Pachuca

Pachuca is led by Argentine forward Franco Jara and Uruguayan mid-fielder Jonathan Urretaviscaya. Both players have an excellent record in the Mexican Liga MX, Franco Jara finished the 2017-Apertura tied for sixth place in the league with nine-goals and has started the current season with four goals.

While, Jonathan Urretaviscaya tied the Apertura with five-assists. While they will be well-rested after getting an unanticipated time-off last weekend due to Mexico's referee association imposed strike, The Los Tuzos will be without one of their most skillful players against FC Dallas, as Mexican international Hirving Lozano is out of the encounter due to a repellent frightful ankle-injury he sustained earlier this month against rival Tijuana.