Game Preview: Dallas Sidekicks Look For Second Straight Win Over St.Louis Ambush Saturday Night

by Bob Heckel

Allen, TX (Dec. 9, 2016) – The St. Louis Ambush (0-5) visit the Allen Center Event for the first time during the 2016-17 season when they challenge the Dallas Sidekicks (3-4) on December 10th at 7:00 pm. The Sidekicks enter the match with a 3-4 record, while the St. Louis Ambush are 0-5.  

The Dallas Sidekicks offense is averaging 8.1 goals per game and scoring 46% of their power play goals.  The team is also killing 76% of their penalties. Forward Cameron Brown leads the team in goals with 12. Brown also leads the team in points with 16. Dallas’ captain Richardinho, leads the team in assists with 8.

St. Louis is averaging 4.2 goals per game and scoring 50% of their power play goal. Midfielder Carlos Contreras leads the team in goals with 4 and also leads the team in points with 5. Midfielder Kentaro Takada leads the team in assists with 4.  St. Louis Ambush defender and team captain Chris Mattingly was named to the Major Arena Soccer League’s Team of the Week for Week Five. Chris currently leads his team and MASL in blocked shots with 18.

Upcoming Dallas Sidekicks Games

Saturday, December 17th – Dallas Sidekicks vs. Baltimore Blast

Friday, December 30th – Dallas Sidekicks vs. Sonora Soles

Individual tickets for 2016-17 home games are now on sale. Season and group tickets are available by calling 469-200-GOAL or emailing To get the latest team updates, follow the team on Twitter and Instagram @GoSidekicks or on Facebook at

About the Dallas Sidekicks
The Dallas Sidekicks are a professional indoor soccer team competing in the Major Arena Soccer League. The team plays their home games at Allen Event Center. The original Dallas Sidekicks were founded in 1984 and won four indoor championships during their tenure. With a winning history and passion for community, the Sidekicks have brought professional indoor soccer back to Dallas.