1996 Dallas Burn season

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Dallas Burn
1996 season
Owner Lamar Hunt
Head Coach Dave Dir
Stadium Cotton Bowl
MLS Western Conference: 2nd
Overall: 4th
MLS Cup Lost Semifinals vs. Kansas City Wiz (1 – 2)
U.S. Open Cup Lost Semifinal vs. DC United
Highest home attendance 35,250 vs. Columbus Crew (May 5, 1996)
Lowest home attendance 7,338 vs. Columbus Crew (August 14, 1996)
Average home league attendance 16,012 (regular season)
9,964 (playoffs)
Home colors
Away colors

The 1996 Dallas Burn season was the inaugural season of the Major League Soccer team. It was the first time since 1981 that the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex had a professional soccer team. The team made the playoffs for the first time in franchise history.

Final Standings[edit]

Western Conference
Pos Club Pts GP W L SOW GF GA GD
1 Los Angeles Galaxy 49 32 15 13 4 59 49 +10
2 Dallas Burn 41 32 12 15 5 50 48 +2
3 Kansas City Wiz 41 32 12 15 5 61 63 −2
4 San Jose Clash 39 32 12 17 3 50 50 0
5 Colorado Rapids 29 32 9 21 2 44 59 −15
1996 MLS Cup Playoffs

Regular Season[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Western Conference Semifinals[edit]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

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