FC Dallas Academy Update: Week 18

FRISCO, Texas –  The FC Dallas Academy teams continued their hot form, going 4-0-1 in five matches against Lonestar SC. The smothering Academy defense was again on show with just two goals allowed over the five games while Daniel Nevares led the way with a hat trick in the Under-18s' big 7-1 win.

FC Dallas U-18s: 7
Lonestar SC: 1

The Under-18s rolled to their second-straight multi-goal win, downing Lonestar SC from Austin 7-1. In reality, the game was much closer than the scoreline suggests as the teams went into halftime scoreless. 

FC Dallas unleashed a barrage of attacks in the second half with Bobby Edet scoring twice early to raise his goal tally for the year to 15. Daniel Nevarez tallied a hat trick mid-way through the second half while Marco Carrizales and Erick Sanchez grabbed goals in the win. 

Undefeated in their last 12 matches, the Under-18s moved two points clear of Dallas Texans at the top of the US Soccer Development Academy Frontier Division with a record of 15-3-3, though FCD has two games in-hand.  

The U-18s have a huge matchup this weekend against local rivals Solar Chelsea in one of their toughest tests left this season. 

FC Dallas U-16s: 4
Lonestar SC: 0

The U-16s scored their third-straight shutout win on Sunday, defeating Lonestar SC 4-0. FCD found goals from four different players as Santiago Agudelo, Cesar Murillo, Patrick Khouri and Sebastian Gordillo scored for Dallas in the win. 

The Under-16s have allowed just three goals in their last eleven matches and sit in first place on points per game in the Frontier Division with an overall record of 16-3-2. 

FC Dallas U-15s: 1
Lonestar SC: 0

The undefeated Under-15s squeaked out a 1-0 win over lonestar behind a goal from Bernie Zuazua. FC Dallas and the Houston Dynamo are tied at the top of the Texas Pre-Academy League, though FCD has two games in hand with five games left in the season.

FC Dallas U-14s: 1
Lonestar SC: 1

The U-14s drew Lonestar SC on Sunday with the goal coming from Alex Zendejas. FCD can lock up the U-14 Texas League with a win over Solar on Saturday. 

FC Dallas U-13s: 3
Lonestar SC: 0

The U-13s got back to winning ways on Sunday with a 3-0 win over Lonestar SC. David Castillo, Julian Jaquez and Carlitos Garcia scored in the victory that keeps the U-13s in first place by four points with four games left in the season.

Up Next: vs Solar Chelsea SC

While the U-15 Pre Academy team is out of the country for a series of friendlies in Poland, the other Pre Academy teams and the Academy teams will be at home again this weekend hosting local rivals Solar Chelsea SC on Saturday afternoon on FC Dallas Stadium Complex fields 13 & 17.

Scoring Summaries:

U-18 Academy:
Bobby Edet- 49' 53'
Daniel Nevares - 66' 79' 84'
Marco Carrizales - 58'
Erick Sanchez- 88' 

U-16 Academy:
Santiago Agudelo - 8'
Cesar Murillo - 16'
Patrick Khouri - 21'
Sebastian Gordillo - 29' 

U-15 Pre Academy :
Bernie Zuazua

U-14 Pre Academy:
Alex Zendejas

U-13 Pre Academy: 
David Castillo
Julian Jaquez
Carlitos Garcia