FRISCO-The FC Dallas U-19 team secured qualification for the knockout stages of the playoffs with a second win in 3 days, this time by a scoreline of 3-0 over North Carolina’s U-19 team.
Johan Gomez opened the scoring in the 12th minute. He has now scored the opening goal in both of their games in the playoffs. Jorge Almaguer, who was starting his second game and helped the defense keep their first clean sheet in the tournament chipped in with a second half goal to put FC Dallas up 2-0. The U-19’s kept North Carolina out and with North Carolina pushing for a lifeline Johan Gomez scored his second in the 84th minute, allowing FC Dallas to coast to the finish line.
With qualification secured, FC Dallas will have one eye on the next round. After two commanding performances where FC Dallas have outscored opponents by 6, they will certainly favor their chances to get far in the tournament.