Jader Obrian scored another brace in tonight’s defeat

  • Jáder Obrian nets a brace for the second straight match.
  • Obrian scores his seventh and eighth goals of the season against the Dynamo.
  • He is now FC Dallas' second-leading scorer behind Ricardo Pepi (12). 
  • MLS Box Score
  • FC Dallas visits BC Place to face Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday, September 25 at 9PM CT. 
  • The match will air on TXA21 in DFW, KMYL-TV in Lubbock, KCPN-TV in Amarillo,, and TUDN 1270AM.

Houston, TX (September 18, 2021) – FC Dallas (6-11-9, 27 points) fell short of a comeback with a 3-2 result against rivals Houston Dynamo (5-10-11, 26 points) 3-2 on Saturday night at BBVA Stadium.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 2’ – SHOT (DAL) – Ricardo Pepi’s shot inside of the box was blocked by the Houston defense, following a cross from Paxton Pomykal.
  • 5’ – GOAL (HOU) – Fafà Picault’s deflected cross from the left side fell to Griffin Dorsey, who slotted it past Phelipe to give Houston the early 1-0 lead.
  • 20’ – GOAL (HOU) – Dorsey’s pass inside the box setup Picault, who put the ball into an empty net to extend Houston’s lead to 2-0.
  • 30’ – SHOT (DAL) – Pepi tried to lob the ball over the goalkeeper and the Dynamo’s defense, but his shot went over the crossbar.
  • 36’ – SHOT (DAL) – Brandon Srervania’s right-footed long range shot was punched away by Michael Nelson.

Second Half

  • 48’ – SHOT (DAL) – Ricardo Pepi’s pass fell to Bryan Acosta inside the box, and his shot was blocked by the Houston defense.
  • 55 – SHOT (DAL) – Ema Twumasi laid the ball off for Jesús Ferreira who struck it first time and his shot went over the goal.
  • 59’ – GOAL (HOU) – Darwin Quintero’s penalty kick bounces off the post and into the net to give Houston the 3-0 lead.
  • 70’ – SAVE (DAL) – Houston’s Quintero had his shot from the outside of the box saved by Phelipe.
  • 86’ – GOAL ( DAL) – Ferreira’s through ball connected with Jáder Obrian who chipped the ball past Michael Nelson from a difficult angle to pull one back for FC Dallas.
  • 90’+4’ – GOAL (DAL) – Eddie Munjoma’s pass fell to Obrian who unleashed a powerful right-footed shot that ended in the top right corner to pull one back and make it 3-2.


FC Dallas — Phelipe; Justin Che (Eddie Munjoma – 46’), Nkosi Tafari, Matt Hedges, Ema Twumasi (Szabolcs Schön – 78’); Brandon Servania (Andrés Ricaurte – 71’), Facundo Quignon (Bryan Acosta – 46’); Jáder Obrian, Jesús Ferreira, Paxton Pomykal (Franco Jara – 46’); Ricardo Pepi.

Substitutes not used — Kyle Zobeck, Jose Martinez, Bressan, Edwin Cerrillo.

FC Dallas Stats Summary:

Shots: 16

Shots on Goal: 4

Saves: 2

Corner Kicks: 6

Fouls: 10

Offside: 2

Houston Dynamo FC — Michael Nelson; Zarek Valentin (Corey Bird – 60’), Tim Parker, Teenage Hadebe, Adam Lundqvist (Sam Junqua – 35’); Matias Vera, Darwin Cerén; Griffin Dorsey, Darwin Quintero (Memo Rodriguez – 79’), Fafà Picault; Maxi Urruti (Joe Corona – 60’).

Substitutes not used — Kyle Morton, Maynor Figueroa, Derrick Jones, Oscar Boniek, Ariel Lassiter.

Houston Dynamo FC Stats Summary:

Shots: 12

Shots on Goal: 5

Saves: 2

Corner Kicks: 4

Fouls: 12

Offside: 0

Scoring Summary:

HOU (1-0): Griffin Dorsey – 5’

HOU (2-0): Fafà Picault (Griffin Dorsey) – 20’

HOU (3-0): Darwin Quintero – 59’

FCD (3-1): Jáder Obrian (Jesús Ferreira) – 86’

FCD (3-2): Jáder Obrian (Eddie Munjoma) – 90’+4’

Misconduct Summary:

HOU: Zarek Valentin (caution) – 40’
FCD: Szabolcs Schön (caution) – 90’+6’

Weather: Clear, 81

Attendance: 12,353

Referee: Victor Rivas 

Assistant Referees: Adam Wienckowski, Logan Brown 

Fourth official: Nima Saghafi

VAR: Daniel Radford, Jonathan Johnson