Ricardo Pepi scored his 12th goal of the season in the 50th minute

  • Ricardo Pepi scored his 12th goal of the season and is now third in the MLS Golden Boot race.
  • Justin Che recorded his second assist of the season.
  • FC Dallas travels to Red Bull Arena to face New York City FC on Tuesday, September 14 at 6:30PM CT. The match will air locally on TXA21, the FCDTV Network, KMPX-29, and TUDN 1270AM.
  • MLS Box Score

Frisco, Texas (September 11, 2021) – FC Dallas (6-10-8, 26 points) draws 1-1 with San Jose Earthquake (6-8-9, 27 points) on Saturday Night at Toyota Stadium.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 6’ – GOAL (SJ) – San Jose’s Oswaldo Alanís converted from the penalty spot after a handball call was called on Matt Hedges.
  • 36’ – SHOT (DAL) – Following a sequence in the midfield, Paxton Pomykal fired a shot that was pushed over the bar by San Jose’s goalkeeper. 
  • 40’ – SHOT (DAL) – Jesús Ferreira connected with a pass from Ricardo Pepi and sent a left-footed shot towards the bottom left of the net but JT Marcinkowski made the save.
  • 45’+4’ – SHOT (DAL) – Jáder Obrian fired a shot from outside the box but his attempt was saved by Marcinkowski to keep San Jose up 1-0.

Second Half

  • 50’ – GOAL (DAL) – Ricardo Pepi headed in a cross from Justin Che to find Dallas’ equalizer after Che received a short pass from Jáder Obrian near the top of the box. 
  • 58 – SHOT (SJ) – Alanís sent a cross following a corner to San Jose’s Chris Wondolowski inside the six-yard box but his header hit the crossbar. 
  • 60’ – SHOT (DAL) – Jesús Ferreira attempted to chip the ball over Marcinkowski but San Jose’s goalkeeper was alert and made the save.


FC Dallas — Phelipe; Justin Che (Nkosi Tafari – 83’), Matt Hedges, José Martínez, Ema Twumasi; Brandon Servania (Bryan Acosta – 79’), Facundo Quignon; Jáder Obrian (Szabolcs Schön – 67’), Jesús Ferreira, Paxton Pomykal (Andrés Ricaurte – 74’); Ricardo Pepi.

Substitutes not used — Kyle Zobeck, Eddie Munjoma, Edwin Cerrillo, Kalil ElMedkhar.


FC Dallas Stats Summary:

Shots: 17

Shots on Goal: 7

Saves: 2

Corner Kicks: 8

Fouls: 18

Offside: 0

San Jose Earthquakes — JT Marcinkowski; Nathan, Tanner Beason, Oswaldo Alanís, Luciano Abecasis (Paul Marie – 74’); Chris Wondolowski (Andrés Rios – 74’), Judson (Jack Skahan – 88’); Cristian Espinoza (Cade Cowell – 61’), Jackson Yueill, Carlos Fierro (Benji Kikanovic – 62’); Chofis.

Substitutes not used — Daniel Vega, Tommy Thompson, Jacob Akanyirige, Siad Haji.

San Jose Earthquakes Stats Summary:

Shots: 13

Shots on Goal: 2

Saves: 6

Corner Kicks: 5

Fouls: 15

Offside: 1

Scoring Summary:

SJ (0-1): Oswaldo Alanís (penalty) – 6’

DAL (1-1): Ricardo Pepi (Justin Che) – 50’


Misconduct Summary:

DAL: Matt Hedges (caution) – 4’

DAL: Brandon Servania (caution) – 41’

SJ: Nathan (caution) – 48’

SJ: Judson (caution) – 59’

Weather: Sunny, 85

Attendance: 15,237

Referee: Guido Gonzales Jr.

Assistant Referees: Kevin Klinger, Diego Blas

Fourth official: Ramy Touchan

VAR: Younes Marrakchi