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FC Dallas embarks on a three-game road run

  • Midfielder Kalil ElMedkhar made his third-career MLS appearance.
  • FC Dallas faces Texas Derby rival Houston Dynamo FC at BBVA Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 21 at 7:30PM CT. The match will air locally on FCDTV Network, KMPX-29, FCDallas.com/Broadcast/Radio and TUDN 1270AM.
  • MLS Box Score

Frisco, TX (August 18, 2021) – FC Dallas (5-9-6, 21 points) was defeated 0-1 by Seattle Sounders FC (11-3-6, 39 points) at Toyota Stadium Wednesday night. 

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 15’ – SHOT (DAL) – Bryan Acosta sent a powerful right-footed shot from outside the box after he received a ball from Ryan Hollingshead in the midfield but his shot was slightly wide and missed the top left of the goal.  
  • 20’ – SHOT (DAL) – Jesús Ferreira fired a volley from outside the box but Spencer Richey was alert and blocked the shot which was later cleared by Seattle’s defense.

Second Half

  • 47’ – SHOT (DAL) – Ricardo Pepi nearly found the back of the net early in the second half after he received a ball from Ferreira at the top of the box but his first shot was stopped by Richey and Pepi fired a rebound shot that missed to the right. 
  • 52’ – OFFSIDE GOAL (SEA) – Kelyn Rowe tried a through ball to Will Bruin inside the box but he was caught offside and had his goal called back.  
  • 63’ – GOAL (SEA) – Raúl Ruidiaz collected his own rebound and fired a shot that struck both the crossbar and posts and eventually ended in Jimmy’s goal.

Lineups: 

FC Dallas — Jimmy Maurer; Ema Twumasi (Freddy Vargas – 78’), Nkosi Tafari, Bressan, Ryan Hollingshead; Edwin Cerrillo (Andrés Ricaurte – 68’), Bryan Acosta, Jáder Obrian (Franco Jara – 64’), Jesús Ferreira, Szabolcs Schön (Kalil ElMedkhar – 78’); Ricardo Pepi.

Substitutes not used — Phelipe, Kyle Zobeck, José Martinez, Matt Hedges, Brandon Servania.

Seattle Sounders FC — Spencer Richey; Abdoulaye Cissoko, Xavier Arreaga, Shane O’Neill (Yeimar Gómez – 75’); Jimmy Medranda (Brad Smith – 68’), Danny Leyva, Joshua Atencio, Kelyn Rowe; Nicolas Benezet (Nicolás Lodeiro – 63’), Will Bruin (Raúl Ruidíaz – 63’), Cristian Roldan (João Paulo – 46’).

Substitutes not used — Stefan Cleveland, Fredy Montero, Alex Roldan, Reed Baker-Whiting.

Scoring Summary:

SEA (0-1): Raúl Ruidíaz – 63’

Misconduct Summary:

DAL: Edwin Cerrillo (caution) – 40’

DAL: Bryan Acosta (caution) – 78’

DAL: Franco Jara (caution) – 90’+3’

Stats Summary: 

Shots 
DAL: 18
SEA: 9

Shots on Goal
DAL: 2
SEA: 1

Saves:
DAL: 0
SEA: 2

Corner Kicks:
DAL: 7
SEA: 1

Fouls: 
DAL: 8
SEA: 4

Offside:
DAL: 2
SEA: 2

Weather: Partly Cloudy, 81

Attendance: 11,535

Referee: Robert Sibiga

Assistant Referees: Corey Rockwell, Gjovalin Bori

Fourth official: Matthew Corrigan

VAR: Kevin Terry Jr.