FC Dallas is on a four match unbeaten streak
- FC Dallas defender Ryan Hollingshead and homegrown Jesús Ferreira each scored their second goal of the season.
- Szabolcs Schön assisted in both goals tonight, recording four assists in four matches.
- Nkosi Tafari recorded his second consecutive assist of the season.
- With tonight's match, Ryan Hollingshead surpassed Zach Loyd with the fourth most appearances (181) for FC Dallas.
- Jimmy Maurer records his third shutout of the season.
- FC Dallas is 16-2-3 all-time at home against expansion teams.
- FC Dallas holds a 11-6-4 record in the first match against expansion teams.
- FC Dallas extends its home unbeaten streak to 18 matches (10-0-8 record).
- FC Dallas faces Sporting Kansas City at Toyota Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 14 at 7:30PM CT. The match will air locally on TXA21, FCDTV Network, KMPX-29, FCDallas.com/Radio and TUDN 1270AM.
Frisco, TX (August 7, 2021) – FC Dallas (5-7-6, 21 points) defeated Austin FC in the first MLS matchup (4-9-4, 16 points) 2-1 at Toyota Stadium on Saturday night.
- 7’ – SAVE (DAL) – Jimmy Maurer made his first save of the night after denying Austin’s Manny Perez from very close range after receiving a cross from Daniel Pereira.
- 15’ – SAVE (ATX) – Ricardo Pepi fought off his defender and fired a low ball to the far post from inside the box, but Austin’s Brad Stuver was quick to make the save.
- 25’ – SHOT (DAL) – Pepi received a headed pass from Ryan Hollingshead but his right-footed shot went over the crossbar.
- 50’ – GOAL (DAL) – Szabolcs Schön laid it off to Ryan Hollingshead whose first time shot was sent to the bottom right corner of the goal to give FC Dallas the 1-0 lead.
- 61’ – SAVE (ATX) – Bryan Acosta’s through ball was met by Pepi who was able to beat his defender and unleashed a shot that was pushed away for a corner kick by Stuver.
- 63’ – GOAL (DAL) – Jesús Ferreira scored the second goal of the night after Nkosi Tafari forced a turnover and sent a pass to Schön who then slipped the ball past Austin’s defense and connected with Ferreira.
FC Dallas — Jimmy Maurer; Ema Twumasi, Nkosi Tafari, Bressan, Ryan Hollingshead; Andrés Ricaurte (Bryan Acosta – 45’), Facundo Quignon, Paxton Pomykal (Jáder Obrian – 45’), Jesús Ferreira (Franco Jara – 84’) , Szabolcs Schön (Edwin Cerrillo – 72’) ; Ricardo Pepi (Matt Hedges – 84’).
Substitutes not used — Phelipe, John Nelson, Brandon Servania, Freddy Vargas.
Austin FC — Brad Stuver; Aedan Stanley (Zan Kolmanic – 73), Matt Besler (Cecilio Domínguez – 61’), Jhohan Romaña; Alex Ring, Daniel Pereira (Sebastián Driussi – 61’), Sebastian Berhalter (Tomás Pochettino – 61’), Julio Cascante, Héctor Jiménez (Nick Lima – 61’); Manny Perez, Diego Fagundez.
Substitutes not used — Andrew Tarbell, Frederik Kleemann, Jon Gallagher, Rodney Redes.
DAL (1-0): Ryan Hollingshead (Szabolcs Schön) – 50’
DAL (2-0): Jesús Ferreira (Szabolcs Schön, Nkosi Tafari) – 63’
Stats Summary: FC Dallas/Austin FC
Shots on Goal: 5/2
Corner Kicks: 5/5
DAL: Bressan (caution) – 42’
Weather: Partly cloudy, 90
Referee: Alan Kelly
Assistant Referees: Ian McKay, Ryan Graves
Fourth official: Chris Ruska
VAR: Jose Carlos Rivero