MATCH RECAP: FC Dallas 0, D.C. United 1 | 10.13.18

FC Dallas remains atop the West after a loss at Audi Field

  • FC Dallas will face off against Sporting Kansas City on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 4 PM CT for the final home game of the regular season.
  • The National Soccer Hall of Fame Induction Weekend begins Saturday, Oct. 20 with the NSHOF Induction Ceremony.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – FC Dallas falls to D.C. United 1-0 Saturday evening at Audi Field following a late goal from Russell Canouse.

First Half:

  • 2’ – Wayne Rooney nearly scores an early goal after a through-ball put him one on one with Jesse Gonzalez but his shot is wide of the target.
  • 17’ – Michael Barrios forces a save from Bill Hamid with a driven shot towards the near post after cutting inside from the wing.
  • 20’ – Santiago Mosquera almost opens the scoring after Michael Barrios’ lay off in the box but his shot curls over the bar.
  • 26’ – Ryan Hollingshead tests Bill Hamid with an ambitious shot from distance, but the D.C. goalkeeper is up to the task.

Second Half:

  • 50’ – Santiago Mosquera has FC Dallas’ first chance of the second half but his left-footed shot sails high over the goal.
  • 56’ – Michael Barrios gets behind the D.C. United defense and aims for the near post but his shot only finds the side of the net.
  • 57’ – Yamil Asad squeezes past two Dallas defenders into the box but his shot is blocked bravely by Reto Ziegler.
  • 62’ – Jesse Gonzalez gets his fingertips to Wayne Rooney’s goal-bound free kick and knocks it out for a corner.
  • 75’ Reto Ziegler is in the right place at the right time to block Wayne Rooney’s shot from close range.
  • 75’ – FC Dallas nearly break the deadlock with a speedy counter attack but Bill Hamid is able to parry Michael Barrios’ driven shot over the bar.
  • 86’ – Russell Canouse puts D.C. United up 1-0 with a header from close range after his original shot rebounded off the crossbar.


FC Dallas — Jesse Gonzalez, Ryan Hollingshead (Pablo Aránguiz – 89’), Reto Ziegler, Matt Hedges, Marquinhos Pedroso, Victor Ulloa, Abel Aguilar, Santiago Mosquera, Maxi Urruti, Roland Lamah (Dominique Badji – 63’), Michael Barrios (Tesho Akindele – 83’).

Substitutes not used — Jimmy Maurer, Bryan Reynolds, Jacori Hayes, Jordan Cano.

D.C. United — Bill Hamid, Jalen Robinson (Nick DeLeon – 54’), Frédéric Brillant, Steve Birnbaum, Joseph Mora, Russell Canouse, Chris Durkin, Zoltán Stieber, Luciano Acosta, Yamil Asad, Wayne Rooney.

Substitutes not used — Kofi Opare, Kavin Ellis, Ian Harkes, Jared Jeffrey, Travis Worra.

Scoring Summary:

DC: Russell Canouse – 86’

Misconduct Summary:


Weather: Partly Cloudy, 57
Attendance: 19,610

Referee: José Carlos Rivero
Assistant Referee: Nick Uranga, Gianni Facchini
4th Official: Silviu Petrescu
VAR: Jon Freemon