MATCH RECAP: FC Dallas 1, New England Revolution 1 | 3.2.19

Michael Barrios’ first-half goal helps FC Dallas earn draw in 2019 home opener

FRISCO, Texas - FC Dallas plays to a 1-1 draw with New England Revolution in the first game of the 2019 Major League Soccer season.

First Half:

  • 2’ – Teal Bunbury attempts a left-footed volley from the edge of the box but it skews well of Jesse Gonzalez’s goal.
  • 8’ Jacori Hayes hits a shot just over the bar after receiving a cutback from Reggie Cannon at the top of the box.
  • 10’ Dominique Badji has his first sight of goal with a low left-footed drive from outside the box but the shot is directly at Brad Knighton in goal.
  • 13’ Michael Barrios scores FC Dallas’ first goal of the 2019 season after receiving a knockdown header from Dominique Badji at midfield and carrying the ball 50 yards into New England’s box before beating the goalkeeper with a low shot into the far post.
  • 32’ – Michael Barrios nearly gets on the end of Reggie Cannon’s cutback but the danger is cleared away.
  • 45’ –  Antonio Delamea nearly scores the equalizer for New England from a header off a set piece by Carles Gil.

Second Half:

  • 57’ – Carles Gil scores the equalizer for New England with a left-footed shot into the near post after receiving the ball in the box from a knockdown header by Antonio Delamea.
  • 67’ – Ryan Hollingshead connects with Michael Barrios’ cross but his volley is straight at Knighton in goal.
  • 79’ – Bryan Acosta attempts a shot from outside the box but it sails well over the bar.
  • 89’ – Bryan Acosta sends a left-footed volley high over the bar.


FC Dallas — Jesse Gonzalez; Ryan Hollingshead, Reto Ziegler, Matt Hedges, Reggie Cannon; Carlos Gruezo, Bryan Acosta, Jacori Hayes (Paxton Pomykal – 73’); Santiago Mosquera (Jesus Ferreira – 81’), Dominique Badji, Michael Barrios.

Substitutes not used — Jimmy Maurer, Matheus Bressan, John Nelson, Edwin Cerrillo, Pablo Aranguiz.

New England Revolution — Brad Knighton; Brandon Bye, Edgar Castillo, Antonio Delamea, Jalil Anibaba; Juan Agudelo (Diego Fagundez – 78’), Carles Gil, Cristian Penilla, Wilfried Zahibo, Scott Caldwell (Luis Caicedo – 90’); Teal Bunbury.

Substitutes not used — Cody Cropper, Michael Mancienne, Tajon Buchanan, DeJuan Jones, Justin Rennicks.

Scoring Summary:

FCD: Michael Barrios – 13’
NE: Carles Gil – 57’

Misconduct Summary:

NE: Wilfried Zahibo (caution) – 19’
FCD: Reto Ziegler (caution) – 56’
NE: Antonio Delamea (caution) – 70’
FCD: Dominique Badji (caution) – 71’

Weather: Cloudy, 41
Attendance: 14,327

Referee: Ismail Elfath
Assistant Referee: Eduardo Mariscal
Assistant Referee: Kathryn Nesbitt
4th Official: Jon Freemon
VAR Official: Kevin Terry Jr.
AVAR Official: Jonathan Johnson