MATCH RECAP: FC Dallas 0, Columbus Crew 1 | 3.16.19

Matt Hedges surpassed Bobby Rhine as second all-time FC Dallas leader in appearances

  • Matt Hedges surpassed the late Bobby Rhine in games played for FC Dallas with 213 appearances. Jason Kreis leads the club with 247 appearances.
  • Ohio-native John Nelson made his MLS debut in the 74th minute.  
  • FC Dallas will play Colorado Rapids in the next home match on Saturday, March 23 at 4:30 PM at Toyota Stadium.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - FC Dallas was unable to find the equalizer in a 1-0 loss against Columbus Crew SC on Saturday, March 16.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 10’ – Gastón Sauro heads in the first goal of the match inside the six-yard box to the far left post from a Pedro Santos’ corner kick.
  • 21’ – Gyasi Zardes heavy-footed shot from a rebound goes high after Jesse Gonzalez’s saves an attempt from Robinho.
  • 27’ Jesse Gonzalez connects with the ball and denies Santos’ curled shot from outside the box.

Second Half:

Lineups:

FC Dallas Jesse Gonzalez; Marquinhos Pedroso (John Nelson – 74’), Reto Ziegler, Matt Hedges, Ryan Hollingshead; Carlos Gruezo, Bryan Acosta (Pablo Aránguiz – 82’), Paxton Pomykal; Santiago Mosquera (Jesus Ferreira – 70’), Dominique Badji, Michael Barrios.

Substitutes not used Jimmy Maurer, Matheus Bressan, Edwin Cerrillo, Thomas Roberts.

Columbus Crew SC — Zack Steffen; Harrison Afful, Jonathan Mensah, Gastón Sauro, Waylon Francis; Artur (Ricardo Clark – 87’), Wil Trapp; Pedro Santos (Héctor Jiménez – 90+2’), Federico Higuaín, Robinho (Justin Meram – 78’); Gyasi Zardes.

Substitutes not used — Joe Bendik, Josh Williams, Patrick Mullins, Jerome Williams.

Scoring Summary:

CLB: Gastón Sauro (Pedro Santos) – 10’

Misconduct Summary:

FCD: Bryan Acosta (caution) – 44’
CLB: Waylon Francis (caution) – 90+2’

Weather: Partly Cloudy, 41
Attendance: 9,687

Referee: Alex Chilowicz
Assistant Referees: Adam Garner, Jeremy Kieso
4th Official: Marcos DeOliveira
VAR Official: Fotis Bazakos
AVAR Official: Peter Manikowski

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