MATCH RECAP: FC Dallas Falls to Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 | 5.25.19

Badji scored FC Dallas’ lone goal late in the game

  • Bryan Reynolds notched his first professional assist in the 85th minute.
  • Dominique Badji scored his second goal of the season and fourth all-time against Vancouver.
  • FC Dallas plays the Seattle Sounders on Saturday, June 1 at 7 PM at Toyota Stadium. The match will be broadcasted on Texas 21, and 1270AM.

Vancouver, BC - FC Dallas was unable to get the draw at BC Place after cutting the deficit in half late in the game with a goal from Dominique Badji.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 11’ Dominique Badji sent a shot across the box but Jacori Hayes arrives a second too late to slot it in.
  • 26’ Jesus Ferreira connected with Michael Barrios inside the box firing the pass towards the net but his shot goes high grazing the top of the goal.
  • 30’ – Ali Adnan scored the first goal for Vancouver firing a curling shot to the top right corner after going through Reggie Cannon and Michael Barrios at the top of the box.
  • 40’ – Lucas Venuto doubled the lead for the Whitecaps after receiving a backheel pass from Fredy Montero.

Second Half:

  • 56’ – Michael Barrios sent in a cross from the right flank that beats Crépeau, but Pablo Aranguiz’s right-footer hits the crossbar before falling back into the arms of the keeper.
  • 64’ – Badji attempted a shot from inside the box following a corner but it goes to the right.  
  • 73’ – FC Dallas’ ninth corner of the night results in a Ryan Hollingshead header from the center of the box that travels just over the crossbar.
  • 75’ Jesse Gonzalez made his second save of the night after Theo Bair fires one straight into Gonzalez at the center of the goal.
  • 84’ – Venuto gets a one-on-one with Gonzalez and gets past him, but John Nelson recovers just in time to block his shot from doing further damage to FC Dallas.
  • 85’ – Badji cut inside from the right flank and dribbles swiftly past two Vancouver defenders before sending a left-footed strike past Crépeau’s near post.


FC Dallas Jesse Gonzalez; John Nelson, Matheus Bressan, Ryan Hollingshead, Reggie Cannon (Bryan Reynolds – 73’); Jacori Hayes (Thomas Roberts – 79’), Bryan Acosta, Pablo Aránguiz (Zdenek Ondrasek – 60’); Dominique Badji, Jesus Ferreira, Michael Barrios.

Substitutes not used Jimmy Maurer, Callum Montgomery, Reto Ziegler, Carlos Gruezo.

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Maxime Crépeau, Derek Cornelius, Andrew Rose, Erik Godoy; Ali Adnan (Victor Giro – 42’), Russell Teibert, Jon Erice, Hwang In-Beom (Felipe – 82’), Jakob Nerwinski; Fredy Montero (Theo Bair – 71’), Lucas Venuto.

Substitutes not used Zac MacMath, Scott Sutter, Brett Levis, Brendan McDonough.

Scoring Summary:

VAN: Ali Adnan (Hwang In-Beom) – 30’
VAN: Lucas Venuto (Fredy Montero) – 40’
FCD: Dominique Badji (Bryan Reynolds) – 85’

Misconduct Summary:

FCD: Reggie Cannon (caution) – 60’
VAN: Felipe (caution) – 90’+2’

Weather: Cloudy, 57
Attendance: 18,309

Referee: Alex Chilowicz
Assistant Referees: Mike Rottersman, Chris Wattam
4th Official: Pierre-Luc Lauziere
VAR Official: Ricardo Salazar