FC Dallas Falls to the Portland Timbers 1-0 | 6.30.19

Dallas’ four-game MLS unbeaten streak ends in Portland

  • Luchi Gonzalez chooses with same lineup for the third game in a row
  • FC Dallas returns home to face D.C. United on Thursday, July 4th at 7 PM CT in a match presented by CoServ. 

Portland, Ore. (June 30, 2019) – FC Dallas falls to the Portland Timbers at Providence Park due to Brian Fernandez’s first-half goal.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 6’ – Diego Valeri found space for a first time half-volley but dragged his shot wide.
  • 9’ – A cross by Dominique Badji eventually bounced to Ryan Hollingshead but his shot sailed wide.
  • 36’ – Sebastian Blanco cut inside from the right wing but his curling shot from 30 yards didn’t trouble Jesse Gonzalez.
  • 37’ – Cristhian Paredes caught Paxton Pomkyal in possession on the edge of the box, but Paredes couldn’t hit the target from a tight angle.
  • 42’ – Sebastian Blanco crossed the ball from the right wing and Jeremy Ebobisse let it go through to Brian Fernandez whose first time shot deflected off Hedges and into the back of the net.

Second Half:

  • 51’ –A long range free kick from Valeri was pushed wide by a diving Jesse Gonzalez.
  • 55’ Michael Barrios got to the byline and crossed, but Pomykal poked Barrios’ cross just wide.
  • 75’ – Barrios chipped a ball into the box and it fell to Jesus Ferreira, who could only guide his shot over the bar.
  • 81’ – A smooth passing move by Portland ended with Fernandez in space, but Hollingshead managed to get in position to deflect the ball wide.
  • 81’ – FC Dallas broke from the ensuing Portland corner, and eventually Ricardo Pepi played a cross that Barrios couldn’t steer the ball into the back of the net.
  • 88’- Valeri cut inside Bressan, but Hedges came back and deflected Valeri’s goal bound shot over the bar.

Lineups: 

FC Dallas — Jesse Gonzalez; Ryan Hollingshead, Reto Ziegler, Matt Hedges, Bressan; Edwin Cerrillo (Bryan Acosta— 56’), Brandon Servania (Ricardo Pepi— 78’), Paxton Pomykal, Dominique Badji (Santiago Mosquera— 70’), Michael Barrios; Jesús Ferreira.

Substitutes not used Jimmy Maurer, Jacori Hayes, Bryan Reynolds, Thomas Roberts.

 

Portland Timbers — Steve Clark; Jorge Moreira, Larrys Mabiala, Julio Cascante, Jorge Vilafana (Zarek Valentin— 78’); Diego Chara, Cristhian Paredes (Andres Flores— 87’), Sebastian Blanco, Diego Valeri, Jeremy Ebobisse (Marvin Loria— 67’); Brian Fernandez.

Substitutes not used — Jeff Attinella, Claude Dielna, Renzo Zambrano, Tomas Conechny, 

Scoring Summary:

POR: Brian Fernandez (Blanco) — 42’

Misconduct Summary:

FCD: Dominique Badji (Caution) — 32’
FCD: Paxton Pomykal (Caution) — 50’
POR: Jorge Moreira (Caution) — 88’

 

Weather: Partly Cloud, 80
Attendance: 25,218

Referee: Allen Chapman
Assistant Referees: Eric Boria, Jeremy Hanson
4th Official: Elton Garcia
VAR Official: Edvin Jurisevic

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