MATCH RECAP: FC Dallas Shuts Out Real Salt Lake in Scoreless Draw | 7.27.19

FC Dallas extends its undefeated streak at home to six matches

  • FC Dallas defenders Reggie Cannon and Reto Ziegler both earned their 50th start. 
  • FC Dallas have not lost at home to Real Salt Lake since 2014.
  • Jesse Gonzalez made five saves to earn his sixth shutout this season.
  • FC Dallas travels to Exploria Stadium to face Orlando City SC on Saturday, August 3 at 6:30 PM CT. The match will be broadcasted on Texas 21, FCDallas.com/Radio and Zona MX 99.1FM en Español. 

Frisco, TX – FC Dallas earned its sixth shutout in the scoreless draw against Real Salt Lake Saturday night at Toyota Stadium. 

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 8’ Jesse Gonzalez got an early save after Sebastián Saucedo connected with Corey Baird and sent a shot from outside the box. 
  • 37’ Michael Barrios chased a ball down and sending a cross from the byline to Dominique Badji, but Badji couldn’t hit the net and sent his header over the bar.
  • 45’+ 2’  Bryan Acosta picked up a loose ball and his shot was straight down the throat of Nick Rimando.
  • 45’ + 4’– Gonzalez denies Marcelo Silva’s powerful header following a corner to keep the game scoreless. 

Second Half:

  • 55’ Matt Hedges tried to clear a curling cross from Damir Kreilach and the subsequent punch out from Jesse Gonzalez fell to Corey Baird, but Gonzalez stayed tall to keep the shot from finding the back of the net
  • 62’ – A clearance attempt by Reto Ziegler fell right into the range of Jefferson Savarino, who wasted no time and hit it on the volley but the shot attempt traveled wide left.
  • 68’ Paxton Pomykal played Mosquera through on goal with a brilliant reverse ball, but the shot went wide.
  • 74’ – Barrios isolated his defender and was brought down, initiating a VAR Review, but it was determined to not be a foul.

Lineups: 

FC Dallas — Jesse Gonzalez; Ryan Hollingshead, Reto Ziegler, Matt Hedges, Reggie Cannon; Brandon Servania (Paxton Pomykal – 58’) , Bryan Acosta; Santiago Mosquera (Edwin Gyasi – 69’), Jesus Ferreira, Michael Barrios; Dominique Badji (Zdenek Ondrasek – 85’) . 

Substitutes not used Kyle Zobeck, Jacori Hayes, Bressan, Bryan Reynolds

Real Salt Lake — Nick Rimando; Donny Toia, Marcelo Silva, Justen Glad, Aaron Herrera; Kyle Beckerman, Everton Luiz, Jefferson Savarino (Tate Schmitt – 90’+5’) , Damir Kreilach, Sebastian Saucedo (Brooks Lennon – 78’) ; Corey Baird (Nick Besler – 88’)

Substitutes not used — Andrew Putna, Erik Holt, Luke Mulholland, Joao Plata

Scoring Summary:

None

Misconduct Summary:

FCD: Reggie Cannon (caution) — 35’
FCD: Bryan Acosta (caution) — 67’
RSL: Everton Luiz (caution) — 90’+2’

Weather: Sunny, 93
Attendance: 14717

Referee: Ramy Touchan
Assistant Referees: Frank Anderson, Jeremy Hanson
4th Official: Kevin Broadley
VAR Official: Drew Fischer

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