MATCH RECAP: FC Dallas Falls to LA Galaxy 2-0 | 8.14.19

Dallas looks to rebound against Montreal Impact on Saturday, August 17

  • Matt Hedges broke the all-time record for most starts in FC Dallas history with 228 starts, surpassing Jason Kreis.
  • Michael Barrios appeared in his 150th game for FC Dallas. 
  • FC Dallas will face Montreal Impact at Saputo Stadium on Saturday, August 17 at 6:30PM CT. The match will be broadcasted on FCDallas.com/Live, Texas 21 at 10PM, and Live on FCDallas.com/Radio and 99.1 FM en Español. 

Carson, Calif. – FC Dallas falls to the Galaxy as two second-half goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic give the Galaxy its first win against Dallas since September of 2015. 

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 12’ – Christian Pavón clipped the ball over Reto Ziegler to get in on goal, but Matt Hedges got across to make a fantastic covering tackle.
  • 14’ – A corner was swung into the box by Michael Barrios and the ball fell to the feet of Santiago Mosquera who hammered the ball off the underside of the bar.
  • 32’ – A clever ball by Jesús Ferreira played in Barrios, but Sebastian Lletget raced across and was able to make the block.
  • 40’ – Pavón played Zlatan Ibrahimovic into the box, who twisted and turned but couldn’t escape the attentions of Ziegler who deflected the Swedish striker’s shot wide.

Second Half:

  • 46’ – Barrios latched onto an incisive through-ball from Paxton Pomykal but his shot from a tight angle went just wide.
  • 50 – Mosquera found space on the left side of the box and his cross was cleverly dummied by Barrios but Ferreira pulled the ensuing shot wide.
  • 68’ – Jorgen Skjelvik played a give and go with Pavón whose pullback found Ibrahimovic wide open from 12 yards who finished calmly into the bottom corner. 
  • 82’ – Pavon ran onto a through ball and was cut down by Cannon for an LA Galaxy penalty, which was comfortably dispatched by Ibrahimovic.

Lineups: 

FC Dallas Jesse Gonzalez; Reggie Cannon, Matt Hedges, Reto Ziegler, Ryan Hollingshead; Bryan Acosta; Paxton Pomykal (Edwin Gyasi – 73’), Jesus Ferreira (Zdenek Ondrasek, - 82'), Michael Barrios, Dominique Badji, Santiago Mosquera (Brandon Servania – 63’).

Substitutes not used  Jimmy Maurer, Edwin Cerrillo, Bryan ReynoldsBressan.

LA Galaxy — David Bingham; Rolf Feltscher, Daniel Steres, Diego Polenta, Jorgen Skjelvik; Sebastian Lletget, Jonathan dos Santos; Julian Araujo (Uriel Antuna – 53’), Efrain Álvarez (Favio Álvarez – 61’),Christian Pavón(Servando Carrasco – 86’); Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Substitutes not used — Matt Lampson, Giancarlo González, Dace Romney,, Emil Cuello. 

Scoring Summary:

LA: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Jorgen Skjelvik) – 68’
LA: Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 82’

Misconduct Summary:
LA: Rolf Feltscher (caution) – 90’
FCD: Bryan Acosta (caution) – 90+5’

Weather: Clear, 69
Attendance: 19,653

Referee: Ismail Elfath
Assistant Referees: Adam Wienckowski, Apolinar Mariscal
4th Official: Alejandro Mariscal
VAR: Timothy Ford

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