MATCH RECAP: FC Dallas Earns a Point in Comeback Draw Against Montreal Impact

Ryan Hollingshead’s scores game-tying goal in the 90th minute 

  • Bryan Reynolds earned his first FC Dallas MLS start. 
  • Zdenek Ondrasek scored his FC Dallas goal.
  • FC Dallas hosts Houston Dynamo in the second match of the 2019 Texas Derby on Sunday, August 25 at 7PM CT. The match will be broadcast on FS1, and 99.1FM en Español. 

Montreal, QC – FC Dallas fought back from a three-goal deficit with goals from Zdenek Ondrasek, Reto Ziegler and Ryan Hollingshead to earn a crucial point in Montreal Saturday night. 

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 8’ Matt Hedges attempted to block a cross from Daniel Lovitz to Lassi Lappalainen, but the ball slipped from underneath his feet and Lappalainen sent his shot past Jesse Gonzalez to the bottom right. 
  • 17’ Jesús Ferreira’s shot at the top of the box was blocked by Jukka Raitala following a corner from Michael Barrios
  • 38’ – Lappalainen skipped inside of a challenge, but his low shot was saved by Jesse Gonzalez.
  • 45’+1’ – A pass by Ferreira was picked up by Lappalainen who was able to run unopposed towards goal and finish past Jesse Gonzalez.

Second Half:

  • 56’ – Orji Okwonkwo scored the third goal for Montreal after connecting on a cross from Saphier Taider. 
  • 59’ – Zdenek Ondrasek tapped in a rebound after a save from Evan Bush to score FC Dallas’ first goal of the night. 
  • 65’ – Michael Barrios connected with a pass from Ondrasek to fire a close-range shot but his effort was saved by Bush. 
  • 85’ – A Michael Barrios corner was headed by Ryan Hollingshead onto Ken Krolicki arm, and the ensuing penalty was smashed into the corner by Reto Ziegler.
  • 90’ – Michael Barrios’s swinging corner was met by Ryan Hollingshead jumped and put his header into the far corner.


FC Dallas — Jesse Gonzalez; Reggie Cannon, Matt Hedges, Reto Ziegler, Ryan Hollingshead; Paxton Pomykal (Brandon Servania – 79’), Bryan Acosta, Jesús Ferreira (Ricardo Pepi – 71’); Michael Barrios, Dominique Badji, Bryan Reynolds (Zdenek Ondrasek – 46’).

Substitutes not used Jimmy Maurer, Bressan, Edwin Cerrillo, Edwin Gyasi.

Montreal Impact — Evan Bush; Daniel Lovitz, Jukka Raitala, Rudy Camacho, Bacary Sagna; Lassi Lappalainen, Saphier Taider, Orji Okwonkwo (Ballou Tabla – 71’), Ken Krolicki; Bojan (Shamit Shome – 61’), Maximiliano Urruti.

Substitutes not used — Clement Diop, Jorge Corrales, Clemen Bayiha, Mathieu Choiniere, Anthony Jackson-Hamel.

Scoring Summary:

MTL:  Lassi Lappalainen – 8’
MTL:  Lassi Lappalainen – 8’
MTL:  Orji Okwonkwo – (Saphier Taider, Lassi Lappalainen)  – 56’
FCD: Zdenek Ondrasek – 59’
FCD: Reto Ziegler (PK) – 85’
FCD: Ryan Hollingshead (Michael Barrios) – 90’

Misconduct Summary:
FCD: Bryan Acosta (caution) – 35’
FCD: Reto Ziegler (caution) – 35’
MTL: Orji Okwonkwo (caution) – 68’
MTL: Jukka Raitala (caution) – 81’
MTL: Daniel Lovitz (caution) – 90’+3’
FCD: Michael Barrios (caution) – 90’+3’

Weather: Cloudy, 76
Attendance: 17,509

Referee: Ted Unkel
Assistant Referees: Kathryn Nesbitt, Andrew Bigelow
4th Official: Yusri Rudolf
VAR: Ricardo Salazar