MATCH RECAP: FC Dallas Earns a Point at Home against Top Eastern Conference Team

FC Dallas stays above playoff line with draw against clinched NYCFC

  • Zdenek Ondrasek scored his fifth MLS goal.
  • FC Dallas travels to Dick’s Sporting Good Park to face Colorado Rapids on Sunday, September 29 at 6:30PM CT for the final road game of the regular season. The match will broadcast on Texas 21, FCDTV Network, FCDallas.com/Radio and 99.1FM en Español.

Frisco, TX – FC Dallas came back from an early-goal deficit in the first half to split points with New York City FC Sunday evening at Toyota Stadium to move up to sixth place in the Western Conference. 

GAME SUMMARY 

First Half:

  • 1’ – Valentín Castellanos sent a right-footed shot past Jesse Gonzalez to give New York City FC an early lead, following a cross from Anton Tinnerholm.
  • 28’ Paxton Pomykal fired his first shot seconds after coming on from the top of the box, but Sean Johnson was quick to make the save. 
  • 44’ Bryan Acosta curled a free kick that misses slightly to the left. 
  • 45’ Ryan Hollingshead cut past Alexander Ring and Tony Rocha to send a shot through NYCFC’s defense, but his volley went far right. 

Second Half:

  • 54’ Matt Hedges connected with Jésus Ferreira following a corner despite his close-range shot going wide. 
  • 66’ Zdenek Ondrasek fired his volley past Johnson to score his fifth MLS goal after Pomykal intercepted the ball from Alexander Ring inside the box.
  • 88’ Barrios connected with Santiago Mosquera on a cross, his shot unsuccessfully hit the side netting. 
  • 90’+1’ – Santiago Mosquera sent his free kick over the NYCFC’s wall, nearly scoring but Johnson was quick to make the save. 
  • 90’+2’ – Ryan Hollingshead’s shot from close-range went right following a corner. 

Lineups: 

FC Dallas Jesse González; Reggie Cannon, Matt Hedges, Reto Ziegler, Ryan Hollingshead; Brandon Servania (Paxton Pomykal – 28’), Bryan Acosta, Jesús Ferreira; Michael Barrios, Zdenek Ondrasek, Dominique Badji (Santiago Mosquera – 58’).

Substitutes not used Jimmy Maurer, Bressan, John Nelson, Ricardo Pepi, Jacori Hayes

New York City FC — Sean Johnson; Alexander Callens, Maxime Chanot, Eric Miller; Ronald Matarrita, Alexander Ring, Keaton Parks (Ebenezer Ofori – 65’), Anton Tinnerholm (Tony Rocha – 23’); Alexandru Mitrita (Isamael Tajouri-Shradi – 60’), Maximiliano Moralez; Valentín Castellanos.

Substitutes not used — Brad Stuver, Sebastien Ibeagha, Ben Sweat, Jesús Medina. 

Scoring Summary:
NYC: Valentín Castellanos (Anton Tinnerholm, Maximiliano Moralez) – 1’
FCD: Zdenek Ondrasek – 66’

Misconduct Summary:
NYC: Keaton Parks (caution) – 13’
FCD: Zdenek Ondrasek (caution) – 45’+4’
FCD: Bryan Acosta (caution) – 61’
NYC: Maximiliano Moralez (caution) – 68’
NYC: Maxime Chanot (caution) – 90’+4’

Weather: Partly Cloudy, 91
Attendance: 14,663

Referee: Ismail Elfath
Assistant Referees: Kyle Atkins, Brian Poeschel
4th Official: Ramy Touchan
VAR: Chico Grajeda

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