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.
- 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.
- 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.
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’).
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.
NYC: Valentín Castellanos (Anton Tinnerholm, Maximiliano Moralez) – 1’
FCD: Zdenek Ondrasek – 66’
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
Referee: Ismail Elfath
Assistant Referees: Kyle Atkins, Brian Poeschel
4th Official: Ramy Touchan
VAR: Chico Grajeda