FC Dallas Clinches Playoff Berth in 6-0 Shutout Against SKC | 10.6.19

Zdenek Ondrasek nets brace and Barrios notches two assists on Decision Day presented by AT&T

  • Matt Hedges scores his first MLS goal of the regular season.
  • FC Dallas has now made the playoffs five times the last six MLS seasons (2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019). 
  • FC Dallas scores a season-high six goals in the 6-0 defeat of Sporting Kansas City.
  • FC Dallas has scored five or more goals in three of its last five home games. 
  • FC Dallas will travel to Seattle for the first round of the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs. Broadcast details will be announced at a later date.
  • FC Dallas will resume training on Wednesday, October 9. 
  • North Texas Soccer Club hosts Forward Madison FC on Saturday, October 12 at Toyota Stadium at 7 PM CT in a USL League One Semifinal match.

Frisco, TX – FC Dallas beat Sporting Kansas City 6-0 to clinch the seventh seed in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs and earn a first-round playoff matchup against the second-seeded Sounders in Seattle. Dallas and Seattle played to a 0-0 draw on September 18, 2019.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 9’ Bryan Acosta found space in midfield and his long ball was collected by Zdenek Ondrasek, who took a few touches and fired the ball beyond the reach of Eric Dick.
  • 12’ Santiago Mosquera drifted past his marker after a pass from Brandon Servania and his cross found an unmarked Matt Hedges from 4 yards who knocked it into the back of the net to give FC Dallas a 2-0 lead.
  • 37’ Reggie Cannon cut inside and curled a shot towards the far corner, but his shot flew high and wide.
  • 40’ – Krisztián Németh found space in front of the FC Dallas back four but his through ball was too heavy and Jesse Gonzalez was able to make a save.

Second Half:

  • 46’ Michael Barrios was released over the top, but Luis Martins got back into position at the last second to knock it behind.
  • 51’ – Mosquera dribbled past two men and his curled shot took a massive deflection off Botond Baráth but still made it to the net to give FC Dallas a 3-0 lead.
  • 54’ Ferreira turned in the midfield and slid the ball down the wing for Barrios, who blasted the ball into the back of the net.
  • 62’ – Ferreira picked up on a loose ball in the midfield, but the ball got trapped under his feet and he couldn’t squeeze his shot past Dick.
  • 68’ – Ondrasek glided into the box and flicked Cannon’s cross into the net to earn himself a brace and a 5-0 lead.
  • 73’ – Barrios’ cross was deflected into the path of Ferreira who whipped the ball into the corner to complete the win.

Lineups: 

FC Dallas — Jesse Gonzalez; Ryan Hollingshead, Reto Ziegler, Matt Hedges, Reggie Cannon; Brandon Servania, Bryan Acosta (Jacori Hayes – 56’), Jesús Ferreira; Santiago Mosquera (Ricardo Pepi – 83’), Zdenek Ondrasek (Bressan – 77’), Michael Barrios.

Substitutes not used Jimmy Maurer, John Nelson, Paxton Pomkyal, Cristian Colmán.

Sporting Kansas City — Eric Dick; Luis Martins, Matt Besler, Botond Baráth, Jaylin Lindsey; Felipe Hernandez, Felipe Gutiérrez (Jimmy Medranda – 74’); Dániel Sallói (Gerso – 52’), Gianluca Busio; Johnny Russell; Krisztián Németh (Erik Hurtado – 60’).

Substitutes not used — Tim Melia, Graham Zusi, Nicolas Hasler, Graham Smith.

Scoring Summary:

FCD: Zdenek Ondrasek (Bryan Acosta) – 9’
FCD: Matt Hedges (Santiago Mosquera, Brandon Servania) – 12’
FCD: Santiago Mosquera (Michael Barrios) – 51’
FCD: Michael Barrios (Jesús Ferreira) – 54’
FCD: Zdenek Ondrasek (Reggie Cannon, Michael Barrios)  – 68’
FCD: Jesús Ferreira – 73’

Misconduct Summary:
SKC: Krisztián Németh (caution) – 57’
SKC: Botond Baráth (caution) – 67’
SKC: Jimmy Medranda (caution) – 86’

Weather: Sunny, 97
Attendance: 15,623

Referee: Alan Kelly
Assistant Referees: Eric Weisbrod, Brian Dunn
4th Official: Baldomero Toledo
VAR Official: Jose Carlos Rivera

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