RECAP: FC Dallas Falls to Atlanta United FC 1-0

FC Dallas looks to bounce back on Sunday, Sept. 27 against Orlando City SC at Toyota Stadium

Atlanta, Georgia (Sept. 23, 2020) – FC Dallas’ (5-3-4) three-game winning streak ends following a 1-0 loss after Atlanta United FC (4-7-2) scores their lone goal of the night from the penalty spot.

Game Summary
First Half:

  • 23’ – Jimmy Maurer makes his first save of the night after Atlanta’s Jake Mulraney fires a shot from outside the box.
  • 28’ – Maurer pushes a left-footed shot from Mulraney out wide for his second save of the night after Mulraney goes against Matt Hedges inside the box. 

Second Half:

  • 50’ – Maurer sends Jon Gallagher’s long-range shot from a difficult angle over the bar for his third save of the night. 
  • 55’ – Atlanta’s Jeff Larentowicz scores the first goal of the night from the penalty spot after video review confirmed a handball from Matt Hedges inside the box. 
  • 74’ – Jesús Ferreira connects with a cross from Bryan Reynolds, but his shot is too high and sent over the crossbar. 
  • 80’ – Santiago Mosquera fires a right-footed shot towards Atlanta’s goal, but Brad Guzan is alert to make a save. 
  • 88’ – Jimmy Maurer denies Laurence Wyke in the box to make his fourth save while Matt Hedges blocks Eric Remedi’s rebound shot.

FC Dallas — Jimmy Maurer; Johnny Nelson (Bryan Reynolds – 69’), Reto Ziegler, Matt Hedges, Ryan Hollingshead; Tanner Tessmann, Brandon Servania (Franco Jara – 68’), Andrés Ricaurte; Fafà Picault (Santiago Mosquera – 69’), Jesús Ferreira (Ricardo Pepi – 83’), Michael Barrios (Dante Sealy – 83’)

Substitutes not used — Phelipe, Nkosi Burgess, Eddie Munjoma, Thomas Roberts.

Atlanta United FC — Brad Guzan; George Bello, Fernando Meza, Miles Robinson (Adam Jahn – 46’), Franco Escobar; Emerson Hyndman (Edgar Castillo – 89’), Jeff Larentowicz, Matheus Rossetto (Eric Remedi – 46’); Jake Mulraney (Laurence Wyke – 81’), Jon Gallagher (Luis Castro – 72’), Brooks Lennon.

Substitutes not used — Alec Kann, Anton Walkes, George Campbell, Tyler Wolff.

Scoring Summary:
ATL: Jeff Larentowicz (PK) – 55’

Misconduct Summary:
FCD: Bressan (caution) – 47’

Weather: Partly cloudy, 74

Referee: Timothy Ford
Assistant Referees: Corey Rockwell, Benjamin Hall-Volpenhein
4th Official: Matthew Thompson
VAR Official: Jorge Gonzalez