RECAP: FC Dallas Draws 2-2 with Columbus Crew SC at Toyota Stadium

FC Dallas extends unbeaten streak at home to six matches

Frisco, Texas (Oct. 3, 2020) – FC Dallas (5-3-6) plays to a 2-2 tie with the Columbus Crew (9-2-4) thanks to goals from Michael Barrios and Reto Ziegler at Toyota Stadium Saturday night.

Game Summary
First Half:

  • 13’ – Jimmy Maurer denies a header from Columbus’ Josh Williams following a freekick from Lucas Zelarayán. 
  • 29’ – Maurer makes another big save to keep the match scoreless as he pushes a curling shot from Youness Mokhtar out. 
  • 38’ – Michael Barrios’ heads in his first goal of the season with a cross from Fafa Picault to give Dallas a 1-0 lead before halftime.  

Second Half:

  • 47’ – Mokhtar equalizes for Columbus after Pedro Santos’ cross evaded Dallas’ defenders and fell to the midfielder inside the six-yard box. 
  • 53’ – Reto Ziegler gives Dallas the lead from the penalty spot after Michael Barrios was fouled in the box. 
  • 56’ – Gyasi Zardes’ would-be equalizer was called back for offside after a video review. 
  • 62’ – Pedro Santos levels the game for the Crew from close-range after latching onto Emmanuel Boateng’s cutback from the end-line. 

Lineups: 
FC Dallas — Jimmy Maurer; Ryan Hollingshead, Reto Ziegler, Matt Hedges, Bryan Reynolds; Thiago Santos (Tanner Tessmann – 81’ ), Andrés Ricaurte (Jesús Ferreira – 73’), Bryan Acosta; Fafa Picault (Dante Sealy – 73’), Franco Jara, Michael Barrios. 

Substitutes not used — Phelipe, Johnny Nelson, Bressan, Brandon Servania, Edwin Cerrillo, Ricardo Pepi.

Columbus Crew SC — Eloy Room (Andrew Tarbell – 62’); Harrison Afful, Milton Valenzuela, Jonathan Mensah, Josh Williams; Lucas Zelarayán (Aidan Morris – 46’), Artur; Luis Díaz (Derrick Ettienne – 89’ , Youness Mokhtar (Emmanuel Boateng – 62’), Pedro Santos; Gyasi Zardes.

Substitutes not used —Chris Cadden, Aboubacar Keita, Héctor Jiménez, Sebastian Berhalter, Jordan Hamilton.

Scoring Summary:
FCD: Michael Barrios (Fafa Picault) – 38’
CLB: Youness Mokhtar (Pedro Santos, Harrison Afful) – 47’
FCD: Reto Ziegler (PK) – 53’
CLB: Pedro Santos (Gyasi Zardes, Emmanuel Boateng) – 62’

Misconduct Summary:
CLB: Harrison Afful (caution) – 23’
CLB: Eloy Room (caution) – 52’
FCD: Bryan Acosta (caution) – 78’

Weather: Clear, 78

Referee: Ted Unkel
Assistant Referees: Frank Anderson, Jeremy Kieso
4th Official: Elton García
VAR Official: Chris Penso

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