RECAP: FC Dallas and Real Salt Lake Play to Scoreless Draw

FC Dallas returns to Toyota Stadium for a two-match homestand

Sandy, Utah (Oct. 24, 2020) – FC Dallas (6-5-7, 25 points) earned an important point on the road in the scoreless draw against Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium Saturday night.

Game Summary

  • 18’ – FC Dallas had its first chance of the night but was unable to find the back of the net after Bressan’s right-footed shot hit the crossbar following a cross from Reto Ziegler.  
  • 23’ – Jimmy Maurer makes a diving save on a shot from Corey Baird after a pass from Maikel Chang deflects off Bryan Reynolds leg at the top of the box. 
  • 39’ – Maurer pushes Damir Kreilach’s volley from outside the box out wide for his second save of the night.
  • 40’ – FC Dallas is able to keep it scoreless through the first half after Maurer saves Kreilach’s close range header to deny him in back-to-back minutes.

Second Half:

  • 60’ – Michael Barrios fires a shot from the right side of the box after connecting with a ball from Franco Jara but RSL’s Andrew Putna is alert and makes the save. 
  • 65’ – Ryan Hollingshead receives a short pass from Andrés Ricaurte and fires a volley from outside the box but isn’t able to get it past Nedum Onuoha. 
  • 86’ – Barrios beats RSL’s Danny Toia inside the box and fires a low shot towards the goal but Putna makes his second save of the night.

FC Dallas — Jimmy Maurer; Ryan Hollingshead, Reto Ziegler, Bressan, Bryan Reynolds; Thiago Santos, Tanner Tessmann; Jesús Ferreira (Fafa Picault – 46’), Andrés Ricaurte (Matt Hedges – 70’), Michael Barrios (Ema Twumasi 90’+3’); Franco Jara (Brandon Servania – 86’). 

Substitutes not used — Phelipe, Johnny Nelson, Callum Montgomery, Dante Sealy, Ricardo Pepi.

Real Salt Lake — Andrew Putna; Danny Toia, Nedum Onuoha, Marcelo Silva, Aaron Herrera; Damir Kreilach, Pablo Ruiz (Nick Besler – 79’), Albert Rusnák, Corey Baird, Maikel Chang (Jeizon Ramírez – 79’); Douglas Martínez (Justin Meram – 69’).

Substitutes not used — David Ochoa, Alvin Jones, Justen Glad, Kyle Beckerman, Justin Portillo, Tate Schmitt.

Scoring Summary:

Misconduct Summary:
FCD: Franco Jara (caution) – 75’
RSL: Jeizon Ramírez (caution) – 90’+2’

Weather: Clear, 56
Attendance: 4078

Referee: Alex Chilowicz
Assistant Referees: Jeremy Hanson, Benjamin Hall-Volpenhein
4th Official: Michael Radchuk
VAR Official: Alejandro Mariscal