RECAP: FC Dallas Ends Nashville SC’s Home Unbeaten Streak with 1-0 Win

Ryan Hollingshead scores game-winning goal in the 19th minute

Nashville, TN (Nov. 4, 2020) – FC Dallas (9-5-7, 34 points) spoils Nashville SC’s nine-game home unbeaten streak with a 1-0 shutout win at Nissan Stadium.

Game Summary
First Half:

  • 16’ – Andrés Ricaurte forces the first save of the game with a left-footed attempt from just outside Nashville’s 18-yard box.
  • 19’ – Ryan Hollingshead scores the first goal of the match for FC Dallas after collecting a rebound and slotting it past Joe Willis to make it 1-0.
  • 35’ – Dave Romney’s shot from outside of the box is pushed away by Jimmy Maurer.

Second Half

  • 64’ – Ricardo Pepi’s shot attempt inside of the box is deflected out by Jalil Anibaba for a corner kick. 
  • 76’ – Michael Barrios sets up Ricardo Pepi who strikes it first time towards goal but Joe Willis is able to punch it away.
  • 82’ –  Jalil Anibaba’s shot is able to get past Jimmy Maurer but Ryan Hollingshead is able to clear it off the line.

FC Dallas — Jimmy Maurer; Johnny Nelson, Bressan, Matt Hedges, Bryan Reynolds; Thiago Santos (Reto Ziegler – 83'), Andrés Ricaurte, Jesús Ferreira(Tanner Tessmann – 71’); Ryan Hollingshead, Ricardo Pepi (Santiago Mosquera – 80’), Michael Barrios.

Substitutes not used — Phelipe, Callum Montgomery, Eddie Munjoma, Brandon Servania, Ema Twumasi, Dante Sealy.

Nashville SC — Joe Willis; Daniel Lovitz, Dave Romney, Walker Zimmerman, Jack Maher (Jalil Anibaba – 28’), Eric Miller; Matt LaGrassa (Alex Muyl – 69’), Aníbal Godoy, Tah Anunga, Daniel Ríos (Jhonder Cádiz - 45’), Randall Leal (Handwalla Bwana – 70’).

Substitutes not used — Elliot Panicco, Taylor Washington, Dax McCarty, Alistair Johnston.

Scoring Summary
FCD: Ryan Hollingshead – 19’.

Misconduct Summary:
FCD: Ryn Hollingshead (caution) – 90’+2’

Weather: Clear, 62
Attendance: 3,789

Referee: Marcos de Oliveira
Assistant Referees: Andrew Bigelow, Brooke Mayo
4th Official: Robert Sibiga
VAR Official: Drew Fischer