FC Dallas will travel to face Minnesota United FC on Saturday, May 15 at Allianz Field
- FC Dallas midfielder Szabolcs Schön made his MLS debut in the 66th minute.
- FC Dallas winger Jáder Obrian scored his first Texas Derby goal and his second goal of the season in the 42nd minute.
- FC Dallas will host Real Salt Lake on Saturday, May 22 at Toyota Stadium.
FRISCO, TX (May 8, 2021) – FC Dallas (1-1-2, 5 points) plays to 1-1 draw with Houston Dynamo FC (1-1-2, 5 points) thanks to a first-half goal from Jáder Obrian at Toyota Stadium Saturday afternoon.
18’ – Ryan Hollingshead cross was met by Franco Jara inside the box but his volley went wide to the right of Houston’s goal.
28’ – Tanner Tessmann floated a cross on the right side Andrés Ricaurte’s header was saved by Marko Maric.
34’ – Fafa Picault converted the penalty kick to give Houston Dynamo 1-0 lead after Bressan was adjudged to have handled the ball in the box.
42’ – Jáder Obrian scored his first Texas Derby goal after pouncing on a loose ball and putting it into the back of the net.
45’+2’ – Phelipe Megiolaro made a diving save to deny Maxi Urruti right before the end of the first half.
50’ – Megiolaro made his second save of the match after denying Memo Rodríguez’s right-footed shot from outside of the box.
61’ – Megiolaro once again denied Rodriguez and pushed his shot wide after his freekick went below FC Dallas’ wall.
90 + 2’ – Dante Sealy found Ricaurte in the middle of the field but his left-footed shot from outside the box was blocked.
FC Dallas — Phelipe; Eddie Munjoma, Bressan, José Martínez, Ryan Hollingshead; Bryan Acosta, Tanner Tessmann (Szabolcs Schön - 66’), Andrés Ricaurte; Jáder Obrian, Freddy Vargas (Paxton Pomykal - 57’), Franco Jara (Ricardo Pepi – 66’).
Substitutes not used — Jimmy Maurer, Matt Hedges, John Nelson, Edwin Cerillo, Ema Twumasi.
Houston Dynamo — Marko Maric; Adam Lundkvist, Zarek Valentin, Tim Parker, Maynor Figueroa; Memo Rodriguez (Darwin Quintero – 82’) , Joe, Corona, Derrick Jones (Darwin Ceren – 71’); Matías Vera, Fafa Picault (Ariel Lassiter – 82’), Maxi Urruti.
Substitutes not used — Michael Nelson, Alejandro Fuenmayor, Mateo Bajamich, Christian Ramirez, Jose Bizama, Oscar Boniek.
HOU (0-1): Fafa Picault (PK) – 34’
DAL (1-1): Jáder Obrian (Bryan Acosta) – 42’
Stats Summary: FC Dallas/Houston Dynamo
Shots on Goal: 3/4
Corner Kicks: 6/1
DAL: Bressan (caution) – 33’
HOU: Memo Rodriguez (caution) – 44’
HOU: Matías Vera (caution) – 44’
HOU: Joe Corona (caution) – 46’
DAL: Jáder Obrian (caution) – 54’
DAL: Bryan Acosta (caution) – 82’
HOU: Matías Vera (caution) – 90’+2’
Weather: Partly Cloudy, 86
Attendance: 8,749 (limited capacity sellout)
Referee: Alex Chilowicz
Assistant Referees: Corey Parker, Kyle Atkins
Fourth official: Nima Saghafi
VAR: Ismail Elfath