RECAP: FC Dallas Falls to Colorado Rapids 3-0 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park

The club returns home to take on Minnesota United FC on June 19
  • Forward Kalil ElMedkhar made his MLS debut as a second-half substitute.
  • Midfielder Ema Twumasi made his first appearance of the season

Commerce City, CO (May 29, 2021) – FC Dallas (1-3-3, 6 points) falls 3-0 to Colorado Rapids (4-2-1, 13 points) at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Saturday night.

Game Summary
First Half:

  • 1’ – Andrés Ricaurte finds the first chance for Dallas after heading in a cross from Bryan Acosta but his header is saved by Rapids goalkeeper William Yarbrough. 

  • 6’ – Eddie Munjoma finds Franco Jara inside the box, but Jara’s right-footed shot is saved by Yarbrough. 

  • 13’ –  Keegan Rosenberry fires a right-footed shot from outside the box after connecting with a pass from Jack Price to give Colorado a 1-0 lead. 

  • 40’ – Jimmy Maurer dove to his left to deny Diego Rubio’s penalty attempt after Bressan was adjudged to have committed a foul in the box.

  • 41’ – Colorado doubled its lead after Auston Trust forced a save from Maurer but the ball then deflected off Tanner Tessmann and into Dallas’ net. 


Second Half

  • 47’ – Jara beat his defender in a physical battle to go 1v1 with the ‘keeper but his shot was tipped onto the crossbar. 

  • 53’ – Paxton Pomykal fires a right-footed shot from outside the box through a wall of defenders but his shot is saved by Yarbrough. 

  • 71’ – Former FC Dallas player Michael Barrios scored Colorado’s third goal after cutting in from the left wing and curling it into the top corner.

  • 77’ – Nicolas Benezet mimicked Barrios by cutting in from the left wing but his effort was just over Maurer’s crossbar.

Lineups: 
FC Dallas
— Jimmy Maurer; Ryan Hollingshead, José Martínez (Ema Twumasi – 79’), Bressan, Eddie Munjoma (Johnny Nelson – 46’); Tanner Tessmann (Ricardo Pepi – 68’); Freddy Vargas (Paxton Pomykal – 46’), Bryan Acosta, Andrés Ricaurte, Jáder Obrian (Kalil ElMedkhar – 77’); Franco Jara.

Substitutes not used — Colin Shutler, Edwin Cerrillo, Thomas Roberts, Beni Redžić.

Colorado Rapids — William Yarbrough; Sam Vines, Auston Trusty, Danny Wilson, Keegan Rosenberry; Jack Price, Nicolás Mezquida (Nicolas Benezet – 74’); Michael Barrios (Drew Moor – 74’), Cole Bassett, Jonathan Lewis (Andre Shinyashiki – 56’); Diego Rubio (Oliver Larraz – 80’).

Substitutes not used — Clint Irwin, Kortne Ford, Collen Warner, Braian Galvan, Darren Yapi.

Scoring Summary:
COL (0-1): Keegan Rosenberry (Jack Price) – 13’  
COL (0-2): Tanner Tessmann (own goal) – 41’
COL (0-3): Michael Barrios (Cole Bassett) – 71’

Stats Summary: FC Dallas/Colorado Rapids
Shots: 21/13
Shots on Goal: 6/5
Saves: 3/6
Corner Kicks: 8/2
Fouls: 9/18
Offside: 1/1

Misconduct Summary:
DAL: Bressan (caution) – 39’
DAL: Franco Jara (caution) – 58’
COL: Danny Wilson (caution) – 58’
COL: Michael Barrios (caution) – 68’
COL: Jack Price (caution) – 80’
COL: William Yarbrough (caution) – 84’

Weather: Cloudy, 61

Referee: Guido Gonzales Jr.
Assistant Referees: Andrew Bigelow, Claudiu Badea
Fourth official: Michael Radchuk
VAR: Ricardo Salazar

 

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