Dallas Soccer, Dallas Soccer News, North Texas Soccer

dallas soccer news
Advertisement
Dallas Soccer Exclusive
Dallas Soccer News - FC Dallas MLS playoffs, Dax McCarty, Kevin Hartman

FC Dallas sends Real Salt Lake packing from MLS playoffs

Published 11/7/2010 10:12:30 PM by staff from dallas
image image image image email this article

The MLS champions have fallen.  FC Dallas went into Rio Tinto and shocked the defending MLS champions Real Salt Lake earning a 1-1 draw and winning the playoff matchup 3-2 on aggregate.  Few experts gave FC Dallas any chance of holding on having to hold onto a one goal advantage in Utah where RSL are basically invincible.

Instead FC Dallas went in searching for an early goal and they found it.  In the 17th minute David Ferreira laid a long pass ahead to Brek Shea, who started for the first time since Sept. 15. Shea chested the bouncing ball to Dax McCarty, who beat keeper Nick Rimando.  The home side were clearly shocked and Dallas were able to easily see out the first half with the two goal aggregate lead.

The second half was to be different though as Real Salt Lake showed their mettle and attacked in waves.  FC Dallas sat back and looked for counter attacks, but it was all RSL.  Dallas keeper Kevin Hartman made save after save and FCD put everything they had behind the ball.  Finally with 15 minutes to play RSL found a goal as Robbie Finley scored from close range.

It was action stations from there as Dallas clung on for dear life as RSL sent cross after cross into the Dallas penalty area.  In the end it was to be the visitors night as they held out for the 3-2 aggregate victory.  The champions are out and FC Dallas moves on to face Seattle or the LA Galaxy.
story from Soccermogul



Label: FC Dallas MLS playoffs, Dax McCarty, Kevin Hartman
Print Dallas Soccer News Print   View Dallas Soccer News RSS Feed
Dallas Area Soccer Articles
Dallas Soccer News

Villarreal showing their class at Dallas Cup

Added: 4/16/2019 8:31:48 AM
So far Villarreal is just as good as advertised. The Spanish side arrived in Dallas with a sparkling season under their belts and have proceeded to look as one of the favorites after two group matches at the prestigious Dallas Cup. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Tigres open Dallas Cup 40 with impressive win over Liverpool

Added: 4/15/2019 3:07:43 PM
Tigres signaled their intentions with an impressive 4-2 win over Liverpool to open Dallas Cup 40 Sunday evening at the Cotton Bowl. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Machu Picchu - The best way to see & enjoy Peru's Wonder

Added: 3/12/2019 3:11:02 PM
A wonderful advice piece on getting the most out of your trip to Machu Picchu in Peru! Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Sidekicks beat El Paso behind big night from Jamie Lovegrove

Added: 12/16/2018 11:19:56 AM
The Dallas Sidekicks won their first home game of the 2018-2019 MASL season, beating the El Paso Coyotes, 7-4 behind a big night from Jamie Lovegrove. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

FC Dallas to gain a new rival in Austin FC

Added: 8/23/2018 12:29:35 PM
Well well well. It looks like FC Dallas will be gaining a new rival very soon. The Columbus Crew are going to be relocating to Austin and becoming Austin FC. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

TCU opens with win over Alabama in womens soccer

Added: 8/18/2018 8:05:54 AM
What an opening night in Fort Worth as TCU took care of visiting Alabama 1-0 on a late Kayla Hill header. It was a mouth-watering matchup featuring a pair of teams that made the NCAA Tournament last year. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Favorites having tough time at Russia 2018 World Cup

Added: 6/19/2018 1:24:54 PM
Well with the opening group matches in the books for all the groups at the 2018 Russia World Cup the one thing we have learned is that we knew nothing as only 2 of the top 8 in the FIFA rankings managed a win. Read More


RSS Feed
Dallas Soccer Xpert is the best dallas soccer news source.
We cover Dallas soccer, Dallas Cup, Dallas soccer news, North Texas soccer,
Dallas high school soccer, and Fort Worth high school soccer.