Dallas Soccer, Dallas Soccer News, North Texas Soccer

dallas soccer news
Advertisement
Dallas Soccer Exclusive
Dallas Soccer News - Coppell and Keller battle to draw, Richard Mayse, Connor Yancey, Reza Askari, Andrew Monaghan

Keller and Coppell battle to an entertaining draw

Published 2/17/2012 10:36:36 PM by staff from dallas
image image image image email this article
The two top boys squads in District 6-5A squared off on Friday night as Keller visited Coppell.  Coppell had their perfect 16-0-0 record on the line.

Keller opened with a very conservative formation with a back four and two holding midfielders and a single forward.  It was clear their goal was to stifle the Coppell offense and muddle up the midfield.  The tactics worked as Coppell had a difficult time establishing much possession.

The best chance of the opening half fell to Coppell in the 31st minute.  Chris Madden fired a low shot headed for the corner of the net but Keller keeper Richard Mayse dove to make the one handed save.

The second half saw the match open up a bit as Coppell began to throw more players into the attack.  It allowed Keller some opportunities to counter and both sides were up and down the field. 

There were very few chances from the run of play though.  The best chances for both sides seemed to come from set pieces.  Long throw ins and long free kicks.  Coppell began to push the game in the 70th minute and put Keller under pressure for a long stretch.

Coppell looked to have found the winning goal as Reza Askari put a shot on goal from close range, but again Richard Mayse made the save.  The rebound fell right in front of goal though where it was fired at the empty net.  Keller's Connor Yancey flung himself in the way and blocked the ball on the goal line keeping the game tied.

Keller had a chance of their own minutes later, but Andrew Monaghan saw his header glance just wide.  The match ended 0-0 and Coppell sees their spotless record tarnished a bit.  The draw left the standings unchanged with Coppell and Keller tied in first place in District 6-5A.  The two team's hold at the top tightened as well as Denton Guyer were upset by Fossil Ridge.


Label: Coppell and Keller battle to draw, Richard Mayse, Connor Yancey, Reza Askari, Andrew Monaghan
Print Dallas Soccer News Print   View Dallas Soccer News RSS Feed
Dallas Area Soccer Articles
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
 
Dallas Soccer News

TCU Womens Soccer signs seven

Added: 4/19/2018 11:28:03 AM
TCU women’s soccer announced a stellar nationally ranked recruiting class. Head coach Eric Bell has announced the 2018 signing class featuring seven student-athletes. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

FC Dallas slumps to another poor result at home

Added: 4/8/2018 9:34:27 AM
FC Dallas slumped to another poor result on home turf last night as they needed a late rally to salvage a point from a very average Colorado Rapids side. Cristian Colman nodded home a wonderful long pass from Mauro Diaz. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Trinity gets past Allen in overtime thriller

Added: 3/29/2018 10:42:13 PM
Trinity slipped past Allen 2-1 on a Mateo Gonzalez goal with 30 seconds left in the first overtime. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Dallas Cup 2018 - Super Group update

Added: 3/27/2018 5:26:18 AM
Two matchdays are in the books at the 2018 Dallas Cup Super Group. Only CF Monterrey have been able to win both their matches so far in the highly competitive tournament leaving everything to play for in Wednesday's final matchday. 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.