Dallas Soccer, Dallas Soccer News, North Texas Soccer

dallas soccer news
Dallas Soccer Exclusive
Dallas Soccer News - Dallas Sidekicks revenge, Shamu, Frank Mbemba, Omar Tapia, Chicago Mustangs

Sidekicks get their revenge

Published 1/13/2013 12:10:33 PM by staff from dallas
image image image image email this article
The Dallas Sidekicks had revenge on their minds Saturday in Allen as they hosted Chicago.  The Mustangs handed Dallas their only loss of the season last weekend in a thrilling 8-7 overtime match up north.  The Sidekicks were on their 3rd game in 4 nights and struggled with the talented Chicago side.

Last night it was Chicago on short rest as they had played in Beaumont the night before and the Sidekicks returned the favor.

The response was almost immediate as Nick Stavrou put home a set piece from Ricardinho just 40 seconds into the match stunning the visitors.  Chicago was quiet from there as they were shutout in the opening half for the first time this year.  It was a very rare 1-0 indoor match at the half.

The second half opened up a bit as the Mustangs tied the game two minutes into the third quarter as Bryan Velazquez tapped home from close range.  The Sidekicks were having none of that though as they answered immediately.  Only 26 seconds after the Chicago goal, Shamu poked home an almost identical goal to Chicago's putting Dallas back in front 2-1.

Power plays were to dictate the rest of the third period as the Sidekicks were to cash in twice and put the game out of reach.  Extra man goals from leading scorer Frank Mbemba and another from Shamu made it 4-1 to the final quarter of play.  Chicago were in big trouble.

Another Dallas power play made it 5-1 three minutes into the 4th as Ricardinho set up Jamie Lovegrove for a low drive that found the backpost side netting.  The match was well decided.  The Mustangs would grab one back on a cheeky flick from Omar Tapia who celebrated like his team was well ahead rather than getting smashed.  Jose Castro of the Sidekicks got his first career goal in the closing minute as a clearance bounded off his shin and into the net for the 6-2 final.

The impressive win puts the Dallas Sidekicks two games ahead of Chicago in the loss column for the PASL Central Division lead.  The issue is that Dallas plays a much more difficult schedule than Chicago as Dallas must face the vaunted San Diego Sockers twice which Chicago does not play them at all.

Label: Dallas Sidekicks revenge, Shamu, Frank Mbemba, Omar Tapia, Chicago Mustangs
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.