FC Dallas Falls to LAFC at Toyota Stadium

October 20, 2021 – Major League Soccer (MLS) – FC Dallas News Release

Frisco, Texas – FC Dallas (6-14-10, 28 points) falls 2-3 to Los Angeles FC (11-12-7, 40 points) on Wednesday night at Toyota Stadium.

Game Summary

First Half:

10′ – GOAL (DAL) – Jáder Obrian linked up with Jesús Ferreira inside the box who set up Ryan Hollingshead to place it in the bottom right corner and give FC Dallas the 1-0 lead.

11′ – SHOT (DAL) – Brandon Servania’s through ball fell into the path of Franco Jara who chipped LAFC’s Jamal Blackman, but his shot bounced off the crossbar and in the follow up, Paxton Pomykal’s shot was saved by the keeper.

33′ – GOAL (LAFC) – Phelipe was able to get a hand on Cristian Arango’s penalty kick, but his shot was powerful enough to beat him and level the match up at 1-1.

45′ – GOAL (DAL) – Franco Jara was able to sneak a shot between the goalkeeper and the post to give FC Dallas the 2-1 lead, following a through ball from Jáder Obrian.

Second Half

69′ – SHOT (DAL) – Bryan Acosta’s low driven shot was saved by Jamal Blackman and in the follow up Jesús Ferreira wasn’t able to convert on the rebound.

75′ – GOAL (LAFC) – Cristian Arango tapped in Danny Musovski’s cross to score his second goal of the night and tie the match once again at 2-2.

79′ – GOAL (LAFC) – Arango collects a loose ball in the box and smashes it into the bottom right corner to score his third of the night and give LAFC the 3-2 lead.

82′ – SHOT (DAL) – Andrés Ricaurte tried to surprise Jamal Blackman with a long range chipped shot, but his attempt went high over the goal.


FC Dallas – Phelipe; Ema Twumasi, Matt Hedges, José Martínez, Ryan Hollingshead; Brandon Servania (Andrés Ricaurte – 80′), Edwin Cerrillo; Jáder Obrian (Freddy Vargas – 71′), Jesús Ferreira, Paxton Pomykal (Szabolcs Schön – 80′); Franco Jara (Bryan Acosta – 64′).

Substitutes not used – Jimmy Maurer, Justin Che, Bressan, Nkosi Tafari, Eddie Munjoma.

FC Dallas Stats Summary:

Shots: 10

Shots on Goal: 2

Saves: 2

Corner Kicks: 4

Fouls: 17

Offside: 3

Los Angeles FC – Jamal Blackman; Mamadou Fall, Jesús Murrillo, Marco Farfan (Raheem Edwards – 27′); Latif Blessing, Daniel Crisostomo (Bryce Duke – 27′), Tristan Blackmon (Sebastian Ibeagha – 46′), Diego Palacios; José Cifuentes; Brian Rodríguez (Danny Musovski – 59′), Cristian Arango (Michee Ngalina – 84′).

Substitutes not used – Tomás Romero, Moon-Hwan Kim, Jordan Harvey.

Los Angeles FC Stats Summary:

Shots: 10

Shots on Goal: 5

Saves: 0

Corner Kicks: 5

Fouls: 10

Offside: 1

Scoring Summary:

DAL: Ryan Hollingshead (Jesús Ferreira, Jáder Obrian) – 10′

LAFC: Cristian Arango (penalty kick) – 33′

DAL: Franco Jara (Jáder Obrian, Jesús Ferreira)) – 45′

LAFC: Cristian Arango (Danny Musovski, Bryce Duke) – 75′

LAFC: Cristian Arango – 79′

Misconduct Summary:

DAL: Matt Hedges (caution) – 59′

LAFC: Jose Cifuentes (caution) – 67′

DAL: Ryan Hollingshead (caution) – 72′

LAFC: Danny Musovski (caution) – 89′

Weather: Cloudy, 84

Attendance: 12,532

Referee: Chris Penso

Assistant Referees: Ryan Graves, Ian McKay

Fourth official: Sergii Demianchuk

VAR: Tom Ford

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