FRISCO. Dallas found a way to reverse the score against LA Galaxy. It was LA Galaxy to score first with a goal from Dejan Joveljic. Nevertheless, later Dallas found the way to reverse the score scoring 3 consecutive goals with Alan Velasco (45′), J. Ferreira (56′) and J. Ferreira (64′). LA Galaxy lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the Toyota Stadium stadium in Frisco on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Timothy Ford assisted by Andrew Bigelow and Lyes Arfa. The 4th official was Mathew Corrigan. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 16.8 degrees Celsius or 62.15 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 63%.
LA Galaxy was in firm control of the ball 56% while Dallas was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Dallas was more aggressive with 41 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Dallas won the match.
Dallas shot 11 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, LA Galaxy shot 13 times, 6 on target, 4 off target.
Dallas received 4 yellow cards (Edwin Cerrillo, Alan Velasco, Geovane Jesus and Jáder Obrian). On the other side, LA Galaxy received 3 yellow cards (Marky Delgado, K. Leerdam and P. Judd).
After this match, Dallas has 3 points to occupy the 4th place in the standings. On the opposite side, LA Galaxy stays with 0 points (13th).
In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Dallas will play away with LA Galaxy on the 20th of October with a 23-18 head to head statistic in favor of Dallas (6 draws).
LA Galaxy will host Dallas on the 20th of October with a 23-18 head to head stats in favor of Dallas (6 draws).
Dallas and LA Galaxy will play the return match on the at the Dignity Health Sports Park
Dallas – Formation
Dallas started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Nicolás Estévez Martínez decided to play with the following team: Maarten Paes, Ema Twumasi , Nkosi Burgess , José Antonio Martinez , Marco Farfan , Paxton Pomykal , Edwin Cerrillo , Sebastian Lletget , Paul Arriola , Jesús Ferreira and Alan Velasco .
The home team had on the bench: José Mulato, Jader Obrian, Geovane, Tsiki Ntsabeleng, Bernard Kamungo, Jimmy Maurer, Sam Junqua, Facundo Quignon and Sebastien Ibeagha .
Dallas could not rely on the presence of Sebastien Ibeagha (injured) and Geovane Jesus (injured).
Dallas made 5 changes: Edwin Cerrillo for Facundo Quignon (76′), Alan Velasco for Jader Obrian (76′), Paxton Pomykal for Sebastien Ibeagha (80′), Marco Farfán for Geovane de Jesus Rocha (86′) and Paul Arriola for Tsiki Ntsabeleng (86′).
Best player: Jesús Ferreira
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Dallas was Jesús Ferreira.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 15 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 4 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.
LA Galaxy – Formation
LA Galaxy started with a conservative line-up (4-5-1).
Greg Vanney played with: Jonathan Bond, Kelvin Leerdam , Martín Cáceres , Chris Mavinga , Raheem Edwards , Efrain Alvarez , Gastón Brugman , Riqui Puig , Marky Delgado , Memo Rodríguez and Dejan Joveljić .
They had on the bench: Jonathan Perez, Jalen Neal, Jonathan Klinsmann, Tyler Boyd , Adam Saldana, Daniel Aguirre , Preston Judd , Eriq Zavaleta and Oriol Rosell.
LA Galaxy made 5 changes: K. Leerdam for Daniel Aguirre (66′), K. Leerdam for J. Neal (66′), Raheem Edwards for Tyler Boyd (71′), Efraín Álvarez for Preston Judd (77′) and Chris Mavinga for Eriq Zavaleta (77′).
Best player: Gastón Brugman
The player that probably impressed the most for LA Galaxy was Gastón Brugman.
His rating iswith 79 passes (91% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 15.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.
- Seattle Sounders – Real Salt Lake – 2-0
- SJ Earthquakes – Vancouver Whitecaps – 2-1
- Colorado Rapids – Sporting KC – 0-0
- Saint Louis City – Charlotte – 3-1
- Dallas – LA Galaxy – 3-1
- Chicago Fire – New York City – 1-1
- Austin – Montreal Impact – 1-0
- Orlando City – Cincinnati – 0-0
- New York RB – Nashville SC – 0-0
- New England – Houston Dynamo – 3-0
- Inter Miami – Philadelphia Union – 2-0
- Columbus Crew – DC United – 2-0
- Atlanta United – Toronto – 1-1