FRISCO. Dallas had a surprising win over Seattle Sounders with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Ferreira (65′) and a goal from P. Arriola (87′). Dallas capitalized on its better ball possession (57%).
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 Allen Chapman with the help of Corey Rockwell and Ian McKay. The 4th official was Eric Tattersall. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 27.2 degrees Celsius or 80.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 78%.
Dallas was in firm control of the ball 57% while Seattle Sounders was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Dallas had a more offensive attitude with 41 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Dallas won the match.
Dallas shot 20 times, 5 on target, 15 off target. On the opposite side, Seattle Sounders shot 4 times, 0 on target, 4 off target.
Dallas received 1 yellow card (P. Arriola). Talking about the opposition, Seattle Sounders received 1 yellow card (O. Vargas).
After this match, Dallas will have 19 points to sit in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Seattle Sounders will stay with 7 points to climb in the 26th place.
In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Dallas will host Sporting KC on the 9th of October with a 15-12 head to head record in favor of Dallas (10 draws).
Seattle Sounders will host SJ Earthquakes on the 9th of October with a 15-12 head to head stats in favor of Seattle Sounders (9 draws).
Dallas – Formation
Dallas started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Nicolás Estévez Martínez decided to play with the following team: .
Dallas made 5 changes: T. Ntsabeleng for F. Jara (62′), F. Quignon for E. Cerrillo (78′), E. Twumasi for Nanu (78′), J. Ferreira for J. Obrian (84′) and A. Velasco for N. Burgess (84′).
Seattle Sounders – Formation
Seattle Sounders started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Brian Schmetzer played with: .
Seattle Sounders made 5 changes: J. Medranda for A. Roldan (58′), W. Bruin for S. Adeniran (63′), J. Atencio for A. Rusnak (63′), L. Alves Chu Franco for C. Roldan (63′) and E. Dobbelaere for D. Leyva (80′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.