SANDY. Dallas defeats Real Salt Lake 1-0 after J. Ferreira scored just 1 goal (14′). Real Salt Lake was surely superior in terms of ball possession (70%).
The match was played at the Rio Tinto Stadium stadium in Sandy on Saturday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Matthew Conger with the support of Frank Anderson and Tyler Wyrostek. The 4th official was Mathew Corrigan. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot at 28.7 degrees Celsius or 83.57 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 31%.
Real Salt Lake had a strong ball possession 70% while Dallas was struggling with a 30% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Real Salt Lake was more pushing with 84 dangerous attacks and 24 shots of which 5 were on target. Even so, Dallas found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Real Salt Lake shot 24 times, 5 on target, 19 off target. On the opposite side, Dallas shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.
Real Salt Lake received 4 yellow cards (P. Ruiz, J. Loffelsend, J. Meram and J. Glad). On the other side, Dallas received 5 yellow cards (A. Velasco, J. Obrian, J. Ferreira, E. Cerrillo and M. Paes).
After this contest, Real Salt Lake will stay with 33 points to remain in the 4th place. Regarding the opposition, Dallas will have 32 points to remain in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Real Salt Lake will host Portland Timbers on the 9th of October with a 13-11 head to head statistic in favor of Portland Timbers (9 draws).
Dallas will host Sporting KC on the 9th of October with a 15-12 head to head in favor of Dallas (10 draws).
Real Salt Lake – Formation
Real Salt Lake started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Pablo Andrés Mastroeni decided to play with the following team: .
Real Salt Lake made 2 changes: M. Chang for A. A. Julio Santos (71′) and J. Loffelsend for D. Luna (87′).
Dallas – Formation
Dallas started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Nicolás Estévez Martínez played with: .
Dallas could not rely on the presence of E. Cerrillo (injured), N. Burgess (injured) and F. Jara (injured).
Dallas made 5 changes: T. Ntsabeleng for E. Cerrillo (36′), P. Arriola for N. Burgess (65′), A. Velasco for J. Obrian (81′), P. Pomykal for Nanu (81′) and M. Farfan for F. Jara (81′).
Results of the day
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