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Jesus Ferreira scores for third time in four games as FCD gets road win

Jesus Ferreira scores for third time in four games as FCD gets road win

ATLANTA -- Jesus Ferreira scored for the third time in four games and Jesse Gonzalez had seven saves in FC Dallas' 2-1 victory over Atlanta United on Saturday.Ferreira, an 18-year-old homegrown, opened the scoring in the sixth minute. Michael Barrios shook a defender at midfield and raced down the right side before bending a low entry around two defenders to Ferreira, who rolled the finish past goalkeeper Brad Guzan from near the spot.Barrios ran onto a long pass from Edwin Cerrillo and then played a cross to a charging Bryan Acosta who first-timed a left-footer into the net to make it 2-0 in...
SportsDay 15 hours ago
Dallas Cup playoffs continue with FC Dallas, other local teams

Dallas Cup playoffs continue with FC Dallas, other local teams

We're in the waning moments of the 2019 Dr Pepper Dallas Cup, with only playoffs remaining for this year's participants. While none of the local teams made it to the playoffs of the U19 Gordon Jago Super Group, there are still plenty of local and FC Dallas-related teams to highlight before Saturday's action.First, a quick recap. FC Dallas's top academy side had a rough run in this year's Super Group. They began the tournament with a 3-1 loss to Villareal, before drawing Queretaro 1-1 and losing 4-3 to Red Bull Brasil. This left them fourth of four in their bracket and well outside playoff...
SportsDay 22 hours ago
Tigres and Villarreal to meet in 2019 Dallas Cup Super Group Final.

Tigres and Villarreal to meet in 2019 Dallas Cup Super Group Final.

The 40th Anniversary Dallas Cup Super Group Semi-Finals took place on Friday evening at Toyota Stadium in Frisco and after two high-quality games, the Final is now set for Sunday at 3 pm between defending champs Tigres and Villarreal of Spain.In the first Semi-Final, Rivals Monterrey and Tigres met in a match of two teams quite familiar with each other. Tigres opened up the scoring in the 6th minute when Patrick Ogama cleaned up a loose ball in the six-yard box, putting the defending Super Group champions ahead 1-0. Rayados' Jose Alvarado answered with a goal of his own, curling the ball just...
SportsDay Apr 19, 2019

A match rich in South American talent, Atlanta United helps underline the importance of scouting for FC Dallas

When Gonzalo "Pity" Martinez's flight landed at Hartsfield-Jackson from Buenos Aires in January, he was mobbed by Atlanta United fans at the airport.Martinez had just capped off a superb season with River Plate. He'd helped the "Millonarios" to the Copa Libertadores, South America's version of the Champions League, and was named South American Player of the Year, a prestigious honor bestowed by Uruguayan newspaper El Pais.While the 25-year-old is taking some time to adjust in Atlanta, he's the latest South American star to sign with the Five Stripes, joining Miguel Almiron, now with Newcastle...
SportsDay Apr 19, 2019
FC Dallas U14s eliminated on a rainy day at the Dallas Cup, most games canceled

FC Dallas U14s eliminated on a rainy day at the Dallas Cup, most games canceled

On a day when the majority of games at the Dallas Cup got postponed to Friday, the FC Dallas U14s were one of the few teams to get their game completed. Most of the game remained dry but at the tail end, the storms hit and caused an hour rain delay before the last 30 seconds of the game could be completed.The FCD U14 went down two goals in the first half on a counter attack and a corner kick by Eintracht Frankfurt but then rallied to get one back before halftime on a goal by Jordan Jones.A second-half penalty kick was converted by Eintracht striker Luis Miguel for his brace and that stretched...
SportsDay Apr 18, 2019
Group play finished, Semi-Finals set for Dallas Cup 40 Super Group

Group play finished, Semi-Finals set for Dallas Cup 40 Super Group

Group play ended for the Gordon Jago Super Group on Wednesday. Most games went according to form and now the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup's top flight semifinals are set with Tigres UANL playing Monterrey Rayados at 4 pm before Villarreal CF play New York City FC at 7 pm, with both games at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.After the semifinals on Friday, the winners advance to play at 3 pm Sunday in the Super Group Championship.Group AThe game of the day was for control over who won Group A between Tigres and NYCFC. The reigning champions were victorious, scoring two first-half goals and keeping the...
SportsDay Apr 18, 2019
19 Metroplex teams advance in the 2019 Dallas Cup

19 Metroplex teams advance in the 2019 Dallas Cup

FC Dallas advanced their U14 Academy side into the Semi-Finals of the 2019 Dallas Cup on Thursday but their U19 team failed to progress. But those aren't the only FC Dallas teams in the tournament, nor is FC Dallas the only local side. So here's a list of every other local team progressing in the tournament. Apologies if I fail to spot someone.With all this weather, be sure and double check any game, time, and venue with the Dallas Cup. U19sSolar SC 00 ENCL won Group C and advance to face Group F winner Houston Dynamo in the Quarter-Finals on Friday at 1 pm at MoneyGram field 5. Team...
SportsDay Apr 17, 2019
FCD Dallas Cup - U14s advance to Semis; U19s lose final group game

FCD Dallas Cup - U14s advance to Semis; U19s lose final group game

The 40th Anniversary Dallas Cup continued on Wednesday for FC Dallas with final group game for the Academy U14s in the Super 14s and the Academy U19s in the Super Group. The FCD U14s earned a hard-fought tie against Tigres, the club that won the Super 14s last year. The 19s - who's tournament has perhaps not gone as hoped - faced 2-loss Red Bull Brasil at the Cotton Bowl where they struggled defensively in a 4-3 loss.FC Dallas Academy U14s.This U14 side is looking like a pretty quality group. Last year, under the guidance of Peter Luccin - now an FC Dallas MLS assistant - this group of...
SportsDay Apr 17, 2019
Big wins continue on Tuesday in Dallas Cup 40 Super Group

Big wins continue on Tuesday in Dallas Cup 40 Super Group

In a short run of games on Tuesday to finish what was originally Matchday One for the remaining teams, the pattern of strong results continued as all three winners in the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup Gordon Jago Super Group did so by multiple goals. All told, the victors won 14-0 over their opponents.In the first game of the day, Real Salt Lake put Toronto FC out of the tournament with a 3-0 victory. The win keeps RSL alive for the wild card slot and makes it impossible for the Canadians to advance.In the second game, it was Queretaro who also won 3-0 over Red Bull Brasil. The win puts the Mexican...
SportsDay Apr 17, 2019
FC Dallas U-17s fall to Dinamo Zagreb in GA Cup quarter final

FC Dallas U-17s fall to Dinamo Zagreb in GA Cup quarter final

FC Dallas bowed out of the Generation adidas Cup against an impressive Dinamo Zagreb side. Zagreb had got to the quarter final by beating LA Galaxy and Toronto, although they did slip up against Uruguayan club Peñarol.FC Dallas dominated possession and territory as Dinamo happily sat back with the Coatian side holding a strong advantage in terms of both athleticism and organization on the break. Zagreb had half a dozen of the Croatian U-17 national team in their lineup, their quality was evident, but a couple of mistakes from FCD really proved costly. Lineup and TacticsWell, you know the...
SportsDay Apr 16, 2019
Why the No. 600 is so important to FC Dallas' current identity

Why the No. 600 is so important to FC Dallas' current identity

Luchi Gonzalez asked for something specific from his players against the Portland Timbers on Saturday: 600 passes. FCD fell well short of the goal, completing 478 in a 2-1 win over the Timbers, but the FCD coach said the mark is more of a fundamental to work toward instead of a hard-and-fast rule. "It's an objective criteria that you either reach or you don't, but I like the idea that you fight and you try to reach something," he said. "I'm not black and white with everything. I like fluidity. I like flexibility. There's some moments to give us structure and to aim for something that's...
SportsDay Apr 16, 2019
Match Photos: FC Dallas U19s vs Queretaro

Match Photos: FC Dallas U19s vs Queretaro

Our newest photographer David Rachuig (Instagram: dcrockway) shoot some of the FC Dallas U19's match against Queretaro at MoneyGram on Monday night as well as the U14s. I hope you enjoy his work.
SportsDay Apr 16, 2019
Match Photos: FC Dallas U14s vs Ikapa United

Match Photos: FC Dallas U14s vs Ikapa United

The FC Dallas Academy U14s took on South African side Ikapa United in the 2019 Dallas Cup at MoneyGram Park on Monday coming away with a 10-0 win. We welcomed a new photographer to our stable by sending him out to shoot the most prestigious youth tournament in the United States. Please enjoy the work of David Rachuig.I don't know the U14s faces yet, having not gotten a chance to see them a play. If I know or can tell a player I will label the pics appropriately. If we make a mistake or you can fill in the blanks for us, hit me up on twitter at @3rdDegreeNet.
SportsDay Apr 16, 2019
Match Photos: Diego Hernandez cuts back, Nighte Pickering takes header as FC Dallas U14s face Ikapa United

Match Photos: Diego Hernandez cuts back, Nighte Pickering takes header as FC Dallas U14s face Ikapa United

The FC Dallas Academy U14s took on South African side Ikapa United in the 2019 Dallas Cup at MoneyGram Park on Monday coming away with a 10-0 win. We welcomed a new photographer to our stable by sending him out to shoot the most prestigious youth tournament in the United States. Please enjoy the work of David Rachuig. (Instagram: dcrockway) I don't know the U14s faces yet, having not gotten a chance to see them a play. If I know or can tell a player I will label the pics appropriately. If we make a mistake or you can fill in the blanks for us, hit me up on twitter at @3rdDegreeNet.
SportsDay Apr 16, 2019
Dallas Cup 40 Super Group continues to be dominated by Tigres, Monterrey and Villarreal

Dallas Cup 40 Super Group continues to be dominated by Tigres, Monterrey and Villarreal

The Dr Pepper Dallas Cup Super Group continued on Monday with more decisive wins for the group leaders, leaving the rest of the teams scrambling for the lone remaining wild card spot.All three group leaders won by at least three goals, cementing their spots in the semifinals on Friday. The teams that are in the best shape for the lone remaining spot, the one wild card slot, are New York City FC of MLS and Arsenal as both won their games on Monday. FC Dallas is still alive, albeit barely, thanks to their 1-1 tie with Queretaro Monday night, who is also still alive with two matches still to...

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