New York Red Bulls came into Frisco on Saturday night and left with 3 road points. FC Dallas put on some early pressure but New York, thanks to net minder Frank Rost's strong work, managed to to withstand the barrage.
Red Bull grabbed the game's loan goal in the 36th minute when Juan Agudelo served a low cross to the back post, just out of George John's reach, that striker Luke Rogers put away.
FC Dallas dominated possession for much of the game, out shooting NY 18 to 6, but poor finishing continues to be a problem with the clubs top three goal scorers sidelined due to injury (David Ferreira and Marvin Chavez) or suspension (Brek Shea).
NY – Luke Rogers (Juan Agudelo, Stephen Keel) 36
NY – Dane Richards (caution; tactical foul) 70
NY – Joel Lindpere (caution; tactical foul) 75
NY – Mehdi Ballouchy (caution; tactical foul) 85
FC Dallas – Kevin Hartman, Jair Benitez, George John, Ugo Ihemelu Zach Loyd (Bobby Warshaw 81), Jackson, Daniel Hernandez, Daniel Cruz (Fabian Castillo 53), Andrew Jacobson (Maykel Galindo 65), Ricardo Villar, Maicon Santos.
Substitutes Not Used: Chris Seitz, Jack Stewart, Jeremy Hall, Ruben Luna.
TOTAL SHOTS: 18 (Maicon Santos 9); SHOTS ON GOAL: 3 (Ricardo Villar 2); FOULS: 10 (George John, Zach Loyd 2); OFFSIDES: 5 (Maicon Santos 3); CORNER KICKS: 6 (Ricardo Villar 6); SAVES: 1 (Kevin Hartman 1).
Red Bull New York – Frank Rost, Chris Albright, Tim Ream, Stephen Keel, Carlos Mendes, Dane Richards, Teemu Tainio, Dax McCarty (Stephane Auvray 91+), Joel Lindpere, Luke Rogers (Mehdi Ballouchy 45), Juan Agudelo.
Substitutes Not Used: Bouna Coundoul, Matt Kassel, Brian Nielsen, Corey Hertzog, John Rooney.
TOTAL SHOTS: 6 (Joel Lindpere, Luke Rogers 2); SHOTS ON GOAL: 2 (Dane Richards, Luke Rogers 1); FOULS: 11 (Dane Richards 3); OFFSIDES: 2 (Dane Richards, Luke Rogers 1); CORNER KICKS: 2 (Joel Lindpere, Dax McCarty 2); SAVES: 3 (Frank Rost 3).
Referee: Jair Marrufo
Referee’s Assistants: C.J. Morgante, Corey Rockwell
4th Official: Abiodun Okulaja
Time of Match: 1:50
Weather: Cloudy, 86 degrees