RSL at FC Dallas

FC Dallas
2- 0
Real Salt Lake
SATURDAY, MAR 23 6:30PM MDT FC Dallas Stadium

RSL v. FCD - March 23, 2013

FRISCO, Texas – A shorthanded Real Salt Lake side (1-2-1, 4 points, T-5th West) fell 2-0 to FC Dallas (3-1-0, 9 points, 1st West) at FC Dallas Stadium on Saturday night.

FC Dallas scored twice in the final 20 minutes to down RSL, which was missing 11 players on Saturday due to injuries and international call-ups.  The Claret-and-Cobalt’s comeback efforts were tempered in the 83rd minute, when MF Yordany Alvarez was shown his second yellow card and ejected from the game.

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Match Stats

Goals and Assists

Club Time Player (Assisted by)
DAL 70' Fabian Castillo (Jackson)
DAL 81' Jackson


Club Time Player Reason Action
RSL 37' Yordany Alvarez Foul
RSL 83' Yordany Alvarez Dive
RSL 91' Ned Grabavoy Foul  

Match Stats 

FC Dallas   Real Salt Lake
13 Attempts on Goal 7
8 Shots on Target 4
3 Shots off Target 3
2 Blocked Shots 0
8 Corner Kicks 4
8 Fouls 13
20 Open Play Crosses 12
2 Offsides 1
0 First Yellow Cards 1
0 Second Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 1
48 Duels Won 37
56% Duels Won % 43%
339 Total Pass 384
79% Passing Accuracy % 77%
48.2% Possession 51.8%


Quote Sheet

Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake Head Coach Jason Kreis

On the difficulty of playing without his first 11 due to national team call-ups and injuries…

“We absolutely we miss those guys. But, I have to say, I’m impressed with how well the rest of the guys did. I thought Lovel [Palmer], Cole [Grossman] and Josh Saunders all had solid games. We made a lot of shifts and I thought the team took it quite well. I’m really happy about the effort. I’m disappointed in the result but I am pretty pleased with the guys’ fight tonight.”

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