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Union vs FC Dallas quick reference

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All-time record: 1–2–1
At PPL Park/The Linc: 1–0–1
At FC Dallas Stadium/Pizza Hut Park: 0–2–0
Goals for: 4
Goals against: 8

Did you know…

Brad Knighton’s first start for the Union came against FC Dallas. He was sent off inside of 25 minutes.

August 13, 2011: Philadelphia Union 2 – 2 FC Dallas

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PSP Match Report Highlights

“The Union’s offense was in full rotation as Adu, McInerney, Paunovic and Le Toux took turns up top. The personnel is of little consequence when none of their feet work properly, and that was too often the case in the early going.”

“More points dropped at home, but surviving a rough first half against an in-form side is nothing to be down about.”

PSP Player Ratings and Analysis Highlights

“Adu’s first PPL Park appearance was memorable only in that it showed any player, regardless of stature, salary or skill, may be played out of position.”

“It’s always strange to hear a coach say, “That’s what they do, it’s what we expect” after a match in which it looked like their team was caught off guard.”

Link to MLS Match Center for Stats, Chalkboard and more. 

Scoring Summary: 
DAL — Maicon Santos 7 (unassisted) 16
PHI — Sebastien Le Toux 2 (penalty kick) 33
DAL — Brek Shea 10 (unassisted) 47+
PHI — Sebastien Le Toux 3 (penalty kick) 84

Lineups
FC Dallas — Kevin Hartman, Zach Loyd, George John, Ugo Ihemelu, Jair Benitez, Marvin Chavez (Andrew Jacobson 82), Bruno Guarda (Daniel Cruz 71), Ricardo Villar, Daniel Hernandez (Jackson 67), Brek Shea, Maicon Santos.
Substitutes Not Used: Eric Alexander, Ruben Luna, Bobby Warshaw, Chris Seitz.

Philadelphia Union — Faryd Mondragon, Sheanon Williams, Danny Califf, Carlos Valdes, Gabriel Farfan, Justin Mapp (Keon Daniel 79), Freddy Adu (Danny Mwanga 62), Brian Carroll, Veljko Paunovic, Sebastien Le Toux, Jack McInerney (Roger Torres 73).
Substitutes Not Used: Michael Farfan, Stefani Miglioranzi, Amobi Okugo, Zac MacMath.

Misconduct Summary: 
DAL — George John (caution; Reckless Foul) 24
PHI — Freddy Adu (caution; Reckless Tackle) 27
DAL — Maicon Santos (caution; Dissent) 56
PHI — Jack McInerney (caution; Reckless Tackle) 68
DAL — George John (ejection; Second Caution) 80

Referee: Geoff Gamble
Referee’s Assistants: -Daniel Belleau; Eric Proctor
4th Official: Drew Fischer
Time of Game: 1:56
Weather: Cloudy-and-79-degrees
Attendance: 18,811

May 14, 2011: FC Dallas 2 – 0 Philadelphia Union

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PSP Match Reports Highlights

“Philadelphia finished with only five shots total, and only a lonely long range effort from Danny Mwanga actually getting on goal.”

“Le Toux and Mwanga looked to be on the same page early on and their forward runs not only found them in good space, but also opened up room on the flanks for Justin Mapp and Roger Torres to operate.”

PSP Player Ratings and Analysis Highlights

“What was truly disappointing was that the first goal sapped the team’s confidence and made them question themselves. The commitment to offense was gone, and the defensive concentration remained absent.”

“Union management continually reminds us that the bench is filled with young, developing players. Then it puts them in incredibly unique and disconcerting situations (like a 4-2-4 formation).”

Link to MLS Match Center for Stats, Chalkboard and more. 

Scoring Summary:
DAL — Brek Shea 3 (Fabian Castillo 2) 29
DAL — Fabian Castillo 2 (Jackson Goncalves 2, Marvin Chavez 3) 43

Misconduct Summary:
PHI — Danny Mwanga (caution; Reckless Tackle) 10
PHI — Brian Carroll (caution; Reckless Tackle) 34

Lineups:
Philadelphia Union Faryd Mondragon, Sheanon Williams, Danny Califf, Carlos Valdes, Jordan Harvey, Roger Torres (Keon Daniel 73), Justin Mapp (Carlos Ruiz 46), Amobi Okugo, Brian Carroll (Jack McInerney 46), Sebastien Le Toux, Danny Mwanga.
Substitutes Not Used: Gabriel Farfan, Michael Farfan, Kyle Nakazawa, Zac MacMath.

FC Dallas Kevin Hartman, Jackson Goncalves, George John, Daniel Hernandez, Ugo Ihemelu, Zach Loyd, Marvin Chavez, Eric Alexander (Bruno Guarda 89), Andrew Jacobson (Bobby Warshaw 83), Brek Shea, Fabian Castillo (Ruben Luna 67).
Substitutes Not Used: Eric Avila, Moises Hernandez, Bryan Leyva, Chris Seitz.

Referee: Jasen Anno
Referee’s Assistants: Chris Strickland; Frank Anderson
4th Official: Armando Villarreal
Time of Game: 1:51
Attendance: 12,109
Weather: Clear and 70 degrees

August 8, 2010: FC Dallas 3 – 1 Philadelphia Union

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PSP Match Report Highlights

“Brad Knighton’s first league start turned into a disaster when he was shown straight red after a failing to control a long ball into the box and taking down Brek Shea.”

“Juan Diego Gonzalez could be one of the missing pieces. The big Colombian looked assured in playing beside Califf. He got a full 90 minute run on his debut and made no huge mistakes.”

Scoring Summary: 
PHI — Alejandro Moreno 1 (unassisted) 9
DAL — David Ferreira 5 (penalty kick) 24
DAL — Jeff Cunningham 5 (Brek Shea 3, Jair Benitez 1) 75
DAL — Jeff Cunningham 6 (David Ferreira 6) 81

Misconduct Summary: 
PHI — Brad Knighton (ejection; Denied Goal Scoring Opportunity (Foul)) 22
PHI — Michael Orozco Fiscal (caution; Tactical Foul) 55
PHI — Andrew Jacobson (caution; Reckless Tackle) 66

Lineups
Philadelphia Union — Brad Knighton, Cristian Arrieta, Danny Califf, Juan Diego Gonzalez, Michael Orozco Fiscal, Justin Mapp (Chris Seitz 23), Eduardo Coudet, Kyle Nakazawa (Jordan Harvey 46), Fred, Sebastien Le Toux, Alejandro Moreno (Andrew Jacobson 63).
Substitutes Not Used: Jack McInerney, Amobi Okugo, Roger Torres, Nick Zimmerman.

FC Dallas — Kevin Hartman, Heath Pearce, Ugo Ihemelu (Zach Loyd 20), George John, Jair Benitez, Atiba Harris, Eric Avila (Jeff Cunningham 46), Daniel Hernandez, Brek Shea, David Ferreira, Milton Rodriguez (Eric Alexander 77).
Substitutes Not Used: Marvin Chavez, Edson Edward, Bruno Guarda, Dario Sala.

Referee: Jair Marrufo
Referee’s Assistants: -Jason Cullum; Bill Dittmar
4th Official: Jasen Anno
Time of Game: 1:53
Weather: Sunny-and-100-degrees

May 15, 2010: Philadelphia Union 1 – 1 FC Dallas

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PSP Match Report Highlights

“Whoa, Danny Mwanga. Talk about a way to finally stamp your name on a game. Mwanga drilled home a game-tying goal in injury time to give Philadelphia Union a 1-1 draw Saturday against FC Dallas…”

“The Union back four have made about one killer mistake per game that led to a goal, and they would have done it again today if Dallas forward Jeff Cunningham could finish.”

Scoring Summary:
DAL — Brek Shea 1 (Atiba Harris 1, Jeff Cunningham 1) 13
PHI — Danny Mwanga 1 (unassisted) 93+

Misconduct Summary:
PHI — Roger Torres (caution; Reckless Foul) 62
DAL — Heath Pearce (caution; Unsporting Behavior) 83

Lineups
FC Dallas — Kevin Hartman, Zach Loyd, George John, Ugo Ihemelu, Heath Pearce, Atiba Harris, Daniel Hernandez, David Ferreira, Dax McCarty, Brek Shea (Eric Avila 79), Jeff Cunningham (Marvin Chavez 63) (Anthony Wallace 92+).

Philadelphia Union Chris Seitz, Danny Califf, Cristian Arrieta (Danny Mwanga 81), Michael Orozco, Jordan Harvey, Fred, Stefani Miglioranzi, Kyle Nakazawa (Shea Salinas 66), Roger Torres (Jack McInerney 75), Sebastien Le Toux, Alejandro Moreno.

Referee: Ricardo Salazar
Referee’s Assistants:
 Thomas Supple; James Conlee
4th Official: 
Tony Russo 
Attendance: 
25,038
Time of Game:
 1:50

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