Dallas Soccer, Dallas Soccer News, North Texas Soccer

dallas soccer news
Advertisement
Dallas Soccer Exclusive
Dallas Soccer News - FC Dallas slips to defeat against Tauro Fc Panama, Jose Tamburelli, Reggie Cannon

FC Dallas slips to defeat in Panama

Published 2/22/2018 1:05:43 PM by staff from dallas
image image image image email this article
Well I guess this is what you might expect in the first competitive match of the year in a hostile environment.  FC Dallas dropped a 1-0 decision to CONCACAF Champions League opponent Tauro FC of Panama at Estadio Rommel Fernández in Panama City. Coming home behind 1-0 in the home and away series, FCD will look to flip the script Tauro FC next Wednesday at Toyota Stadium.

The American side took time to settle and there was on the front foot creating several first half chances.  Young right back Reggie Cannon created a huge chance in the 22nd minute as he blasted down the wing.  Cannon played a low cross for Max Urruti at the back post, but defender Gustavo Charra deflected the pass. The loose ball caromed off the back post and Barrios had a bite at finishing off the play at the back post, but his attempt skipped wide.

From there the Panama goalkeeper stood on his head and made some wonderful saves.  Approaching halftime, Santiago Mosquera brought down a lobbed pass at the top left corner of the area.  The new signing tried to curl a shot over the Tauro FC goalkeeper but the 37 yr old jumped to his left to deflect the shot over the bar with his right hand. Two minutes later, Barrios stretched the defense before dropping a pass back to Diaz at the top of the area. Diaz faked a shot before finding Urruti at the back post but the striker could not beat McFarland, who made an excellent, diving save to his right side.

After the half FC Dallas were punished for the missed chances.  A near post corner kick was flicked on by Edwin Aguilar.  Dallas keeper Jesse Gonzalez went down to collect the ball but completely spilled it allowing Jose Tamburelli to easily tap home.  Not very good set piece defense and even worse goalkeeping. Just like that Tauro FC had the lead against the run of play.  From there Tauro absorbed the FC Dallas pressure as the visitors pushed for the equalizer, but FCD were not sharp enough to break down the resolute defending.

Head Coach Oscar Pareja gave his thoughts afterwards "I think the series since there is a return leg, is still an open competition. I think it puts us on our toes knowing that the series is difficult as well as the opponent. In the moment that we are in we need to come back strong and go back to Dallas and get the result we need. In a way, like we planned. Today things didn’t go our way but in a week we will have another chance at home."

Label: FC Dallas slips to defeat against Tauro Fc Panama, Jose Tamburelli, Reggie Cannon
Print Dallas Soccer News Print   View Dallas Soccer News RSS Feed
Dallas Area Soccer Articles
Dallas Soccer News

FC Dallas to gain a new rival in Austin FC

Added: 8/23/2018 12:29:35 PM
Well well well. It looks like FC Dallas will be gaining a new rival very soon. The Columbus Crew are going to be relocating to Austin and becoming Austin FC. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

TCU opens with win over Alabama in womens soccer

Added: 8/18/2018 8:05:54 AM
What an opening night in Fort Worth as TCU took care of visiting Alabama 1-0 on a late Kayla Hill header. It was a mouth-watering matchup featuring a pair of teams that made the NCAA Tournament last year. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Favorites having tough time at Russia 2018 World Cup

Added: 6/19/2018 1:24:54 PM
Well with the opening group matches in the books for all the groups at the 2018 Russia World Cup the one thing we have learned is that we knew nothing as only 2 of the top 8 in the FIFA rankings managed a win. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

TCU Womens Soccer signs seven

Added: 4/19/2018 11:28:03 AM
TCU women’s soccer announced a stellar nationally ranked recruiting class. Head coach Eric Bell has announced the 2018 signing class featuring seven student-athletes. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

FC Dallas slumps to another poor result at home

Added: 4/8/2018 9:34:27 AM
FC Dallas slumped to another poor result on home turf last night as they needed a late rally to salvage a point from a very average Colorado Rapids side. Cristian Colman nodded home a wonderful long pass from Mauro Diaz. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Trinity gets past Allen in overtime thriller

Added: 3/29/2018 10:42:13 PM
Trinity slipped past Allen 2-1 on a Mateo Gonzalez goal with 30 seconds left in the first overtime. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Dallas Cup 2018 - Super Group update

Added: 3/27/2018 5:26:18 AM
Two matchdays are in the books at the 2018 Dallas Cup Super Group. Only CF Monterrey have been able to win both their matches so far in the highly competitive tournament leaving everything to play for in Wednesday's final matchday. Read More


RSS Feed
Dallas Soccer Xpert is the best dallas soccer news source.
We cover Dallas soccer, Dallas Cup, Dallas soccer news, North Texas soccer,
Dallas high school soccer, and Fort Worth high school soccer.