Frisco, Texas (July 30, 2022) – FC Dallas (9-6-8, 35 points) returns to the win column with a 1-0 shutout victory over the LA Galaxy (9-9-3, 30 points) in front of a sellout crowd Saturday night at Toyota Stadium.
Dutch goalkeeper Maarten Paes registered his sixth shutout of the season and recorded three saves in tonight’s match. Paes also registered his first penalty kick save of 2022.
FC Dallas outshot (15-10) and recorded more shots on goal (7-3) than LA Galaxy. Although Dallas earned the 1-0 win, the Galaxy won the possession battle (62.4-37.6).
With tonight’s win, FC Dallas has won back-to-back games for the second time this season. The last time Dallas earned consecutive wins was on March 12 vs. Nashville SC in a 2-0 win and on March 19 vs. Portland Timbers in a 4-1 win. The win is the first home win since May 7 vs. Seattle Sounders.
FC Dallas is undefeated when leading at home during halftime (1-0-3 at home, 3-1-4 overall heading into tonight).
When Franco Jara scores, FC Dallas holds a 9-3-4 record in MLS regular season play and in all competitions FC Dallas holds a 10-4-4 record since his arrival for the 2020 season. His goal tonight ties Jáder Obrain’s goal vs. Toronto FC in the inaugural match of the 2022 season for the fastest goal in the season.
FC Dallas travels northwest to face Seattle Sounders FC on Tuesday, August 2 at Lumen Field. The match kicks off at 9PM CT (TXA 21, FCDTV Network, KMPX-29, Talk Radio 1190AM KFXR and TUDN 1270AM).
FC Dallas wraps up its road trip at Providence Park against the Portland Timbers on Saturday, August 6. The match kicks off at 9:30PM CT (TXA 21, FCDTV Network, Talk Radio 1190AM KFXR and TUDN 1270AM).