FC Dallas leveled nan people successful their best-of-three bid pinch Seattle Sounders arsenic goals from Paul Arriola, Jesus Ferreira and Jader Obrian kept their MLS playoff hopes alive.
After an opening 2-0 conclusion successful Seattle connected Monday, Dallas knew different slip-up astatine Toyota Stadium would bring their play to an end.
But they sewage disconnected to a dream commencement connected Saturday night, pinch Arriola heading location nan opener from Bernard Kamungo's transverse wrong six minutes.
Just 12 minutes later, Kamungo was progressive successful Dallas' 2nd extremity of nan nighttime erstwhile nan striker was brought down successful nan container by Seattle defender Nouhou Tolo. The hosts were awarded a punishment footwear aft a VAR review, and Ferreira converted it for his first profession MLS playoff goal.
FC Dallas leveled nan people successful their best-of-three bid pinch Seattle Sounders acknowledgment to goals from nan likes of Jader Obrian (pictured)
Jesus Ferreira besides sewage connected nan scoresheet from nan punishment spot successful a 3-1 triumph for Dallas
Echoing Dallas' speedy start, nan Sounders responded early successful nan 2nd half, pinch an ill-advised backmost walk from Kamungo - who went from leader to zero - allowing Jordan Morris to title into nan container and person from adjacent range.
Initially ruled an offside play, nan extremity was validated aft a little chat betwixt nan officials, giving Morris his 2nd extremity of nan first-round series.
The adjacent cardinal ruling wasn't successful nan Sounders' favor, contempt Ferreira appearing to propulsion nan jersey of Raul Ruidiaz successful nan container pinch conscionable complete 15 minutes to play. Seattle wasn't awarded a punishment footwear upon review, nevertheless, arsenic nan propulsion wasn't deemed to person been an impediment to a existent scoring chance.
After near-misses from Ruidiaz and Obed Vargas almost gave Seattle nan equalizer, Obrian past sealed Dallas' triumph pinch a terrific onslaught successful nan 89th minute.
Just six minutes aft entering nan lucifer arsenic a substitute, nan Colombian guardant picked up nan shot and raced downfield, earlier sending his effort from region into nan bottom-left corner.
The consequence sets up a winner-take-all Match 3 successful Seattle adjacent Friday.