FC Dallas holds Chicago Fire to draw

FC Dallas held Chicago Fire to a 1-1 draw tonight at Toyota Park despite scoring first. Chicago Fire: 1 (Brian McBride 40’) FC Dallas: 1 (David Ferreira 6’)

FC Dallas held Chicago Fire to a 1-1 draw tonight at Toyota Park despite scoring first.

Chicago Fire: 1 (Brian McBride 40’)
FC Dallas: 1 (David Ferreira 6’)
Venue: Toyota Park – Chicago, Illinois

The visitors got off to a great star when David Arturo Ferreira scored past Fire keeper Andrew Dykstra but his goal was cancelled out by former Fulham star Brian McBride who netted five minutes prior to half-time.

The point enabled the Fire to move to 3rd on the Eastern Conference table whilst Dallas remained 7th on the Western standings.

Starting Line-Ups

CHI:
Andrew Dykstra (gk), Krzysztof Krol, Wilman Conde, CJ Brown, Dasan Robinson, Collins John (Mann 58’), Baggio Husidic, Logan Pause, Marco Pappa (Banner 68’), Patrick Nyarko, Brian McBride

Subs - Justin Mapp (58’), Mike Banner (68’)

FCD:
Kevin Hartman (gk), Zach Loyd, George John, Ugo Ihemelu, Jair Benitez, Daniel Hernandez, David Ferreira, Bruno Guarda (McCarty 60’), Jason Yeisley (Shea 81’), Heath Pearce (Cunningham 70’), Atiba Harris

Subs - Dax McCarty (60’), Jeff Cunningham (70’), Brek Shea (81’)

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