FC Dallas’ Colombian playmaker Michael Barrios scored twice in a span of three minutes in the first half to help Dallas defeat OKC 4-1 in a “home” game on the campus of TCU in Fort Worth.
Two teams streaking in the league will take a break from Major League Soccer play to contest a Lamar Hunt US Open Cup semifinal tonight in Frisco, Texas. Follow and use #USOC2014 on Twitter to join the conversation.
The award is voted on by TheCup.us staff and a select panel from the North American Soccer Reporters.
Perez becomes the third FC Dallas player to score a hat trick in US Open Cup play in a 5-2 win over the Carolina RailHawks, snapping the NASL club’s 23-game home unbeaten streak.
Houston Dynamo twice came from behind but it wasn’t enough in a thrilling Texas derby as FC Dallas advanced in the US Open Cup following a 3-2 extra-time win.
Thanks to a pair of second half goals from Fabian Castillo and Andres Escobar, FC Dallas fans went home happy, looking ahead to another all-Texas battle with the Houston Dynamo in Round 5.
FC Dallas registered their first road victory since 2007 in the US Open Cup Tuesday night in the Third Round, downing the NASL Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2-0 on second half goals from Blas Perez and defender Matt Hedges.