Jul 5, 2014 at 2am UK at ​Pizza Hut Park
PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Union
Akindele (28'), Williams (49' og.)
Casey (65'), Le Toux (67')
Edu (89')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Okugo (43')

Result: Dallas edge out 10-man Philadelphia Union

Result: Dallas edge out 10-man Philadelphia
An own goal from Sheanon Williams and a strike from Tesho Akindele hand Dallas a narrow win over the Philadelphia Union in their MLS clash.

An own goal from Sheanon Williams was enough to hand Dallas a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union in their MLS clash.

Dallas started the game strongly and could have been ahead in the sixth minute when Tesho Akindele raided down the right and fired a shot at goal, which was well saved by Zac MacMath.

Akindele wasn't to be denied his goal as he handed the home side the lead in the 26th minute after he latched on to Blas Perez's clever chip over the top of the defence. The striker met the ball on the volley and smashed it into the bottom corner.

Philadelphia rallied towards the end of the first half and they got a goal back through Amobi Okugo, when he found the corner with an effort from close range after being found in the box by Cristian Maidana.

After the break, the home side regained the lead in fortuitous circumstances as Fabinho's attempted clearance in the box cannoned off Williams and flew past MacMath into the net, much to the bemusement of all the players on the pitch.

The Union tried to make a later push to find an equaliser late in the game, but the Dallas backline proved to be resolute.

Matters got worse for Philadelphia as they ended the game with 10 men when Maurice Edu was shown a straight red card for a challenge on behind on Perez, which allowed Dallas to ease to victory.

Striker Landon Donovan celebrates scoring for the USA on July 13, 2013.
Read Next:
Result: Donovan nets twice to break record in Galaxy win
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.


Eastern Conference

2New York City FCNY City34169958421657
3Atlanta UnitedAtlanta341510964392555
4Chicago Fire341671161471455
5Columbus Crew34166125246654
6New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls34139124944548
7New England RevolutionNew England34137145359-646
8Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia34119145047342
9Montreal ImpactMontreal34116175257-539
10Orlando City34109153958-1939
11DC United3495203160-2932

Western Conference

1Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver33157114947252
2Seattle SoundersSeattle331311949391050
3Portland TimbersPortland33148115849950
4Sporting Kansas CityKansas331213839271249
5Houston DynamoHouston331211105445947
6San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes33128133653-1744
8Real Salt LakeSalt Lake33126154752-542
9Minnesota UnitedMinnesota Utd33106174567-2236
10Colorado RapidsColorado3396183147-1633
11Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy3388174462-1832
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account