In week 17 of the United States – MLS 2023 tournament, Nashville SC defeated FC Dallas 1-2, in the match corresponding to week 17 of the United States – MLS 2023 tournament. The goal of the game for the locals was scored by Jader Obrian ( 25′ 1T). While the away goals were scored by Hany Mukhtar (31′ 2T) and Nolan Norris (8′ 1T, against).
Two minutes into the first half, midfielder Alan Velasco had a chance to open the scoring, but his shot bounced off the post.
The best man of the match was Hany Mukhtar. The Nashville SC midfielder scored 1 goal and searched for the opposite goal 3 times.
Jader Obrian was another of the key players. The FC Dallas midfielder scored 1 goal and searched for the opposite goal 3 times.
The process of the game was very disputed, with few spaces for the creation of the game. There were several cautioned: Nolan Norris, Sean Davis, Ján Gregus and Taylor Washington.
FC Dallas coach Nicolás Estévez proposed a 4-5-1 formation with Maarten Paes in goal; Sebastien Ibeagha, Nkosi Tafari Burgess, José Martínez and Marco Farfan on the defensive line; Facundo Quignón, Nolan Norris, Jader Obrian, Herbert Endeley and Alan Velasco in the middle; and Jesús Ferreira in attack.
For its part, Gary Smith’s team took to the field with a 4-4-2 scheme with Joe Willis under the three sticks; Shaquell Moore, Walker Zimmerman, Jack Maher and Daniel Lovitz on defense; Aníbal Godoy, Sean Davis, Alex Muyl and Hany Mukhtar in midfield; and Teal Bunbury and Fafa Picault up front.
Pierre Lauziere was the referee who directed the match at Toyota Stadium.
FC Dallas’ next game in the championship will be away against the Portland Timbers, while Nashville SC will visit Toronto FC.
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