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Sounders vs. FC Dallas: Highlights, stats and quotes

The Sounders advance with a 2-1 series win.

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Dane Kuhn / Sounders FC Communications

Albert Rusnák scored his second goal of the MLS Playoffs, providing the only goal in the Seattle Sounders 1-0 win over FC Dallas. The win puts the Sounders through to the Western Conference semifinals after winning the series 2-1.

Dallas was only allowed one shot, which came in the 89th minute, and Stefan Frei registered his second shutout of the playoffs. He now has 13 career playoff shutouts, tied for the second most in MLS history.




Seattle Sounders FC 1 – FC Dallas 0

Friday, November 10, 2023

Venue: Emerald Queen Casino Pitch at Lumen Field

Referee: Fotis Bazakos

Assistants: Micheal Barwegen, Nick Uranga

Fourth Official: Pierre-Luc Lauziere

VAR: Younes Marrakchi

Attendance: 33,048

Weather: 49 degrees and cloudy 


SEA – Albert Rusnák (João Paulo) 36’


FCD – Jáder Obrian (caution) 35’ 

FCD – Ema Twumasi (caution) 71’

FCD – Paul Arriola (caution) 85’ 


Sounders FC – Stefan Frei – captain; Alex Roldan, Yeimar Gómez Andrade, Jackson Ragen, Nouhou; João Paulo (Obed Vargas 87’), Josh Atencio; Cristian Roldan, Albert Rusnák, Léo Chú (Nicolás Lodeiro 70’); Jordan Morris 

Substitutes not used: Stefan Cleveland, Xavier Arreaga, Cody Baker, Kelyn Rowe, Raúl Ruidíaz, Héber, Fredy Montero 

Total shots: 16

Shots on goal: 4

Fouls: 14

Offside: 2

Corner-kicks: 7

Saves: 1

FC Dallas – Maarten Paes; Sam Junqua, Nkosi Tafari, Sebastien Ibeagha, Ema Twumasi (Tsiki Ntsabeleng 80’); Asier Illarramendi, Liam Fraser (Jesús Jiménez 69’); Paul Arriola, Paxton Pomykal (Sebastian Lletget 80’), Bernard Kamungo (Eugene Ansah 59’); Jáder Obrian (Dante Sealy 69’)

Substitutes not used: Jimmy Maurer, Facundo Quignon, José Martínez, Amet Korça

Total shots: 1

Shots on goal: 1

Fouls: 15

Offside: 4

Corner-kicks: 1

Saves: 3