Sidekicks Fall Short After Dramatic Overtime

by Caitlin Reilly

Allen, Texas (January 29,2023)- The Dallas Sidekicks faced the Outlaws on Sunday after their loss to them on Saturday night.

The first quarter of the game was very slow with no goals. However, the Outlaws only had 7 shots on goal and the Sidekicks had 4 shots.

36 seconds into the second quarter, Outlaws player, David Ortiz scored. Two minutes later, Outlaws player, Axel Chakounte added another goal to the scoring sheet. Sidekicks answered back by scoring a goal at the 7:56 minute mark which was scored by Albert Rodriguez. At the 9:20 minute mark, Brenden Lee from the Outlaws scored. Sidekicks player, Bradlee Baladez ended the scoring sheet at the quarter by scoring a goal at the 10:29 minute mark.

Going into the third quarter, the score was 2-3. The Sidekicks kept together defensively after only allowing one goal by the Outlaws. That goal was scored by Brenden Lee at the 10:06-minute mark. The score at the end of the third quarter the score was 2-4.

The fourth quarter was dominated by the Sidekicks. Felipe De Sousa from the Sidekicks scored early in the quarter. Sidekicks player Anthony Powell tied the game up by scoring a goal at the 6:21 minute mark. At the end of regulation, the score was 4-4.

In overtime, neither side scored during the golden goal which led the game to go to a penalty shootout.

The Sidekicks lost the game during the penalty shootout.

The Sidekicks have their next home game next Saturday, February 4th at 7 PM for Youth Soccer Night. During halftime, youth soccer teams can participate in our Parade of Teams. Group tickets start as low as $15. Score your tickets today by visiting, calling the office at (469) 393-0160, or emailing


The Dallas Sidekicks is an American professional indoor soccer team of the Major Arena Soccer League. The organization was established in 1984, is headquartered in Allen, Texas, and plays all home games at the Allen Event Center. Follow the Sidekicks at and on their social media. 

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