Sidekicks Win at Home Against Old Rivals
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Allen, TX (January 5, 2020)– The Dallas Sidekicks won at home against the Stars 6-4. The Sidekicks next game will be at home against the Monterrey Flash on January 9th, 2020 at 7.30 PM CT in Allen, TX at the Allen Event Center.
The Sidekicks came out strong against the Stars with Arthur Ivo scoring within two minutes to bring the Sidekicks up 1-0. Then at 3:09 the Sidekicks scored again when rookie Felipe De Sousa knocked one past Stars goalkeeper Danny Waltman and brought the Sidekicks up 2-0. Then the Sidekicks managed to get another past the Stars and Ivo racked up his second goal of the night and the Sidekicks sat at 3-0 when the quarter ended.
The Stars came out with strong man-to-man coverage and picked up the pace with their three-goal deficient. With five minutes left in the quarter, the Stars shots on goal paid off and Stars midfielder Micheal Ramos put one past Sidekicks goalkeeper Juan Gamboa and cut the Sidekicks lead 3-1. Then within seconds, the Stars put another one into the net, Ramos’ second, to bring the Stars within one of the Sidekicks lead of 3-2. The teams went to the locker room with the Sidekicks leading 3-2 at the half.
The Sidekicks and Stars switched off possession, with neither team being able to score until there was 5:46 left in quarter. Sidekicks defender Kristian Quintana, on a breakaway, knocked a gorgeous one into the upper ninety and increased the Sidekicks lead 4-2. The third quarter was chippy between both teams who played aggressively to make something happen for their respective club.
The fourth quarter proved to be lively for the Sidekicks when forward Frederico Moojen landed one into the net to bring the Sidekicks up 5-2 with 3:42 into the quarter. Moojen recently lost his father and dedicated the goal to him. The Sidekicks then went on the penalty kill after Sidekicks midfielder Raul De La Gala was called for a reckless tackle and given a blue card. The Stars used the man advantage and Alex Megson put one into the net to cut the Sidekicks lead to 5-3. The Stars decided to answer back and racked up another goal when Chase Hanson snuck one into the net to cut the Sidekicks lead 5-4 with around five minutes left in the game. With less than three minutes left in the game the Stars put in a sixth attacker to try to gain an advantage and bring the game into overtime. In the last four seconds Ivo gets a hattrick and brings the Sidekicks the win! The scored ended with the Sidekicks on top with a score of 6-4.
Be sure to come to the Sidekicks next home game against the against the Monterrey Flash on January 9th, 2020 at 7.30 PM CT in Allen, TX at the Allen Event Center for our La Noche De Los Sidekicks match. Single-game tickets are on sale now for all home games and pro-rated season tickets are still available. Call the Sidekicks at 469.393.0165 for more information.
MASL Match Report
Match: Dallas Sidekicks vs Tacoma Stars
Date: January 5, 2020
Venue: Allen Event Center; Allen, TX
Kickoff: 3.00PM CT
ABOUT THE DALLAS SIDEKICKS
The Dallas Sidekicks is an American professional indoor soccer team of the Major Arena Soccer League. The organization was established in 1983, is headquartered in Allen, Texas, and plays all home games at the Allen Event Center. Follow the Sidekicks at www.dallassidekicks.com and on their social media.
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ABOUT THE MAJOR ARENA SOCCER LEAGUE
The Major Arena Soccer Leaguerepresents the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world. The MASL features teams across North America, with teams playing coast-to-coast in the United States and Mexico. The MASL is currently incorporated as a 501(c)6 not for profit corporation formed to promote the business and sport of arena soccer.