Dynamo still seek first win for Davy Arnaud

Published 12:05 am Tuesday, August 27, 2019

FRISCO (AP) — Reto Ziegler opened the scoring with a penalty kick, Zdenek Ondrásek added two goals and an assist, and FC Dallas beat the Houston Dynamo 5-1 on Sunday night.

FC Dallas’ Dominique Badji drew the foul against José Bizama, and Ziegler converted from the spot in the 24th minute.

Houston has lost five of its last six, earning a tie in Nederland native Davy Arnaud’s debut as interim head coach. Arnaud succeeded fired coach Wilmer Cabrera, who was hired by the Montreal Impact last week.

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Jesús Ferreira made it 2-0 for FC Dallas (11-10-7) 5 minutes after Ziegler’s goal, making a run from midfield after receiving Ondrásek’s pass and dribbling around Houston’s Aljaz Struna to create space in the penalty area for the shot.

Ondrásek knocked home Ryan Hollingshead’s cross in the 56th minute, and made a sliding effort to finish Dominique Badji’s cross in the 64th minute. Ondrásek has three goals in his last two games.

Memo Rodríguez scored for the Dynamo (9-14-4) in the 80th minute, and Michael Barrios added a stoppage time goal for FC Dallas.

The News contributed to this article.