MARBELLA, Spain – FC Dallas closed out its preseason trip to Spain on a high with a 4-1 win over Norwegian club Odds BK Thursday afternoon.
Thursday afternoon’s match (which was the second game of a doubleheader after a young FCD team fell 4-1 to Swedish champions Malmö FF) was once again headlined by Dante Sealy, who continued his stellar preseason by scoring two goals and adding an assist.
Bernard Kamungo got things rolling early by scoring in the 12th minute with a confident first-time finish from Sealy’s low cross into the box. Odds came close to responding six minutes later when Mikael Ingebrigtsen found space in the box but his shot looped over Maarten Paes’ crossbar.
Homegrown Nolan Norris forced a save from the goalkeeper when a clearance bounced to him at the top of the box and he directed a volley towards goal. Two minutes later, Sebastian Lletget had a chance to double the lead when he was 1v1 with the ‘keeper but his left-footed shot was saved.
There was only one change for the second half with Carl Sainte replaces Norris in central midfield. It only took three minutes to find that second goal of the game for Dallas. Homegrown Dante Sealy repeated his trick by scoring a sensational free kick from 20+ yards out, much like he did against Odense BK earlier in the week.
Farrington scored FCD’s third goal of the game with a calm left-footed finish following a great team move to break Odds down. But FCD wasn’t done. Liam Fraser played a great pass to free Bernard Kamungo behind the backline who crossed for Sealy to score his fourth goal of preseason, making it 4-0 on the day.
Sealy, who is naturally a winger or wide forward, has shifted to wing back in recent months since returning from his two-year loan to PSV Eindhoven.
FC DALLAS STARTING XI VS. Malmö FF:
Lineup: Jimmy Maurer; Amet Korça, Omar Gonzalez, Turner Humphrey; Marco Farfan, Ema Twumasi, Nolan Norris, Alejandro Urzua; Diego Garcia, Enes Sali; Eugene Ansah
FC DALLAS STARTING XI VS. ODDS BK:
Lineup: Maarten Paes, Sam Junqua, Nkosi Tafari, Sebastien Ibeagha, Liam Fraser, Nolan Norris, Dante Sealy, Bernard Kamungo, Paul Arriola, Sebastian Lletget, Logan Farrington
Scoring Summary vs. Odds BK:
DAL: Bernard Kamungo – 12′
DAL: Dante Sealy – 49′
DAL: Logan Farrington – 59′
DAL: Dante Sealy – 65′
OBK: Ole Erik Midtskogen – 87′
Weather: Sunny, 68ºF
Attendance: Closed to the public
POSTGAME QUOTES FC DALLAS