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FC Dallas and San Jose Earthquakes split points after three red cards are shown

Everyone got Toledo'd on the night.

Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports

FC Dallas earned a point for the first time in two games as they drew the San Jose Earthquakes 0-0 on Sunday evening at Avaya Stadium.

The game was a back and forth match that saw both teams pick up three combined straight red cards in the second half.

Ten minutes into the match, FC Dallas had their first good chance on goal with a free kick from Mauro Diaz. The Argentina midfielder bent a ball around the San Jose wall but it would miss just wide of the goal.

Michael Barrios would nearly get FCD on the board in the 20th minute as he raced down the left sideline, he beat one San Jose defender and then put in a shot on goal only to pushed out by San Jose keeper David Bingham.

San Jose would get their chances too in the first half with Shea Salines and Chris Wondolowski finding ways to sneak into the penalty box. The Dallas defense would be up to the challenge to ward off any quality chances on Dan Kennedy's goal.

Right after halftime in the 53rd minute, the mood would shift as San Jose's Mark Sharrod would pick up a straight red card on a foul against Kennedy. The Dallas keeper made a save on a play as Sharrod would crash into his head with his right foot.

The playing field would get back to level terms though in the 76th minute as Je-Vaughn Watson would be issued a straight red card as well on a foul against San Jose's Cordell Cato.

The game wouldn't end 10 against 10 as San Jose would pick up another straight red in the 87th minute as J.J. Koval was ejected on a foul against Ryan Hollingshead.

Both teams would end the match with 10 chances shots each, with only three on target between the two sides.

FC Dallas returns to action this Friday as they continue their five-game road trip as they head to Washington to battle the Seattle Sounders.