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FC Dallas claws their way from two goals down to draw the Montreal Impact 2-2

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Urruti found two very Urruti goals against his old club.

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FC Dallas gave up two goals to former striker Maxi Urruti before climbing back in the final ten minutes of the match to tie the Montreal Impact 2-2 on Saturday afternoon.

Montreal broke the deadlock in the 59th minute on a goal from Urruti. Orji Okwonkwo sent a long ball to the back post that Saphir Taïder forced a bad header by the Dallas defense to an open space where Urruti was waiting to pounce for the goal.

Urruti doubled his tally ten minutes later on another poor clearance from the Dallas defense. Okwonkwo once again pressured the Dallas defense into a bad play as his cross unfortunately hit off Ferreira and landed right at Urruti’s feet where he was able to slot home his second of the day.

Zdenek Ondrasek got one back for FC Dallas in the 83rd minute on a cross by Reggie Cannon. Ondrasek beat his defender in the middle of the penalty box and found the far post past Diop.

Dallas tied the game up in the fifth minute of stoppage time on a last second effort by Pepi. Barrios cross the ball into the box where Ondrasek had a cheeky back heel to Pepi on the back post where he scored his first goal in MLS.

Instant reaction: Giving up the two goals like they did in the early part of the second half really took the sails out of this group but the effort and will to fight back was certainly something to see. Very positive to see really. Once again Kobra is a huge thorn in Montreal’s side as he not only got the first goal but his nifty back heel assist to Pepi was equally impressive to see.

Man of the match: The crowd gave it to Michael Barrios, and rightfully so given his first half efforts. But the way the game ended with Kobra helped spark the club to a draw in this one was more than enough to get the nod from me today.

What’s next for FC Dallas: The team returns to action next weekend as they hit the road for the first time in 2020 when they travel to the Big Apple to face New York City.