MLS preseason 2023: FC Dallas fall to Ecuador's Barcelona SC

Preseason recap 1.26.23

FC Dallas played their first preseason match of 2023 Wednesday night against Ecuadorian Serie A side Barcelona SC at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.

Dallas were without regular starters Jesús Ferreira, Paxton Pomykal and Paul Arriola, who are all with the US men's national team for January camp matches against Serbia and Colombia.

FC Dallas 0, Barcelona SC 1

Dallas fielded youth-heavy lineups in both halves of their friendly, with four players from MLS NEXT Pro affiliate North Texas SC's 2022 roster cracking the starting XI and four more making substitute appearances.

Barcelona's Agustin Rodríguez scored the game's lone goal, propelling the Ecuadorian side to a 1-0 win.


  • 75' - BSC - Agustin Rodríguez


  • DAL starting XI: Jimmy Maurer - Isaiah Parker, Sebastien Ibeagha, José Martínez, Collin Smith - Edwin Cerrillo, Tsiki Ntsabeleng, Brandon Servania - Bernard Kamungo, José Mulato, Jáder Obrian
  • DAL second XI: Maarten Paes - Herbert Endeley, Nolan Norris, Nkosi Tafari, Marco Farfan - Facundo Quignon, Sebastian Lletget, André Costa - Alan Velasco, Kameron Lacey, Tarik Scott