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FC Dallas makes history with pair of US Soccer Development Academy titles

As of Saturday night, FC Dallas aren't just the Supporters' Shield leader in MLS, and now they're the kings of youth soccer.

The club swept both final matches in the US Soccer Development Academy Championships, the highest level of youth soccer competition in the USA and Canada. The sweep marks the first time in US Soccer Development Academy history that one club earned championships in both age groups.

FC Dallas vs. LA Galaxy (Under-15/16)

In the U-15/16 match at StubHub center, Aldo Quevedo and Jesus Ferreira scored to lead FC Dallas to a 2-0 victory over the LA Galaxy, giving Dallas back-to-back titles in that age group.

The visitors went up 1-0 in the 18th minute when Quevedo caught goalkeeper Alain Hernandez off his line with a chip from 25 yards. Hernandez started because Eric Lopez was injured in prematch warmups.

Ferreira made it 2-0 in the 53rd minute, scoring his 27th goal of the season..

This marks the first time in US Soccer Development Academy history that a club has won back-to-back championships at any age level.

FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps (Under-17/18)

Dallas needed extra time to take the title in the 17/18 final, coming back from an early 1-0 deficit to beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Juan Ramirez's goal.

Vana Markarian opened the scoring for Vancouver in the 10th minute, off a corner kick from David Norman Jr., but Dallas forced the extra period when Devin Vega equalized in the 81st.

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