FC Kansas City Draws with Houston

Updated: May 19, 2014

Two goals come from Holiday and Tymrak

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (May 18, 2014) – FC Kansas City draws 2-2 with Houston Dash at Verizon Wireless Field in front of 1,483 fans.  The Blues credit two beautiful goals to Lauren Holiday and Erika Tymrak. Jordan Jackson and Tiffany McCarty scored Houston’s goals for the night. Each team takes a point away from tonight’s match bringing Kansas City to 11 points and Houston to 4.

The match started with a bang when Tymrak played a through ball to Holiday who easily found the back of the net in the second minute. Houston answered the early goal when Jackson netted one with an assist from Nina Burger. Erika Tymrak played a ball through her defender’s legs to hit the upper 90 and score Kansas City’s second goal. Houston would try to retaliate, but the first half would end.

Both teams played with even more intensity in the second half. Goalkeepers Nicole Barnhart and Erin McLeod were put to the test with shots fired from all angles. In the 78th minute, Tiffany McCarty netted the equalizer on a play from Ella Masar. Two Dash players received yellow cards in the match. Burger received her’s the 65th minute for fouling Tymrak. Osinachi Ohale was shown the other in the 90th minute.  Kansas City’s Nikki Phillips received a yellow card in the 79th for a rough foul.

FC Kansas City will stay at home and host Seattle Reign FC on Wednesday night at 7:00 PM Central Time.  The Blues will look to snap Seattle streak in front of a home crowd. For tickets and more information call 855.4KC.GOAL or email tickets@kcprosoccer.com

NWSL Match Report                                                                                               

Match: FC Kansas City vs. Houston Dash
May 18, 2014
Verizon Wireless Field at Durwood Stadium, Kansas City, MO
5:00p.m. CT, 6:00p.m. ET
Attendance: 1,483
Mid 70s, sunny


Time Team    ##    Player   Card   Reason
65’ HOU    19    Nina Burger   Yellow   Reckless Foul
80’ KC    23    Nikki Phillips   Yellow   Reckless Foul
90’ HOU    20    Osinache Ohale   Yellow   Hand Foul
Scoring Summary 1 2 F
Houston Dash 1 1 2
FC Kansas City 2 0 2


Team Scorer (Assist) Time
FCKC Lauren Holiday (Erika Tymrak) 2’
HOU Jordan Jackson (Nina Burger) 20’
FCKC Erika Tymrak (Unassisted) 36’
HOU Tiffany McCarty (Ella Masar) 78’


FCKC: Barnhart; Robinson, Phillips (Marlborough 81’), Sauerbrunn (C), Mathias, Buczkowski, Richmond, Silva (Bogus 62’), Holiday, Tymrak, Rodriguez
Subs not used: Keane, Henderson, Williams

HOU: McLeod (C), Romero, Ohai, Jackson (McCarty 62’), Kyle, Noyola (Masar 67’), Edwards, Burger (Souza 67’), Ohale, Hein, Ochs
Subs not used: Diggs, Henninger, Toulouse, McFarlane