The Crew closed out its 2010 preseason with a 2-1 setback at the hands of FC Dallas in the second Lamar Hunt Pioneer Cup Saturday at snowy Pizza Hut Park. It was the Black & Gold’s lone loss of the preseason, as it finished with a 6-1-3 mark. Columbus won the first Pioneer Cup, 3-0, in 2007.
Pioneer Cup - March 20, 2010
FC Dallas 2, Columbus Crew 1
Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX
DAL - David Ferreira (Heath Pearce) 16
DAL - Atiba Harris (Jeff Cunningham, David Ferreira) 34
CLB - Andy Iro (Emilio Renteria, Gino Padula) 62
Columbus Crew: Kenny Schoeni (Milos Kocic 46), Duncan Oughton, Eric Brunner (Andy Iro 46), Gino Padula, Shaun Francis (OT Yanez 15), Emilio Renteria, Kevin Burns, Dilly Duka, Emmanuel Ekpo (Cory Elenio 67), Sergio Herrera (Bright Dike 79), Jason Garey.
Subs Not Used: Alex Grendi, Conor O’Brien, Robbie Rogers, Steven Lenhart, Eddie Gaven.
Total Shots: 10; Shots on Goal: 5; Fouls: 10; Offsides: 3; Corner Kicks: 4; Saves: 1
FC Dallas: Dario Sala (Kevin Hartman 46), Jair Benitez (Anthony Wallace 46), Kyle Davies (Andrew Wiedeman 78), George John, Heath Pearce (Edson Edward 77), Dax McCarty (Bruno Guarda 61), Eric Alexander, Atiba Harris (Eric Avila 61), David Ferreira (Ruben Luna 73), Brek Shea (Jason Yeisley 46), Jeff Cunningham (Zach Loyd 46).
Subs Not Used: Daniel Hernandez, Peri Marosevic, Sean Kelley.
Total Shots: 12; Shots on Goal: 3; Fouls 17; Offsides: 2; Corner Kicks: 6; Saves: 3
CLB - Duncan Oughton (caution) 29
CLB - Emilio Renteria (caution) 34
CLB - Jason Garey (caution) 68
CLB - Sergio Herrera (caution) 69
CLB - Kevin Burns (ejection) 76
DAL - Eric Avila (caution) 81
DAL - Bruno Guarda (caution) 86