Saturday, November 15, 2008
Rio Grande Plate battle
photos © Mark M. Hancock and The Dallas Morning News
FC Dallas' Anthony Wallace (No. 26, bottom) keeps the ball in play during the Rio Grande Plate exhibition soccer game against UANL Tigres at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008.
UANL Tigres goal keeper Oscar Perez kicks the ball during the Rio Grande Plate exhibition soccer game against FC Dallas at Pizza Hut Park. The Tigres won the first of two plate games in February at home in Monterrey, Mexico.
FC Dallas' Jamie Watson (No. 31,right) dribbles the ball as UANL Tigres' Jonathan De Leon (No. 59, left) follows during the exhibition soccer game.
UANL Tigres' Israel Jimenez (No. 62, left) approaches as FC Dallas' Bobby Rhine (No. 19, right) passes the ball during the soccer game.
FC Dallas' Jamie Watson (No. 31, left) and Aaron Pitchkolan (No. 17, right) celebrate the first goal against UANL Tigres during the Rio Grande Plate exhibition soccer game at Pizza Hut Park. FC Dallas eventually won the game 3-2.
UANL Tigres' Blas Perez (No. 9, left) fires a bicycle kick at FC Dallas' goal keeper Ray Burse (No. 30, right) as Anthony Wallace (No. 26, center) approaches during the Rio Grande Plate exhibition soccer game at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco. Because each team won one game, the plate was decided by penalty kicks. The Tigres won the shootout and plate honors for a second year.
"FC Dallas beats Tigres in second leg but loses Rio Grande Plate" by Diegot Aparicio / Al Día