FC Dallas prevailed in a penalty-kick tiebreaker after a 1-1 tie against Atlanta Silverbacks of USL-1 in U.S. Open Cup third round play on Monday. Carlos Ruiz opened the scoring for Dallas in the second half, but Daniel Antoniuk equalized four minutes later. Dallas played with a man advantage for the final eight minutes of regulation and 30 minutes of overtime after Antoniuk was ejected. In the quarterfinals, Dallas faces the winner of Tuesday's Houston Dynamo-Charleston Battery clash. Ruiz's strike was his first since an MLS regular-season game April 12.
Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup
July 9 in Frisco, Texas
FC Dallas 1, Atlanta Silverbacks 1 (FCD wins 4-3 on penalty kicks)
Goals: Ruiz (Sala) 74; Antoniuk (Rios) 78
FC Dallas - Sala, Gbandi, Goodson (Wagenfuhr, 113), Saragosa, Pitchkolan, Moor (Thompson, 91), Ricchetti, Rhine (Dello-Russo, 117), Toja, Nunez (Oduro 69), Alvarez, Ruiz.
Atlanta - McIntosh, Lancaster, Hayes, Bobo, Moore, Hassim (Queeley 66, Rivillo, 114), Rios, McManus, Buete Ukah (Woolfolk 74, O'Brien, 119), Antoniuk.