Acosta and Nevarez goals power derby victory

[FC DALLAS] Homegrown sign Kellyn Acosta and Daniel Nevarez scored to give defending under-17/18 national champion FC Dallas a 2-1 win over the archrival Dallas Texans and move into a tie for first place with the Houston Dynamo in the Development Academy's Frontier Division with a game in hand.

Acosta, who signed a pro contract with FC Dallas after completing his stay at the U.S. under-17 residency program, scored his seventh goal of the season. Nevarez, who has scored twice for FC Dallas this season, previously spent time at Shattuck-Saint Mary's Soccer Academy and Colorado Rapids.

Alec Petit had the lone goal for the Texans.

FC Dallas holds a one-point lead with a game in hand on the Dynamo in the U-15/16 division after its 3-0 win over the Texans.

Jordan Cano, who has played with the U.S. U-17s, Antonio Aguilar and Sebastian Gordillo scored for FC Dallas.

Frontier Division U-17/18
PPG TEAM
2.24 FC Dallas
2.00 Houston Dynamo
1.89 Solar Chelsea SC
1.83 Dallas Texans
1.65 Texans SC Houston
1.53 Real Colorado
1.35 Sporting Kansas City
1.31 Colorado Rush
1.28 Andromeda FC
1.13 Colorado Rapids
0.90 Lonestar SC Academy
0.89 Texas Rush
0.53 Classics Elite

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