Úlfarsson's late goal helps Dynamo earn 1-1 draw with FC Dallas
FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Thorleifur Úlfarsson scored late in the second half to help the Houston Dynamo earn a 1-1 draw with FC Dallas on Saturday night.
Úlfarsson took a pass from Héctor Herrera in the 85th minute and found the net for the first time this season to earn the Dynamo (4-5-3) a point on the road.
Úlfarsson's goal was just the second conceded by Dallas (6-3-4) in its last 11 home matches. Dallas has not allowed multiple goals in its last 17 matches at home.
Jáder Obrian scored his first goal of the season — unassisted in the 53rd minute — to put Dallas up 1-0.
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Houston is 0-9-5 in its last 16 road matches with Dallas in all competitions. The visitors haven't picked up a win in the series since 2017.
The Dynamo have gone 4-23-4 in their last 31 matches away from home. Houston is 0-11-5 in its last 16 match-ups with teams from Texas. The Dynamo's last road win in Texas was a 1-0 victory over Dallas in 2011.
Dallas had advantages of 10-8 in shots and 5-2 in shots on goal.
Jimmy Maurer finished with one save in his first appearance in goal for Dallas this season. Steve Clark saved three shots for the Dynamo.
Dallas is 9-1-5 in its last 15 matches at home.
Dallas travels to play the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday. Houston returns home to host Austin FC on Saturday.