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  1. Talking tactics: New York Red Bulls at FC Dallas

    Blake Owen

    Just over four months ago, a counter-attacking Dallas squad was eliminated from the 2011 playoffs by the New York Red Bulls. The two sides kicked off the 2012 season on the same pitch using the same tactics and formations, but the 2-1 Dallas victory ...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  2. Talking tactics: New York Red Bulls at FC Dallas, MLS Cup Playoff...

    Blake Owen

    In what has been an all-too-familiar sight at Pizza Hut Park, Schellas Hyndman put his charges in a position to bag a win but his players let him down with shoddy finishing and a few errors at the back. Last night Hyndman rolled out a 4-2-3-1 to c...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  3. Talking Tactics: Vancouver Whitecaps at FC Dallas

    Blake Owen

    Vancouver Whitecaps fans probably don't have much sympathy for the recent struggles of FC Dallas. The expansion squad is just one point away from scraping the bottom of the table, which made them the perfect opponent for Dallas to build on a recent ...

    Blog | October 16, 2011
  4. Talking tactics: Houston Dynamo at FC Dallas

    Blake Owen

    Saturday's evening's 1-0 loss to the Houston Dynamo, taken in context of a string of poor performances, must irk Schellas Hyndman to no end. However, the overall performance, especially in regard to build-up play, should be seen in a positive light....

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  5. Talking tactics: FC Dallas at Sporting Kansas City

    Blake Owen

    It often seems that one of two things occurs when squads with similar shapes face off. The mirror-like either lead to an open, exciting game or a dull, stymied affair. Last night's game in Kansas City ended up as the former. Schellas Hyndman's 4...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  6. Talking tactics: Seattle Sounders at FC Dallas

    Blake Owen

    Schellas Hyndman isn't unfamiliar with the tactics Seattle manager Sigi Schmid used to garner a 1-0 victory on Saturday. Schmid deployed a 4-4-1-1, conceding possession but pushing forward swiftly on the counter. Earlier in the week, Hyndman led F...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  7. Talking tactics: FC Dallas at Philadelphia Union

    Blake Owen

    When Dallas and Philadelphia met in May, Fabian Castillo torched the Union to the tune of a goal and an assist. With Castillo still out on international duty, it was another newcomer's turn to shine against Philly. Striker Maicon Santos bagged the ...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  8. Talking tactics: FC Dallas at LA Galaxy

    Blake Owen

    Until Marvin Chavez's 9th minute goal, FC Dallas had completed 11 more passes (46 to 31) than the Los Angeles Galaxy. Over the remaining 81+ minutes, Dallas ended up on the losing end of a 276 to 219 passes completed deficit. LA's possession advant...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  9. Talking tactics: Chivas USA at FC Dallas

    Blake Owen

    Last week's jaunt to El Salvador led to Schellas Hyndman using an unfamiliar lineup against Chivas USA. Four of the starters from last month's 2-1 Dallas victory weren't on the pitch. Fabian Castillo (still out on international duty), Andrew Jacobs...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  10. Talking tactics: DC United at FC Dallas

    Blake Owen

    When these two teams last met, Schellas Hyndman and FC Dallas were still seeking a way to replace David Ferreira. While Dallas has clearly found a way to succeed without Ferreira, they still haven't figured out how to break down the United defense, ...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  11. Talking tactics: Columbus Crew at FC Dallas

    Blake Owen

    Fabian Castillo was still absent. Schellas Hyndman still used a 4-2-3-1. And FC Dallas still recorded a victory. On Saturday, in contrast to the two squads' encounter in April - when Columbus had a 55%-44% possession advantage - Dallas held the...

    Blog | July 03, 2011
  12. Talking tactics: Portland at FC Dallas

    Blake Owen

    FC Dallas hasn't forgotten how to play a 1-striker system. Fabian Castillo's absence (he's currently with the Colombian U-20's) forced Schellas Hyndman's hand against Portland, and the gaffer dropped his recently-favored 4-4-2 for a 4-2-3-1. Much...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  13. Talking tactics: FC Dallas at Chivas USA

    Blake Owen

    A week after dominating possession but losing, FC Dallas readily conceded the majority of possession to Chivas USA and still posted a convincing 2-1 victory. Both squads rolled out a 4-4-2 to begin the match, and with each team pressing from the w...

    Blog | June 19, 2011
  14. Talking tactics: Sporting KC at FC Dallas

    Blake Owen

    A day after the United States' shocking loss to Panama in the Gold Cup, FC Dallas posted a shocker of their own, falling to a previously out of form Sporting Kansas City. Dallas had given up only 4 goals in their last 8 games. Sunday evening at Piz...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  15. Talking tactics: New England Revolution at FC Dallas

    Blake Owen

    Well that was a welcome change. In last night's 1-0 victory over the New England Revolution, FC Dallas returned to a possession-based attack. The Hoops played their most fluid offense since David Ferreira's injury, but an uninspired New England had...

    Blog | June 05, 2011
  16. Talking tactics: FC Dallas at Houston Dynamo

    Blake Owen

    Schellas Hyndman seems to have found a formation and personnel grouping he likes, but an injury to George John forced him to make a change against the Houston Dynamo. Rookie Bobby Warshaw filled-in for the injured center back. The inclusion of Wars...

    Blog | May 29, 2011