Mexico Day 9: Shutting Out FC Dallas

07 February 5:09 pm

Mexico Day 9: Shutting Out FC Dallas

By Frank Della Femina

Riviera Maya - Nothing like a nice win to kick off the 2012 preseason.

The Red Bulls downed FC Dallas 2-0 Tuesday afternoon on the pitch in Cancun thanks to a goal from Kenny Cooper (33') and a penalty-kick tally from Corey Hertzog (89'). Goalkeepers Ryan Meara and Jeremy Vuolo combined for the clean sheet, while the defense also showed off some solid positioning and ball movement to limit Dallas' chances. (Full match recap available here)

The team returns to action later this week against Mexican league side Atlante. Similar to Tuesday's match, we'll provide Twitter updates throughout to keep you all up to speed on the Red Bulls' 2012 preseason.

With that said, here are a few photos from today's action: