By virtue of a 2-1 win, Austin FC defeated FC Dallas and secured their ticket to the Major League Soccer (MLS) Western Conference final on Sunday at Q2 Stadium.
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The winners started the match strong and scored their two successes in the first half. Moussa Djitté (26th) opened the scoring with a powerful shot into the top of the net. Only a few minutes later, Sebastian Driussi (29th) gave the crowd favorites a serious option for victory. The 26-year-old Argentine maneuvered skillfully and completed his action with a low shot.
FC Dallas reduced the gap via the foot of Alan Velasco (65th), but was unable to continue the comeback, despite constant pressure.
In the Western final next Sunday, Austin FC will face Los Angeles FC. This is the team that maintained the best performance in MLS during the regular season.