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AUGUST 10, 1997

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.--Ted Eck scored two second-half goals, leading the Dallas Burn to a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Stingers Sunday night in a quarterfinal game of the U.S. Open Cup tournament.

Dallas' Damian and Dante Washington scored a pair of goals in a span of two minutes in the first half. Eck's goals in the 69th and 84th minutes put the game out of reach.

David Deck scored Chicago's goal unassisted in the 63rd minute.

A crowd of 3,810 was on hand at Forest View Park in Arlington Heights, the home of the Stingers of the USISL's D3 Pro League.

Dallas advances to the semifinals of the tournament, to be played as a doubleheader Sept. 3 at Stagg Memorial Stadium on the campus of the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif.

Official Box Score

Date: July 29, 1997
Stadium: Zephyr Field
Attendance: 6,269
Referee: Zim Boulos
Referee's Assistant: Andrew Barnes
Referee's Assistant: Mike Williams

DALLAS BURN 4 (2-2-4)

DAL - 41 - Damian (Sutter)
DAL - 43 - Washington (Damian, Sutter)
CHI - 63 - Deck (Unassisted)
DAL - 69 - Eck (Santel)
DAL - 84 - Flores
DALLAS BURN -- Mark Dodd, Joey Martinez (Wade Webber 74), Tom Soehn, Brandon Pollard, Alain Sutter (Mark Santel), Jorge Flores, Ted Eck, Temoc Suarez, Gerell Elliott, Dante Washington, Damian (Juan Sastoque 77)
TOTAL SHOTS: 18 (Washington 6); SHOTS ON GOAL: 9 (Washington 3); FOULS: 10 (Martinez 3); CAUTIONS: Martinez 34; EJECTIONS: None
CHICAGO STINGERS -- Marcus Roy, Iain Williams (Dunne 81), Greg Muhr, Jose Fleita (Ricky Goettel 41), Phil Wolf, Michael Richardson, David Deck, Pat White (Brandon Hardy 66), Jim Harkness, Chris Jahr, Matt Hamnett.
TOTAL SHOTS: 10 (Deck 3); SHOTS ON GOAL: 6 (Richardson 2); FOULS: 18 (Deck 3);CAUTIONS: Muhr 73; EJECTIONS: None


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