MLS Game Summary - FC Dallas at D.C. United|
(Saturday, April 26, 2014)
From The Sports Network
Final Score: D.C. United 4, FC Dallas 1
Washington, D.C. (SportsNetwork.com) - Fabian Espindola scored twice at RFK
Stadium on Saturday to guide D.C. United to a 4-1 demolition of 10-man FC
The home side fell behind early on, but Zach Lloyd's first-half ejection
helped Espindola net two goals and add an assist to give United its third win
in its last four outings.
D.C. United (3-2-2) climbs to 11 points on the season while FC Dallas (5-2-1)
drops its match in its last three contests.
Mauro Diaz gave FC Dallas the lead after just 13 minutes when he feigned a
shot to ease past Christian Fernandez and slotted one past the on-rushing Bill
But the match turned in United's favor six minutes before the halftime
interval when Zach Lloyd was sent off for a second caution of the game.
The hosts managed to take advantage of the extra man, leveling the score just
before the break when Espindola nodded home a fabulous cross from Eddie
The second half belonged to United as the home side netted three goals in the
span of nine minutes.
Bobby Boswell produced the go-ahead goal at the hour mark, hammering home a
rebound off of a save by Chris Seitz.
Sean Franklin added to United's lead four minutes later, getting on the end of
Espindola's cross to poke a shot past Seitz.
Espindola then put the finishing touches on a glittering scoreline by taking a
layoff from Chris Rolfe in the 69th minute and stuffing a shot into the back
of the net.
04/26 21:05:31 ET