MLS Game Summary - Colorado at FC Dallas|
(Saturday, June 7, 2014)
From The Sports Network
Final Score: FC Dallas 3, Colorado 2
Frisco, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - FC Dallas snapped a woeful run of results on
Saturday at Toyota Stadium as Fabian Castillo's goal in the 62nd minute lifted
FCD to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rapids.
Dallas brought an eight-match winless skid into Saturday's match, during which
the club earned just two points.
But after falling behind to a 25th-minute goal from Deshorn Brown, Dallas took
a 2-1 lead into halftime through goals from Andres Escobar and Zach Loyd.
Jose Mari's header leveled the contest in the 52nd minute for the Rapids, but
a nice individual effort from Castillo 10 minutes later provided the
difference to end FCD's slide.
The Rapids claimed seven points from their three most recent matches, and
Brown got them off the mark in the 25th when he scored after Drew Moor's
However, a streak of bad luck saw the home side take the lead when a free kick
from Jair Benitez deflected off of Escobar and beat goalkeeper Clint Irwin.
The Colorado netminder was also beaten in first-half stoppage time by a
deflected shot from Loyd.
A period of pressure from the Rapids in the second half resulted in a corner
kick from Dillon Powers that found Mari at the back post for a diving header
that beat Raul Fernandez.
Blas Perez saw an open header go off the crossbar a few minutes later for
Dallas, but Castillo claimed all three points for his team shortly after when
he weaved through three defenders and chipped a ball beyond the reach of
06/07 22:34:25 ET