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MLS roundup: FC Dallas tops Colorado Rapids, keeps playoff hopes alive

Published August 11, 2012 11:03 pm
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Frisco, Texas • FC Dallas got goals from Fabian Castillo, Jair Benitez and David Ferreira in a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night that kept their faint playoff hopes alive.

Dallas (6-11-8) is 3-2-1 in its last six, including two wins over Colorado, following a franchise-record 13-game winless skid.

The victory allows it to leapfrog the Rapids and tie Chivas USA for sixth in the Western Conference standings.

Sporting KC 2, United 1 • Graham Zusi notched the winning goal and his 10th assist to lift Sporting Kansas City to a home win over D.C. United and into sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference.

Earthquakes 2, Sounders 1 • In Santa Clara, Calif., Steven Lenhart scored in second-half stoppage time to give the San Jose Earthquakes (14-5-5) a win over the Seattle Sounders that extended their lead atop the MLS standings.




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