FC Dallas scored twice in the final 10 minutes, including Kenny Cooper’s penalty kick in the 87th minute, for a 2-1 win over Columbus on Saturday night in Frisco, Texas, that snapped the Crew’s nine-game unbeaten streak.
Dallas (3-7-4) was awarded a penalty kick after Crew defender Chad Marshall was called for a reckless foul inside the penalty box on David Ferreira, and Cooper notched his seventh goal of the year by putting the kick into the left corner of the net.
At Earthquakes 2, Galaxy 1: Pablo Campos converted a penalty and assisted on Ryan Johnson’s sixth goal of the season for San Jose.
The Earthquakes (3-8-3) have seven points in their last four games after getting just five from their first 10. Jovan Kirovski had his first goal of the season for the Galaxy (2-3-9).
Real Salt Lake 1, at Dynamo 1, tie: Brian Ching scored in the 89th minute against 10-man Real Salt Lake to extend Houston’s unbeaten streak to a team record-tying 11 games.
Houston (8-2-4) had a five-game winning streak snapped, but is 8-0-3 since a 1-0 loss to D.C. United on April 4.
Ching charged through the box for a point-blank header from three yards after getting a pass from Brian Mullan.
Real Salt Lake (4-6-4) took the lead in the 28th minute on Fabian Espindola’s goal.
At Rapids 3, D.C. United 0: Omar Cummings scored twice and added an assist to help the Colorado Rapids extend their home unbeaten streak over D.C. United to nine games.
In the 11th minute, Cummings took a pass from captain Pablo Mastroeni and ran past defender Greg Janicki before pausing in the box and curling the ball past Josh Wicks in the United (5-2-8) goal.
UANL Tigres 2, Chivas USA 1: Jesus Duenas and Armando Pulido scored to give UANL Tigres of Monterrey a victory over 10-man Chivas USA in group play at the SuperLiga tournament.
Tigres won with its under-20 team, which played in Mexico’s second division last season.
At Fire 1, San Luis 0: Brian McBride scored on a pass from Cuauhtemoc Blanco in the 69th minute to give the Chicago Fire a win over San Luis in the SuperLiga.
Fire goalkeeper Jon Busch saved a shot from Marvin de la Cruz in the 87th minute.