David Ferreira scored a go-ahead goal in the 51st minute, but FC Dallas (10-8-11, 41 points) surrendered two goals to the Colorado Rapids (12-8-9, 45) in a seven minute span to lose, 2-1, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Saturday.
Jackson scored the only goal off of a fortunate bounce, and FC Dallas held on to beat the Rapids 1-0 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night.
FC Dallas finally snapped a 13-game winless drought on Saturday against the Colorado Rapids, but now the San Jose Earthquakes await the struggling club.
The Texas club had not won a league match since April 14, but that lengthy spell came to an end thanks to Fabian Castillo’s winner eight minutes from time.
Jaime Castrillon and Martin Rivero scored in a 13-minute span in the second half to help the Colorado Rapids beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Sunday night.
Pareja is a native of Medellin, Colombia who played for Dallas from 1998 to 2005.
FC Dallas snapped out of its offensive doldrums with a 3-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids in a rematch of last year’s MLS Cup.
Will Dallas use Friday’s match at Pizza Hut Park against the Rapids team that took the title away from it last season to jumpstart its 2011 season?
The Colorado Rapids won the Major League Soccer Cup, 2-1, in extra time over FC Dallas at BMO Field in Toronto
Players broke out hats and gloves for training ahead of Sunday’s MLS Cup final between FC Dallas and the Colorado Rapids.