FC Dallas midfielders Mauro Diaz and Hendry Thomas are expected to miss at least six weeks after Diaz had surgery on his ailing right knee and Thomas tore a leg muscle in a game at San Jose.
Less than two minutes after coming onto the field, Kenny Cooper converted a pass, and the Sounders came from behind to beat FC Dallas 2-1 and win their fifth straight game.
The Red Bulls played most of the game with a one-man advantage after Dallas’ Je-Vaughn Watson was given a red card in the 10th minute.
Perez entered in the 70th minute for David Texeira and scored his third goal of the season when the ball fell to his feet 3 yards from the goal line following a long ball in.
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The English Premier League club will face FC Dallas on July 23 in Frisco, Texas, then play at the Houston Dynamo three days later.
FC Dallas has signed defender Matt Hedges to a multiyear contract extension. Hedges was a first-round draft pick in 2012 and had career and team highs with 33 games and 32 starts last season. He scored three goals in both 2012 and 2013.
FC Dallas has acquired Colombian forward Andres Ramiro Escobar on loan from Ukrainian power Dynamo Kiev.
The FC Dallas Foundation will unveil its second community field this week for children living in West Dallas.
The Seattle Sounders continue to overhaul their roster, trading midfielder Adam Moffat to FC Dallas on Friday for the rights to forward Kenny Cooper.
FC Dallas (11-12-11, 44 points) lost its final match of the season, 2-1, to the San Jose Earthquakes today at Buck Shaw Stadium.
Michel had a goal and an assist to help FC Dallas beat Seattle 2-0 on Saturday, preventing the Sounders from clinching a playoff spot.