Castrillon & Rivero Lift Rapids Past FC Dallas
Daniel Hernandez of the FC Dallas reacts as he leaves the field after being shown the red card during the first half of a soccer game against the Colorado Rapids at FC Dallas Stadium on May 6, 2012 in Frisco, Texas. (credit: Brandon Wade/Getty Images)
FRISCO (AP) - Jaime Castrillon and Martin Rivero scored in a 13-minute span in the second half to help the Colorado Rapids beat nine-man FC Dallas 2-0 on Sunday night.
Castrillon scored his third goal of the season on a headeer in the 61st minute, and Rivero added his first MLS goal in the 74th. Brian Mullan assisted on both goals.
Colorado improved to 5-5-0, and Dallas dropped to 3-4-3.
Dallas’ Daniel Hernandez and Blas Perez were given red cards in the first half. Herdnandez was ejected in the 34th minute, and Perez in the 36th.
Hernandez received a first yellow card in the 25th minute for dissent, then got another when he failed to pull out of a late challenge on Rivero in the 34th.
Perez drew a straight red card for reckless tackle on Drew Moor.
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