Chivas USA vs. FC Dallas recap: Goats draw 1-1 to break losing streak

Victor Decolongon - Getty Images

Chivas USA broke a long losing streak on Sunday and in the process, played the spoiler role.

FC Dallas came to the Home Depot Center needing a win to pull closer to the Vancouver Whitecaps for the fifth and final playoff spot, but Chivas USA was able to score a second-half equalizer and come away with the 1-1 draw. The results broke a seven-game losing streak for the Goats, and leaves FC Dallas four points behind the Whitecaps with two matches to play.

Dallas jumped out to an early lead when Blas Perez netted a goal in the eighth minute. It was Perez's eighth goal of the season, but was all FC Dallas could muster after dominating much of the first half.

Chivas USA tied the game in the 67th minute when Jorge Villafaña knocked home a cross from Miller Bolaños. The goal was Villafaña's second of the season and broke a scoreless streak that dated back to a 2-1 loss to the Seattle Sounders on Sept. 8th.

The Goats were close to pulling the upset, as they had several chances in the second half. FC Dallas goalie Kevin Hartman made seven saves to preserve the point for his club.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.