- The Washington Times - Monday, August 24, 2009

From combined dispatches

RED BULLS 3, FC DALLAS 2: Juan Pablo Angel scored his second goal with two minutes left in regulation, helping New York beat FC Dallas in East Rutherford, N.J., on Sunday and snap a 13-match winless streak.

It was the Red Bulls’ first victory since May 8 against San Jose and gave interim coach Richie Williams a win in his debut. Williams, a former D.C. United standout, took over after Juan Carlos Osorio resigned Friday.

FC Dallas (6-11-5) dropped to 0-4-1 in its past five road matches.

Angel missed the previous two matches with a concussion suffered in CONCACAF Champions League play. Angel scored the go-ahead goal when he knocked in the rebound of Macoumba Kandji’s shot in the 88th minute.

His goal came after former teammate Dave van den Bergh picked up a loose ball from 20 yards out and knocked it past Red Bulls goalkeeper Danny Cepero in the 73rd minute to tie the score.

Angel gave New York a 1-0 lead in the fourth minute when he took a pass from Alberto Celades and eluded defender Pablo Richetti to put a high chip over the head of FC Dallas goalkeeper Dario Sala and into the net.

FIRE 3, RAPIDS 2: Dasan Robinson scored in second-half injury time to cap Chicago’s three-goal rally in 18 minutes for a win over Colorado in Bridgeview, Ill.

Robinson’s header from six yards beat Matt Pickens to the left side of the net for the Fire (10-5-8), who trailed 2-0 in the 58th minute after a pair of goals by Rapids striker Omar Cummings in a 10-minute span.

Though he was already on a yellow card, Robinson celebrated the winner by taking his jersey off and getting himself a red, but the Rapids (8-7-6) were unable to find a late equalizer to salvage a point.

Cuauhtemoc Blanco started the comeback by converting a penalty in the 72nd minute before Mike Banner tied the match at 2-2 with a 16-yard shot in the 85th.

Chicago moved within one point of Columbus for the Eastern Conference lead, while Colorado remained fifth in the West.

REVOLUTION 3, REAL SALT LAKE 1: Kheli Dube scored three goals to give New England a win over Real Salt Lake in Foxborough, Mass.

Dube scored his first goal in the ninth minute, when he converted a low cross from midfielder Mauricio Castro. The Zimbabwean forward followed 20 minutes later when he knocked in a rebound after Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando made a diving save on Michael Videira.

Dube, a finalist for MLS rookie of the year after scoring four goals last year, completed the first hat trick of his career in the 67th as he flicked a cross by Shalrie Joseph into the back of the net.

Real Salt Lake got a consolation goal with five minutes to play when forward Pablo Campos’ header in front of the net ricocheted off defender Darrius Barnes and past goalkeeper Matt Reis.

DYNAMO 1, SOUNDERS FC 1: Seattle salvaged a draw with host Houston with a goal in the 70th minute as it kept pace with Chivas USA in third place in the Western Conference.

Geoff Cameron scored in the 36th minute for Houston, but Nate Jaqua answered to tie it. The Dynamo extended their conference lead to five points over the Galaxy.

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