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Diaz scores late in FCD's defeat of Portland

Frisco, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Mauro Diaz netted a late winner at Toyota Stadium on Saturday to give FC Dallas a 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers, the club's third win of the young season.It was Diaz's second goal of the season and his first since the club's opening match on March 8 as his 84th-minute strike on Saturday brings Dallas to 10 points through three games. The club, unbeaten under the guidance of new head coach Oscar Pareja, sits atop the overall MLS table.FC Dallas nearly took the lead when JeVaughn Watson met a cross in the 27th minute only to see his header come back off the crossbar.It would be one of Watson's final contributions to the match as he and Portland's Michael Harrington were sent off five minutes before halftime for their involvement in a minor scuffle.Dallas was first to adjust to being reduced to 10 men as Blas Perez turned in a header from close range in first-half stoppage time to give the home side the lead.Portland managed to get on level terms i...

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    Blas Perez scored in the second half, Raul Fernandez made three saves for his fourth shutout of the season and FC Dallas beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 Saturday ni...

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  3. Perez rescues 10-man FC Dallas in draw with Union

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  7. Perez leaves it late as FC Dallas edges New England

    Blas Perez's tally just three minutes from time lifted FC Dallas to a 1-0 win over the New England Revolution on Saturday at Gillette Stadium.Dallas entered the matc...

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