Sunday's MLS Capsules
Monday, June 13, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cristian Nazarit scored on a rebound in stoppage time to lift the Chicago Fire to a 1-0 victory over the Columbus Crew on Sunday, ending an 11-game winless streak.
Nazarit, who entered the in the 79th minute, was alone in front to put in the rebound of a shot by Orr Barouch that was saved by Crew goaltender William Hesmer.
The Fire (2-4-8) were 0-4-7 during their winless stretch and appeared headed to their third straight scoreless draw under interim coach Frank Klopas until Nazarit scored his first MLS goal in his fourth game.
Columbus (4-4-6) was outshot for the first time in 13 games and did not score for the first time in four games.
Sporting Kansas City 4, FC Dallas 1
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Graham Zusi scored two goals, including one off a stunning 50-yard free kick in the 55th minute, to help lift Sporting Kansas City end a 10-game winless stretch (0-6-4).
Kansas City got its first win since beating Chivas USA 3-2 in the season opener on March 19. Sporting had just two goals in the previous six matches.
For FC Dallas (7-4-4), the defeat was the first since April 17, snapping a nine-game unbeaten streak (6-0-3). Dallas had given up two goals with six shutouts in their previous seven contests.
Sporting played a man down from the 57th minute after Milos Stojcev was ejected after getting his second yellow card of the day.
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