The streak is over for FC Dallas. After not winning any games between the end of May and the middle of August, FC Dallas saw their 11-game winless run come to an end Wednesday night when they defeated Chivas USA 3-1.
Dallas got three second half goals from Blas Perez, David Ferreira and Ramon Nunez despite playing the last 10 minutes of the match down a man.
Schellas Hyndman's squad pressured Chivas early with various chances in a new 4-3-3 type formation. Maruo Diaz, Fabian Castillo and Perez all took their fair share of shots on Chivas keeper Dan Kennedy but were unable to put anything by the veteran goalkeeper in the first half.
Right before halftime, the home side broke through with Bryan de le Fuente scoring the game's first goal. The Chivas homegrown attacker snuck through the Dallas back line for an easy finish by Raul Fernandez.
Dallas would answer in the second half, first with Perez. Ferreira and Castillo helped set up the game-tying goal from Perez and the Panamanian did the rest for his ninth goal of the season.
The game appeared to be headed to a draw in the 80th minute when Jackson drew a second yellow on the night when he crashed into Chivas defender Carlos Bocanegra. Thankfully for Dallas fans, the Hoops found a break through in the 83rd minute when substitute Ramon Nunez slotted a ball to Ferreira in the penalty box and the former MLS MVP tucked it by Kennedy.
Nunez would score his first Dallas goal since 2007 moments later when he took a ball from Perez on a counter attack. Nunez made one cut by a defender and rifled a shot by Kennedy in the upper 90 of the goal.
The win helped break the winless streak on the season as well as the 10-game road winless streak that dated back to April.
Dallas will return home this Saturday for their third match in a week as they host the San Jose Earthquakes.