Avila lifts FC Dallas to 2-2 tie with Crew

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Eric Avila scored in the 93rd minute to lift FC Dallas to a 2-2 tie with the Columbus Crew on Saturday night.

Avila, who entered the game in the 75th minute, fired a shot from near the top of the penalty arc and into the right corner of the net for. Jeff Cunningham also scored for FC Dallas (0-0-2), converting a penalty kick in the 29th minute.

Andy Moffat tied the score at 1-1 in the 52nd minute and Guillermo Barros Schelotto gave Columbus (1-1-0) a 2-1 lead in the 82nd. Moffat took a pass from Steven Lenhart and fired a shot from the top of the penalty box and into the top left corner of the net. Schelotto rebounded his own missed penalty kick and angled a header into the right corner of the net.

Updated April 10, 2010