Ulloa lifts FC Dallas past San Jose Earthquakes, 2-1
FRISCO, Texas (AP) Victor Ulloa slipped a shot underneath diving San Jose goalkeeper David Bingham in the 79th minute to give FC Dallas a 2-1 victory Sunday that eliminated the Earthquakes from the MLS Cup playoffs.
FC Dallas (18-10-6) came into the match tied with the New York Red Bulls for the Supporter’s Shield, which goes to the Major League Soccer team with the best record, but the Red Bulls, who had a better goal differential, claimed the title on the strength of their 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire.
Dallas boasted a 13-2-2 record at Toyota Stadium, but needed a second-half comeback to claim the final home victory.
Quincy Amarikwa scored in the 13th minute to give San Jose a 1-0 lead. Mauro Diaz scored the equalizer in the 38th minute.
San Jose (13-13-8) played a man down after Matias Perez Garcia was sent off for violent conduct in the 67th minute.