MLS Snapshot: FC Dallas 2-2 Sporting KC (video)

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The game in 100 words (or less): For 65 minutes, very little of note was achieved by FC Dallas and Sporting Kansas City. In the 10 minutes that followed, the two sides combined for a four-goal explosion that saw FCD go ahead first, through Tesho Akindele, followed by a brace from Dom Dwyer, and finally a bicycle-kick equalizer for Maximiliano Urruti. The quality of goals the level of disarray on display were equally impressive. With FCD dropping two points their three-point lead in the Supporters’ Shield race could be reduced to a single point if the Colorado Rapids, who take on the LA Galaxy late Saturday night, are victorious. The draw also sees Sporting KC go three points clear of the San Jose Earthquakes, who currently occupy the first non-playoff place in the Western Conference.

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Three Four moments that mattered 

66′ — Akindele heads home an inch-perfect cross — Crosses don’t come anymore perfect than this one from Atiba Harris. The simplest of headers for Akindele.

68′ — Dwyer answers right away for 1-1 — Brad Davis notched his first assist as a Sporting player, and Dwyer bagged his 11th goal of the season, just two minutes later.

73′ — Dwyer powers through to make it 2-1 — Dwyer’s first touch gets away from him, but no worries, because Walker Zimmerman is right there to play the ball into his path. Just how Dwyer drew it up, probably.

76′ — Urruti hops on his bike to level things up — The ball hits the corner of the goal, soars high in the sky, and falls to Urruti for the overhead kick. Can’t make this stuff up.

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Man of the match: Dom Dwyer

Goalscorers: Akindele (66′), Dwyer (68′, 73′), Urruti (76′)