The Colorado Rapids (7-11-1, 22 PTS) could not hold their 1-0 advantage heading into the second half of Saturday's match against last place FC Dallas (4-9-7, 19 PTS), and Colorado ultimately fell 2-1.
The Rapids took 15 attempts on the FC Dallas goal to their rivals' 10, but of the 15 attempts by the Rapids, only 4 shots proved on target. M Jeff Larentowicz led the team with 5 shots, but F Omar Cummings had the most crucial, landing the club's lone goal at 50 minutes.
Dallas' D Carlos Rodriguez evened the game at 1-1 at the 60-minute mark, and then F Fabian Castillo redirected a block shot for the game-winner at the 81-minute mark:
G Matt Pickens collected only 2 saves on the night while allowing a pair of goals. The 30-year-old goalie leads the MLS in saves and has already collected 72 on the season.
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