Atiba Harris scores twice as Rapids draw with Dallas 2-2

“Once we got our feet off the ground and tried to push for a goal, we got it. They came right back at us. You just learn from it, that’s all we can do.” Edson Buddle, Colorado Rapids forward

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (Saturday, June 1, 2013) – Four goals within 10 minutes in the second half saw the Colorado Rapids take two leads, only to have FC Dallas quickly equalize. Atiba Harris scored twice for Colorado, but Blas Perez also notched a pair of goals for the visitors. The Rapids are now unbeaten in six matches, and hold a 5-1-4 (W-L-T) record in the last 10 games.

The Rapids have two weeks before their next home game, taking on the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday, June 15 at 7:00 p.m. MT at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City. Colorado then closes the month of June with three away matches before returning home on July 4 and 7 for a pair of matches, both with postgame fireworks. Tickets are available by visiting www.ColoradoRapids.com or calling 303-825-GOAL.

COLORADO RAPIDS 2:2 FC DALLAS

June 1, 2013 – Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, Colo.

Scoring Summary:

COL – Atiba Harris 3 (Marvell Wynne 1) 56’

DAL – Blas Pérez 4 (unassisted) 61’

COL – Atiba Harris 4 (Chris Klute 3) 64’

DAL – Blas Pérez 5 (Jackson 3) 66’

Colorado Rapids lineup: Clint Irwin, Marvell Wynne, Drew Moor, Shane O’Neill, Chris Klute, Nathan Sturgis (Germán Mera 90+’), Hendry Thomas, Dillon Powers, Atiba Harris, Deshorn Brown (Danny Mwanga 88’), Edson Buddle

Substitutes not used: Steward Ceus, Anthony Wallace, Brian Mullan, Nick LaBrocca, Pablo Mastroeni, Kevin Harbottle

FC Dallas lineup: Raul Fernandez, Zach Loyd, George John, Matt Hedges, Jair Benitez (London Woodberry 88’), Jackson, David Ferreira (Eric Hassli 90+’), Michel, Andrew Jacobson, Fabian Castillo (Ramon Nunez 85’), Blas Perez

Substitutes not used: Chris Seitz, Bradlee Baladez, Stephen Keel, Bobby Warshaw,

Disciplinary Summary:

COL – Dillon Powers (caution) 59’

DAL – Michel (caution) 63’

DAL – Andrew Jacobson (caution) 90+

Attendance: 17,551

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