Trailing by a goal at halftime, Oscar Pareja made a request of his team. “We were behind by a goal and hadn’t played badly,” the Colorado Rapids coach said. “We needed to take more control of the tempo.”
With Conor Casey nursing an injury and Omar Cummings off serving with the Jamaica national team, the struggling Colorado Rapids needed some offense. Andre Akpan and Tony Cascio, two of their younger players, provided all they needed.
FC Dallas got goals from Fabian Castillo, Jair Benitez and David Ferreira in a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night that kept their faint playoff hopes alive.
Jaime Castrillon and Tony Cascio scored and the Colorado Rapids defeated the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Sunday.