MLS Game Summary - FC Dallas at Chivas USA

(Saturday, April 25, 2009)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: Chivas USA 2, FC Dallas 0

Carson, CA (Sports Network) - Atiba Harris and Alecko Eskandarian scored in the second half and Chivas USA beat 10-man FC Dallas, 2-0, on Saturday night to win its fifth game of the season.

Chivas (5-1-1) lost its first match Wednesday at Toronto FC but bounced back at The Home Depot Center, where it is now 4-0-0.

FC Dallas (1-4-1) goalie Dario Sala was ejected midway through the first half, and Chivas USA finally took advantage with goals in the 68th and 91st minutes.

Despite not being able to take advantage of the extra man in last 20 minutes of the first half, Chivas settled in after the break to solidify its grasp on the top spot in the Western Conference.

Mariano Trujillo and Paulo Nagamura assisted on Harris' goal in the 68th minute and substitutes Gerson Mayen and Eskandarian combined on the clincher in injury time.

Chivas goalie Zach Thornton made six saves to post the shutout.

Chivas will try to build on its win when it visits the San Jose Earthquakes on May 3. FC Dallas will try to rebound May 3 when it visits D.C. United.

04/26 01:13:09 ET