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Jara, Ricaurte Score to Help FC Dallas Beat Dynamo 2-1

Franco Jara #29 of FC Dallas controls the ball during the MLS game between FC Dallas and Houston Dynamo at Toyota Stadium on Sept. 12, 2020 in Dallas, Texas
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Franco Jara and Andres Ricaurte scored to help FC Dallas beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on Saturday night.

Ryan Hollingshead tapped it to Michael Barrios, who lofted a one-touch pass to Jara for a half-volley finish to make it 2-1 in the 61st minute.

Dallas (3-2-4) has just one loss in its last six games.

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Ricuarte scored his first MLS goal -- in his second game -- to open the scoring in the 28th minute. Memo Rodriguez tied it for the Dynamo in the 41st, blasting a rising right-footer into the corner of the net of a set piece.

Houston (3-3-5) had its six-game unbeaten streak snapped and lost for the first time since a 2-1 loss at Portland on July 18.

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