Earthquakes edge FC Dallas 2-1

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Associated Press

Posted on May 11, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Updated Sunday, May 11 at 1:04 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Cordell Cato scored his first goal of the season and the San Jose Earthquakes survived a full half playing a man down to beat FC Dallas 2-1 Saturday.

San Jose (2-3-4) stretched its unbeaten streak at home to three matches despite losing winger Shea Salinas to a straight red card after a studs-up tackle on Dallas defender Zach Loyd just before halftime.

FC Dallas (5-5-1) slid to its fourth straight loss despite a stinging 20-yard free-kick goal by Michel in the 76th minute.

Cato burst in behind the Dallas defense to give San Jose a 1-0 lead in the 25th minute, and San Jose doubled its lead off an own goal by Dallas substitute David Texeira in the 73rd minute.

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