FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ryan Hollingshead and Walker Zimmerman each scored their first goal of the season — two minutes apart — and FC Dallas beat the Portland Timbers 2-1 on Wednesday night.
Hollingshead scored in the 55th minute to end Dallas' three-plus game scoreless stretch. His pass was deflected into the area and he raced to the loose ball to score with the outside of his foot. Zimmerman then headed in Mauro Diaz's corner kick for a 2-1 lead.
Dallas (6-4-2) was coming off a winless and goal-less three-game road swing. It was outscored 8-0 during the stretch and didn't have too many scoring chances in the first half against Portland.
The Timbers put FC Dallas in the hole in the third minute. Lucas Melano battled to gain possession on a cross and found an open Diego Valeri in front of goal.
Portland (3-5-3) has one win in seven games at Dallas.