Cannon, Long, Amon make US debuts vs Peru
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Right back Reggie Cannon, central defender Aaron Long and midfielder Jonathan Amon were given debuts as U.S. interim coach Dave Sarachan made nine changes for Tuesday night's exhibition against Peru.
Left back Ben Sweat also was in the starting lineup after making his debut as a 75th-minute substitute in Friday's 4-2 loss to Colombia.
Injured McKennie to miss US games vs Colombia, Peru
CHICAGO (AP) — Midfielder Weston McKennie injured his right adductor muscle and will miss the United States' exhibition games against Colombia and Peru.
McKennie, a 20-year-old Texan, scored his first two professional goals in the past week for Schalke, against Lokomotiv Moscow in the Champions League and Fortuna Duesseldorf in the Bundesliga.
He has been replaced on the 23-man roster by Toronto midfielder Marky Delgado.
Gruezo, Acosta help FC Dallas beat Fire 3-1
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Carlos Gruezo scored his second MLS goal to help FC Dallas beat the Chicago Fire 3-1 on Saturday night.
FC Dallas (10-3-5) is unbeaten in 11 home matches this season and has won three of its last four overall.
Gruezo, a 23-year-old midfielder, side-footed a volley, off a cross from Reggie Cannon, to give FC Dallas a 1-0 lead in the 27th minute.
Whitecaps rally for 2-2 draw with FC Dallas
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Kei Kamara scored from the spot in the 10th minute of second-half stoppage time and the Vancouver Whitecaps tied FC Dallas 2-2 on Saturday.
Kamara's low, hard blast to the left went through with a deflection off goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer. Maurer was called for the penalty for a takedown of Anthony Blondell as Vancouver (4-5-4) was making a last-ditch effort to tie it.
RSL’s late own goal lifts FC Dallas to 1-1 draw
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Real Salt Lake's Marcelo Silva scored an own goal in the 86th minute and FC Dallas escaped the season opener with a 1-1 draw Saturday night.
Maximiliano Urruti dribbled in from the right corner of the 18-yard box and fired a low hard cross that Silva deflected it into the top of the net.
Joao Plata opened the scoring for Real Salt Lake in the 25th minute. His cutback caused defender Reggie Cannon to overrun the pursuit and he finished with a drive into the far corner.