Oscar Pareja Not Ready to Get Complacent after US Open Cup Title

FC Dallas achieved something of major significance under the regime of Oscar Pareja after managing success at the U.S. Open Cup.

The team has not been successful in this competition since winning the title back in 1997. They have managed to finish as runners-up on two occasions in 2005 and 2007. It was third time lucky for the team after they managed to beat New England Revolution 4-2 in the final. Manager Oscar Pareja claimed that he is extremely happy to have achieved this significant victory, but he is now looking to add more titles to FC Dallas’ cabinet.

It has been a tough road to the final for FC Dallas, as they have had to beat the likes of Houston Dynamo and LA Galaxy on the way to the final. However, it looked like there were more difficult obstacles along the way after New England Revolution took the lead in the sixth minute throughAgudelo. A team that has demonstrated such fight to reach the final was not going to give up so easily, and they were back level quite quickly throughUrruti. This goal proved to be the impetus for Dallas to take a stranglehold on the game. Goals from Hedges, Diaz, and Urruti helped them establish a 4-1 lead before Agudelo’s second goal in the 73rd minute provided a few scares.
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Who will top the MLS scoring charts?

As we prepare to kick-off another MLS season, it’s looking as though we could be set to witness one of the most open campaigns in recent years. With a host of world-class players now plying their trade in the league, it’s widely expected that this will be the highest quality season in MLS history. One particularly intriguing race in 2016 is going to be in the goalscoring charts, where a number of the league’s best players will do battle to finish the season as the league’s top scorer.

Will reigning MLS MVP Sebastian Giovinco repeat his exploits from last season? Can David Villa score more than he did in his first campaign for New York City FC? How much does Didier Drogba have left? Continue reading Who will top the MLS scoring charts?