Sporting KC earns 2-2 draw against FC Dallas

FRISCO, Texas -- Maximiliano Urruti's goal in the 76th minute capped a flurry of four goals in 10 minutes and allowed FC Dallas to earn a 2-2 draw with Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night that pushed its unbeaten home streak to 18 games.Maynor Figueroa sent a ball from the left side to the goal that Sporting KC keeper Alex Kann declined to play. It went off the post out front...
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August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Scouting FC Dallas-Chicago: Dallas needs to make up for absence of suspended Maynor Figueroa

Chicago at FC Dallas 8 p.m. Saturday. TV: Ch. 21, TWC Sports Channel (outside Dallas area). Radio: KFLC-AM 1270 (Spanish); KWRD-FM 100.7About ChicagoThe Fire (4-8-5, 17 points) sit ninth in the Eastern Conference after defeating Sporting Kansas City 1-0 on Wednesday at Toyota Park. The start of that match was delayed 105 minutes because of heavy storms in the area. ... F Michael...
Via SportsDay
July 15, 2016

FC Dallas losing two big-time players to international duty

Once again, FC Dallas finds itself without a few key contributors. Two of the team's most aggressive players, midfielder Carlos Gruezo and defender Maynor Figueroa, are out on national team duty.That plus a few injury absences means coach Oscar Pareja will again have to get creative with his starting XI when his side visits the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday."The team keeps moving...
Via SportsDay
May 26, 2016

Colorado Rapids busy with roster moves and preseason travel preparation

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit With the Colorado Rapids home opener just over six weeks away, the roster is being finalized, training has officially begun and the first...
Via Mile High Sports
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Doyle's late goal lifts Rapids over Sporting KC, 2-1

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) Kevin Doyle broke a tie in the 76th minute and the Colorado Rapids held on to beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Saturday night. Vicente Sanchez's cross reached Doyle and his header from edge of the 6-yard box gave Colorado the advantage. Sporting's Dominic Dwyer nearly tied it in the 87th minute, but Clint Irwin denied him from close range and the follow...
Via Associated Press
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rapids add two defenders as transfer window shuts

With the MLS transfer window now closed, the Colorado Rapids made two defensive acquisitions before the deadline as well as transferring Shane O’Neill to Europe. The club announced through news releases on Friday the signing of Sean St. Ledger and Maynor Figueroa. Ledger is an Irish international that has a tremendous amount of experience having played 12 years in England mainly...
Via Mile High Sports
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Stoke’s Stephen Ireland Suffers Gruesome Gash During Premier League Game

Stoke City midfielder Stephen Ireland was substituted at halftime of Saturday’s Premier League game against Hull City. The soccer world discovered why Sunday. A heavy tackle by Hull City fullback Maynor Figueroa caused a deep gash on Ireland’s right calf. The Telegraph published a photo of Ireland’s gruesome wound Sunday, and the image has since...
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Points: USA continues evolution and reinforces trends in draw with Honduras

BOCA RATON, Fla. The suddenly common story line requires a caveat. United States coach Jürgen Klinsmann and his players want to win these friendlies. They do not want to concede late goals to Enner Valencia, Maynor Figueroa or any other Premier League player willing to pop up at the death to snatch a result for their team. Much of the focus in the wake of the Americans’ 1-1 draw...
Via FOX Sports
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Honduras scores late for 1-1 draw with US

BOCA RATON, Florida (AP) Maynor Figueroa headed in a late goal to give Honduras a 1-1 draw with the United States in an international friendly Tuesday. Jozy Altidore marked the return to his hometown by opening the scoring in the 10th minute for his 24th international goal. Mix Diskerud intercepted a pass and Michael Bradley sent a long ball from midfield, where Altidore chested...
Via Associated Press
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Late equalizer spoils USA's experiment vs. Honduras in friendly

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- This scene played out a bit differently in East Hartford on Friday, but the pain of another late goal felt all too familiar for the United States. Maynor Figueroa played the role performed by Enner Valencia a few days earlier and stunned the Americans with another late equalizer. His header in the 86th minutes lifted Honduras to a 1-1 draw at FAU Stadium and sent...
Via FOX Sports
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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