FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Zach Loyd and Ricardo Villar scored to help FC Dallas beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Sunday in the season opener for both teams.
Villar's goal in the 61st minute gave FC Dallas a 2-0 lead. Villar got a through ball from Blas Perez and chipped it over the head of Ryan Meara when the goalie came out of the box to try and defend the shot.
New York's Kenny Cooper scored in the 78th minute with a shot from the top right corner of the goalie's box.
The Red Bulls knocked FC Dallas out of the MLS Cup Playoffs last season with a 2-0 win in a wild-card match on the road.