Cristian Colman scores two second-half goals, Dallas downs Montreal 2-1

Montreal Impact's Ballou Tabla is chased by FC Dallas' Hernan Grana during first half MLS action in Montreal on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press

Cristian Colman scored his first two goals of the season as FC Dallas came from behind to beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday night.

Colman scored two second-half goals for FC Dallas (9-3-7) as the visitors took top spot in the Western Conference with the victory.

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Michael Salazar scored the lone goal for Montreal (6-7-6), which lost at home for the first time in its last seven games in all competitions.

The biggest crowd of the season at Saputo Stadium – 20,481 fans were in the stands – watched their team fall apart in the second half and concede twice in 10 minutes.

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Colman scored his first of the evening in the 52nd minute. The forward got on the end of a low cross in the box that eluded three Montreal defenders for an easy tap-in past goalkeeper Evan Bush.

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In the 62nd, Colman gave the visitors the lead with a highlight-reel goal.

The 23-year-old Paraguayan, making just his seventh start of the season, beautifully chested down a long cross from Carlos Gruezo, evaded Bush’s charge in the box and easily
slotted home his second of the encounter.

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