Adi, Akindele on target in MLS thriller


Major league soccer witnessed a thriller of a match on Sunday when FC Dallas which has little known Nigerian Tesho Akindele on their pay roll clashed with the club of one-time Super Eagles invitee Fanendo Adi, Portland Timbers.

In a keenly contested encounter Fanendo Adi gave Timbers a 1-0 lead at halftime, evading his defender to head in David Guzmán’s free kick.

Former Timbers​ player, Maximiliano Urruti drew Dallas level in the 61st minute with his fourth goal of the season, dribbling into space and hitting a shot into the top left corner past goalkeeper Jeff Attinella.

Portland regained the lead 10 minutes later courtesy of a first MLS goal for Sebastián Blanco.

Akindele scored his first goal for Dallas in the 80th minute to level the tie and end the game 2-2.

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