COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Marvin Chavez scored two goals and Chivas USA ended an eight-game winless streak with a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Sunday.
Erick Torres opened the scoring with his eighth goal of the season in the 56th minute for Chivas, which had gone 0-5-3 since beating the Chicago Fire in its season opener.
Torres’ header beat goalkeeper Clint Irwin after Chivas didn’t put a shot on goal in the first half. Chavez broke free on a breakaway to beat Irwin in the 67th minute and again off a cross in the 76th minute.
Deshorn Brown scored in stoppage time for Colorado, the Rapids third goal in five games.
The Rapids were without leading scorer Vicente Sanchez. who missed a second straight game with a sprained left knee.
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