Chicago scores 5 unanswered goals

CHICAGO (Feb. 12, 2017) — After falling behind 3-1, Chicago scored five straight to go ahead for good in a 7-4 win over Dallas at the Sears Centre Arena.

Forward Taylor Bond scored his 31st goal of the season and recorded his 11th assist to pace the Mustangs in their second-straight win over the weekend.

The Mustangs (9-7) conceded a second goal off a set piece with 5:30 remaining in the half, when midfielder Ricardinho Cavalcante flashed a pass off the back wall to defender T.J. Nelson to make it 3-1.

Chicago grabbed a crucial goal before the break as midfielder Efrain “Wilo” Martinez used an outside-inside touch to beat a defender and score with his right foot, with 1:10 left in the second frame.

The Mustangs knotted the game at 3 when Bond scored off a Chicago free kick, with a feed from Wilo with 11:47 left in the third period. Then, 10 minutes later, defender Ephraim Beard switched the attack to the right wing and midfielder Douglas Dos Santos scored with a shot to the back post for the first Mustang lead.

Dallas (7-11) fell behind by two to open the fourth quarter as midfielder Francisco “Paco” Gonzalez played a long ball to Bond for a flick-header goal. The Mustangs continued to pour on the scoring as Bond crossed the ball to the back post for defender Edwin Rojas for a tap-in.

Forward Osvaldo Rojas added a goal against six attackers to secure the win. It was his 12th goal in 14 games this season. Gonzalez added two assists for his seventh of the season.

The Mustangs host Cedar Rapids on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m., as they look for a four-game sweep of the Rampage.

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