Colorado Rapids tie FC Dallas in season opener

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FC Dallas defender Matt Hedges (24) and Colorado Rapids forward Diego Rubio (11) battle for the ball during an MLS soccer match, Saturday, April 17, 2021, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jimmy Maurer made six saves to help FC Dallas secure a point in a 0-0 tie with the Colorado Rapids in the season opener for both teams.

It’s the 12th consecutive year Dallas has earned at least a point in its season-opening contest with seven wins and five draws. Dallas hasn’t lost an opener since 2009 when the Chicago Fire won 3-1.

Maurer’s last big save of the night came late in the game when he denied former teammate Michael Barrios. William Yarbrough made four saves for the Rapids.

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