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Bonfigli lifts Real Salt Lake to draw at Dallas

Published: Thursday, July 2 2015 12:59 p.m. MDT

Real Salt Lake Paulo Junior (23) and FC Dallas Bobby Warshaw (16) battle for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in Frisco, Texas.  (LM Otero, Associated Press) Real Salt Lake Paulo Junior (23) and FC Dallas Bobby Warshaw (16) battle for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in Frisco, Texas. (LM Otero, Associated Press)

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Emiliano Bonfigli scored his first MLS goal in the 72nd minute to lift Real Salt Lake to a 1-1 draw with FC Dallas on Wednesday night.

Bonfigli, who entered the game in the 69th minute as a substitute for Paulo Junior, was playing in only his second MLS game and played only one minute in his previous appearance. Will Johnson set up the score with a pass that went between two FC Dallas defenders to Bonfigli, who raced past defender George John and scored from about 15 yards away.

Real Salt Lake (5-3-1) snapped a two-game losing streak.

Brek Shea scored on penalty kick in first half stoppage time for FC Dallas (3-3-2), which remained unbeaten at home at 3-0-2. The penalty kick was awarded after Tony Beltran was called for a handball inside the penalty area.

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