Paes has eight saves as Dallas beats St. Louis 2-0

FRISCO, Texas – Jesús Ferreira scored on a penalty kick and Nkosi Tafari added his first goal of the season to help FC Dallas beat St. Louis City SC 2-0 on Saturday night.

Maarten Paes had eight saves for Dallas. The 26-year-old had his first shutout since April 27 and his fourth of the season.

Ferreira opened the scoring from the spot in the 28th minute after Joakim Nilsson fouled Paul Arriola in the area.

Tafari headed into the net from Sebastian Lletget’s corner from the center of the penalty area to make it 2-1 in the 81st minute.

Dallas (4-8-5) snapped its four-game winless streak.

St. Louis (3-5-9) had 56% possession and defeated Dallas 22-10, 8-5 on goal.

St. Louis City’s Roman Bürki stopped three shots.