VANCOUVER, B.C. – Jose Mari scored two goals three minutes apart in the second half and the Colorado Rapids beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Saturday.

Mari scored in the 79th and 82nd minutes — shortly after Vancouver’s Matias Laba was sent off for a deliberate hand ball that produced his second yellow card of the match.

In the next minute, Mari sliced home a left-footed shot off the goal post. With the Whitecaps still reeling, Mari scored on a chip shot from the top of the area.

Darren Mattocks scored for the Whitecaps in the 67th minute.

Other matches

FC Dallas 4, at Dynamo 1

Je-Vaughn Watson scored two second-half goals to help league-leading FC Dallas (4-0-1) beat Houston.

At Impact 2, Red Bulls 2

Felipe Martins scored in the 60th minute as Montreal rallied for a draw with visiting New York.

At Fire 2, Union 2

Juan Luis Anangono headed in the tying goal from a difficult angle in the 87th minute to give Chicago its fourth draw in a row.

Toronto FC 2, at Crew 0

Michael Bradley scored in the 11th minute and Issey Nakajima-Farran connected in the 85th as Toronto beat Columbus.

At D.C. United 2, Revolution 0

Andrew Dykstra, who made one save, earned a shutout in his first league start since July 2010 and D.C. United snapped a 15-match winless streak with a victory over New England.

At Sporting KC 0, Real Salt Lake 0

Defending champion Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt Lake battled to a draw in a rematch of last year’s MLS Cup. Salt Lake goalkeeper Jeff Attinella made nine saves, compared with one stop for Sporting’s Eric Kronberg.