Ryan Hollingshead scored in the 82nd minute, helping FC Dallas beat Inter Miami 2-1 on Wednesday night.
Dallas (7-5-7) had just one win in its last seven games.
Bryan Reynolds crossed to Hollingshed, who fired a shot from close range that beat goalkeeper John McCarthy. Franco Jara, who has five goals in the last 11 games for Dallas, scored on a penalty kick in the 60th. It was Jara's first goal in over a month.
Gonzalo Higuain slotted the ball between defenders to Rodolfo Pizarro, who scored in the 33rd minute for Miami (6-12-3).
Miami's Blaise Matuidi and Dallas' Fabrice-Jean Picault each missed header attempts in the first half.
Jimmy Maurer made five saves for Dallas. McCarthy finished with three.