"Instead of folding, you fought all the way back and you could have very well won the game," Hyndman said. "I thought we had a very good game outside of the first 15 minutes."
Dallas outshot San Jose 17-7, taking all momentum after Michel's penalty kick. San Jose's Justin Morrow, who entered the game in the 66th minute as a substitute, was given a red card on a tackle from behind on Ramon Nunez in the 81st minute.
Four minutes later, both Dallas' Kenny Cooper and Bernardez were shown red cards after the Bernardez fouled Cooper, and Cooper retaliated with a shove to the ground and an intimidating hold to the defender's jersey.
Cooper and Bernardez have some history. The San Jose defender pushed Cooper out of bounds May 25 in the teams' first contest the season, leading to a concussion for Cooper.
"Of course we're fighting (for a playoff spot)," San Jose defender Clarence Goodson said. "It was a very interesting game."
San Jose midfielder Cordell Cato put a shot on target in stoppage time that was tipped over the net by Fernandez.
Dallas defender Kellyn Acosta said this game was the most physical he has been a part of.
"Their guys are huge )all of them," Acosta said. "They play more of a direct game. They play long balls, so that was a challenge for me."
Dallas outshot San Jose 9-3 in the second half.