D.C. 2 – Revs 3- No home advantage for Black-and-Red as Revs win

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New England Revolution beats D.C. United 3-2 on Thursday at Audi Field. After today’s result, D.C. and Revs currently occupy 8th and 1st spots in the table, with 41 points and 66 points respectively after 40 matches.

After an un-eventful first half, D.C. certainly were out of the blocks quickly in the second half, thanks to a goal from Robertha, at 52 minutes. However, they were unable to maintain their lead, Buksa managed to equalize and take the sides off, 61 minutes in at 1-1. Revs looked to have the game under control when they scored again and incerased their lead, thanks to a goal from Carles Gil, 64 minutes in to establish a 2-1. The momentum was now with Revs, who then scored again through a goal from Bou in the 80th minute to establish a 3-1. In the end though, Black-and-Red just before the final whistle hit back though via a Ábila goal. The game ended with a 3-2 victory for Revs.

For D.C., Perez, Paredes, Moreno, Alfaro and Ábila, came on for Skundrich, Mora, Canouse, Chris Odoi-Atsem and Kamara. Revs replaced Caicedo, Traustason, Bunbury, Boateng and Caldwell with Polster, Buchanan, Bou, Carles Gil and Mcnamara.

There were bookings for Felipe Martins from D.C., and Polster, for Revs.

Revs and D.C. will next play away to Orlando City and New York respectively.

Technical card:
D.C. United: Hamid, Birnbaum, Pines, Chris Odoi-Atsem (Alfaro, min.81), Felipe Martins, Canouse (Moreno, min.73), Julian Gressel, Mora (Paredes, min.68), Skundrich (Perez, min.67), Robertha and Kamara (Ábila, min.81)
New England Revolution: Turner, Henry Kessler, Farrell, Dejuan Jones, Bye, Polster (Caicedo, min.46), Buchanan (Traustason, min.81), Mcnamara (Caldwell, min.89), Carles Gil (Boateng, min.87), Buksa and Bou (Bunbury, min.86)
Stadium: Audi Field
Goals: Robertha (1-0, min. 52), Buksa (1-1, min. 61), Carles Gil (1-2, min. 64), Bou (1-3, min. 80) and Ábila (2-3, min. 93)

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