Revs 2 – Union 1: Revs see off visitors at Gillette Stadium

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New England Revolution snatched all three points from Philadelphia Union in a 2-1 victory on Monday, at Gillette Stadium. After today’s result, Revs are currently 1st with 40 points from 24 matches, while Union sit in 5th, with 28 points from 24.

Revs started the first half well, thanks to Polster finding the net at the 10 minute mark. However, their lead was short-lived, as an equalizer from Aaronson in the 31st minute, brought Union level. Revs in turn, then responded, 39 minutes in increasing their lead with an effort from Bou. The score at half time was 2-1. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 2-1.

For Revs, Traustason, Caldwell and Bunbury, came on for Polster, Mcnamara and Bou. Union brought on Wagner, Przybyłko, Ilsinho, Bedoya and Gazdag, to replace Leon Flach, Santos, José Martinez, Mbaizo and Sullivan.

There were bookings for Mcnamara and Bunbury from Revs. For Union, Mbaizo, Elliott and Wagner saw yellow.

Union and Revs will next play away to Cincinnati and Toronto FC respectively.

Technical card:
New England Revolution: Turner, Henry Kessler, Farrell, Dejuan Jones, Bye, Polster (Traustason, min.46), Maciel, Mcnamara (Caldwell, min.75), Buchanan, Bou (Bunbury, min.90) and Buksa
Philadelphia Union: Blake, Elliott, Glesnes, Findlay, Mbaizo (Bedoya, min.57), José Martinez (Ilsinho, min.57), Leon Flach (Wagner, min.46), Jack Mcglynn, Sullivan (Gazdag, min.77), Santos (Przybyłko, min.46) and Aaronson
Stadium: Gillette Stadium
Goals: Polster (1-0, min. 10), Aaronson (1-1, min. 31) and Bou (2-1, min. 39)

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