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Revs and Fire fall
May 20th, 2010 2:01AM
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TAGS:  france, mls, portugal


[MLS] Both MLS teams in action on Wednesday against foreign opposition fell. The New England Revolution lost to Portuguese champion Benfica, 4-0, before 12,735 rain-soaked fans at Gillette Stadium, while the Chicago Fire dropped a 1-0 decision to Paris St. Germain in the Sister Cities International Cup.

Benfica raced out to a 3-0 lead at the half on goals by Filipe Menezes, Sidnei and Cesar Peixoto and Brazilian Alan Kardec scored on a free kick to close out the scoring in the 55th minute.

The win Benfica's third in three meetings against the Revs.

New England gave tryouts to Serbian Ivan Gvozdenovic and Haitian Jean-Baptiste Fritzson, both starters.

Clement Chantome had the only goal for PSG against the Fire, who gave rookie Sean Johnson the start in goal.

PSG moves into Saturday's final of the at Toyota Park. It will meet Red Stars Belgrade, a 1-0 winner over Legia Warsaw on Milos Trifunovic's goal.

The Fire plays Legia in the consolation game.

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