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Revs hand Los Angeles rare defeat
July 8th, 2010 1:36AM

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[MLS] The New England Revolution pulled off the biggest upset of the MLS season when it ended a three-game losing streak with a 2-0 win over Los Angeles.

The loss was only the second of the season for the league-leading Galaxy, which was playing without World Cup star Landon Donovan, who was rested.

Second-half goals from Marko Perovic and Sainey Nyassi lifted the Revs over the Galaxy.

"[Galaxy coaches] Bruce [Arena] and David [Sarachan] have been here enough times to know that the one thing that they’re going to get is that we’re going to stand up and be counted," said Revs coach Steve Nicol. "I think we defended well. We hit numerous balls across the goal, which would’ve been nice to get somebody on the end of it, which we did manage to do. Eventually we got a break on the second goal. You know we haven’t had a break all season."

Saturday's six MLS games produced only eight goals. For the summaries, conference standings and weekend schedule ...

WEEK 15 RESULTS:
July 10 in Toronto
Toronto FC 1 Colorado 0.
Goal: Ibrahim (Barrett) 61.
Toronto FC -- Frei, Attakora, Gargan, Cann, Usanov, De Rosario, LaBrocca, Saric (Maicon Santos 46), Ibrahim, Barrett (Gala 69), White (Garcia 46).
Colorado -- Pickens, Kimura, Wynne, Moor, Earls (Palguta 63), Thompson (Lopez 76), Mastroeni, Cummings, Larentowicz, Smith (Clark 55), Casey.
Yellow Cards: Toronto FC -- Gargan 20.
Referee: Ricardo Salazar.
Attendance:
21,836.

July 10 in Houston
Houston 0 Columbus 0.
Houston -- Onstad, Hainault, Boswell, Robinson, Chabala, Cruz (Mullan 63), Mulrooney, Palmer, Ashe (Davis 68), Ching, Weaver.
Columbus -- Hesmer, Hejduk (O'Rourke 72), Iro, Marshall, Padula, Gaven, Carroll, Moffat, Rogers, Garey (Lenhart 66), Barros Schelotto (Ekpo 89).
Yellow Cards: Houston -- Hainault 73; Columbus -- Padula 88.
Referee:
Michael Kennedy.
Att.:
13,486.

July 10 in Kansas City
Kansas City 0 Chivas USA 2.
Goals: Braun 56, Braun 87.
Chivas USA --
Thornton (Kennedy 36), Trujillo, Umana, Cuesta, Jazic, Lahoud, Saragosa, Zemanski, Gavin (Romero 52), Padilla (Delgado 70), Braun.
Kansas City --
Nielsen, Harrington, Conrad, Thomas, Espinoza, Smith, Auvray, Arnaud, Jewsbury (Zusi 66), Wolff (Bunbury 71), Kamara.
Yellow Cards: Kansas City -- Conrad 81; Chivas USA -- Romero 74.
Referee: Hilario Grajeda.
Att.:
10,288.

July 10 in Chester, Pa.
Philadelphia 1 San Jose 2.
Goals: Fred (Mwanga) 14; Glen (Wondolowski) 45, Alvarez (Convey) 90.
Philadelphia --
Seitz, Orozco Fiscal,  Califf, Harvey, Arrieta, Fred (McInerney 81), Miglioranzi, Le Toux, Jacobson (Salinas 64), Moreno (Torres 55), Mwanga.
San Jose -- Busch, Hernandez, Burling, Opara, Corrales, Cronin, McDonald (Ring 88), Gjertsen, Convey, Glen (Johnson 67), Wondolowski (Alvarez 74).
Yellow Cards: Philadelphia -- Fred 52; San Jose -- Wondolowski 69, Corrales 93+.
Referee: Abiodun Okulaja.
Att.:
17,158.

July 10 in Foxboro, Mass.

New England 2 Los Angeles 0. Goals: Perovic 67, Nyassi 74.
Los Angeles -- Ricketts, Franklin, Leonardo, Berhalter, Dunivant, Alex Cazumba (Klein 77), Birchall (Lewis 71), Juninho, Stephens, Bowen (Gordon 63), Buddle.
New England -- Reis, Alston, Osei (Phelan 89), Barnes, Nyassi, Joseph, Griffiths (Niouky 28), Tierney, Sinovic, Schilawski (Dube 70), Perovic.
Yellow Cards: New England -- Nyassi 88; Los Angeles -- Bowen 43, Juninho 64.
Referee: Paul Ward.
Att.: 20,155.

July 10 in Harrison, N.J.
New York 0 D.C. United 0.
New York -- Coundoul, Borman, Ream, Mendes, Albright, Ubiparipovic, Lindpere, Stammler (Tchani 56), Richards (Kandji 76), Angel, Ibrahim (Miller 57)
D.C. United -- Perkins, James, Jakovic, Graye, McTavish, Pontius, Najar (Khumalo 88), Simms, King, Allsopp (Moreno 46), Quaranta (Cristman 72)
Yellow Card: New York -- Ibrahim 51.
Referee: Silviu Petrescu.
Att.: 16,239.

July 8 in Bridgeview, Ill.
Chicago 0 Real Salt Lake 1. Goal: Findley (pen.) 40.
Real Salt Lake -- Rimando, Russell, Olave, Borchers, Wingert, Williams (Alexandre, 76), Grabavoy, Morales, Johnson, Saborio (Beltran, 84), Findley (Espindola, 58).
Chicago -- Dykstra, Brown, Kinney, Watson-Siriboe, Krol, Pappa, Husidic (Bone, 85), Pause (Mapp, 46), Conde, Banner, Dimitrov (McBride, 46).
Yellow Cards: Chicago -- Conde 51; Real Salt Lake -- Johnson 69, Espindola 90.
Referee: Terry Vaughn.
Att.: 17,847.

WEEK 15 SCHEDULE (All times ET):
July 11
FC Dallas at Seattle 10:30 PM MLS Direct Kick

STANDINGS:
Eastern Conference:

P TEAM W-L-T (+/-)
28
Columbus 8-2-4 (+8)
26 New York 8-5-2 (-1)
22 Toronto 6-4-4 (+2)
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17
Chicago 4-5-5 (-1)
14 New England 4-9-2 (-11)
12 Kansas City 3-8-3 (-8)
12 D.C. United 3-9-3 (-14)
11 Philadelphia 3-8-2 (-9)
Western Conference
P TEAM W-L-T (+/-)
36 Los Angeles 11-2-3 (+18)
30 Real Salt Lake 9-3-3 (+17)
22 Colorado 6-4-4 (+3)
22 San Jose 6-4-4 (+2)
21 FC Dallas 5-2-6 (+4)
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19
Houston 5-7-4 (-1)
15 Seattle 4-7-3 (-7)
14 Chivas USA 4-9-2 (-4)

GOAL SCORERS:
10 Buddle (Los Angeles)
9 Angel (New York)
8 De Rosario (Toronto FC)
7 Saborio (Real Salt Lake)
6+2 Braun (Chivas USA)
6
Casey (Colorado)
6 Le Toux (Philadelphia)
6 Pappa (Chicago)
6 Kamara (Kansas City)
6 Wondolowski (San Jose)
5 Mwanga (Philadelphia)
5
Barros Schelotto (Columbus)
5 Montero (Seattle)
5
Schilawski (New England)
5 Zakuani (Seattle)



0 comments
  1. I w Nowozeniuk
    commented on: July 11, 2010 at 12:04 p.m.
    NYRB v DC match demonstarted the total ineptness of ball possession and the ability to effectively take advantage of those constant turnovers which almost inmmediately are turned over again...pitiful display of football.


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