Revs fall to Chicago, 2-1

Revs fall to Chicago, 2-1

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Chicago forward Calen Carr scored with justover seven minutes remaining Wednesday night to give the Fire to a 2-1victory over the New England Revolution.

Carr, in his firstappearance of the season, faked defender Darrius Barnes to the grassand beat goalkeeper Matt Reis with a hard shot from 19 yards. Carr hadmissed the season's first 16 games with a quadriceps injury.

Chicago(6-5-6) took sole possession of fourth place in the MLS' EasternConference with 24 points. New England (6-10-3), which had its eight-match unbeaten streak ended, is fifth with 21 points.

MarkoPerovic opened the scoring for New England in the 16th minute. He fakedFire midfielder Baggio Husidic to the ground, then ran wide to theright before sending a shot by diving goalkeeper Sean Johnson.

Husidicmade up for his miscue at 31:05, taking a feed from Brian McBride andbeating Reis with a slow roller just inside the left post.

-- The Associated Press

Agudelo's two goals lead Revs past Minnesota 5-2 in home opener


Agudelo's two goals lead Revs past Minnesota 5-2 in home opener

Juan Agudelo scored two goals to lead the Revolution to a 5-2 victory over Minnesota United in New England's home opener before 11,571 Saturday at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro.

Agudelo scored in the fourth and 41st minutes as the Revs - held to one goal in their first two games - picked up their first points of the season after opening with losses in Colorado and Dallas.

New England's original home opener, two weeks ago against Orlando, was postponed by cold weather. 

After Collen Warner's goal in the 15th minute tied it for expansion Minnesota, Kei Kamara (21st minute) and Lee Nguyen (penalty kick in the 32nd) made it 3-1 before Agudelo completed a four-goal outburst in the first half with his second goal of the game.

Nguyen's tally moved him into a tie with Steve Ralston for second place on the Revs career goals list with his 42nd. They trail Taylor Twellman (101).

Chris Tierney, playing in his 200th MLS game, all with the Revs, capped the scoring with a penalty-kick goal in the 52nd minute.

The Revs next play Sunday, April 2 on the road against the Portland Timbers.