FOXBORO -- The New England Revolution scored four unanswered goals on Saturday night to get back on the winning track by defeating Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 4-1, at Gillette Stadium.
Vancouver's Eric Hassli gave his team an early 1-0 lead in the fifth minute, but New England quickly answered, thanks to Lee Nguyen's first of two goals, in the sixth minute.
Nguyen wasn't just scoring on Saturday night against his former Whitecaps club, he was also dishing. Saer Sene scored the eventual game-winner in the 24th minute, putting the Revs up 2-1 as he received a nice pass down inside the box from Nguyen, and Sene buried it low for the lead.
Shalrie Joseph made it 3-1 in the 33rd minute, as he finished a play from the middle of the box, after a Vancouver defender intercepted Sene's attempted pass out front from the right wing. Joseph stepped up to the loose ball, and put it home for the two-goal cushion.
The Revs weren't done just yet, as Nguyen added his second goal of the night in the 72nd minute, as he buried a deep shot from the left wing, outside of the box. Nguyen took a throw-in, knocked it down once with his foot, let it bounce, and booted it out of mid-air, and it ended up going top shelf, topping off one heck of a night for Nguyen and the Revs.
TORONTO - Drew Moor scored early and Sebastian Giovinco struck late and Toronto FC overcame a tight schedule turnaround to beat the New England Revolution 2-0 on Friday night.
Toronto was coming off a 1-1 tie Wednesday night in Montreal in the first leg of the Canadian Championship final. The Revs had been off since a 2-1 home loss to Chicago on Saturday.
Moor's 11th-minute goal looked to be enough, with Toronto goalkeeper Alex Bono preserving the win with a save on Teal Bunbury's header in the 88th minute. But Giovinco added an insurance goal deep into stoppage time, bringing down a high ball before beating a defender and banging a left-footed shot home for his 50th goal in MLS regular-season and playoff action.
MLS leading Toronto (10-2-5) has won seven straight at home. New England (5-7-5) is 0-6-3 on the road.
Nemanja Nikolic and Luis Solignac scored and the Chicago Fire handed the New England Revolution their first home loss of the season, 2-1 on Saturday night.
Nikolic scored his MLS-leading 13th goal in the 18th minute, beating an offside trap and, after having his initial shot blocked by goalie Cody Cropper, firing in the rebound.
Three quick passes found Solignac in front of the goal as he finished from close range in the 61st for his fourth goal.
New England scored in the 70th when Juan Agudelo kept the ball alive with a header off a cross with Antonio Mlinar Delamea then heading in the ball for his first MLS goal.
New England, which outshot Chicago 24-8, spent the remaining minutes on the attack but failed to get the equalizer despite several frantic moments in front of Chicago's net.
New England (5-6-5) had five wins and two draws at home before the loss. Chicago (9-3-4) is unbeaten in eight matches.