Revs victim of Hartman's 100th shutout, 1-0

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Revs victim of Hartman's 100th shutout, 1-0

FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Kevin Hartman got his 100th career shutoutand Martin Chavez scored in the 69th minute to give FC Dallas a1-0 win over the New England Revolution on Saturday night.The 37-year-old Hartman, in his 15th MLS season, needed to makejust two saves for his league-leading seventh shutout of theseason. Real Salt Lake's Nick Rimando is second in MLS with 79.The win extended Dallas' unbeaten streak to nine (6-0-3), six ofwhich have been shutouts, and solidified its second-placeposition in the Western Conference standings.The Revolution lost their third straight game and are winless insix road games, with two ties.After Dallas failed to convert numerous chances in the firsthour-plus, Chavez finally broke through with an outstandingindividual effort.After receiving a lead ball from Fabian Castillo, Chavez chargeddown the right side and managed to slip around Revolutiondefender A.J. Soares about a yard from the end line.Approaching the right post at a sharp angle, Chavez slotted ahard, low shot between goalkeeper Matt Reis and the goalpost forhis first goal of the season.Chavez had a chance to make it 2-0 in the 88th minute, but Reismade a spectacular diving stop on his 20-yard blast.

Revolution acquire defender Benjamin Angoua

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Revolution acquire defender Benjamin Angoua

The New England Revolution have acquired defender Benjamin Angoua on loan from EA Guingamp for the 2017 MLS season with the option to transfer permanently following the season. Angoua will be added to the Revolution roster upon the receipt of his International Transfer Certificate and P-1 Visa.
 
“With Benjamin’s experience, adding him to the Revolution was an important step for our club this offseason,” Revolution GM Michael Burns said. “We began this offseason with the goal of bringing in veteran players who are ready to contribute right away, so we are very pleased to have Benjamin with us as we head to preseason training in Arizona.”
 
Angoua, 30, has made a combined 309 appearances across all competitions in France, Hungary, and the Ivory Coast, recording five goals and two assists from the backline. He joins the Revolution after more than two seasons with EA Guingamp (2014-17) and previously played for FC Valenciennes (2010-14), both in France’s top-flight Ligue 1. An experienced defender, Angoua has registered 152 appearances, including 138 starts, in Ligue 1 competition since 2010.
 
The 6-foot, 160-pound Ivorian international also played with Budapest Honvéd (2006-10) in Hungary’s OTP Bank Liga, and Africa Sports (2004-06) in the Ivory Coast Ligue 1. Angoua has additional experience competing in the UEFA Europa League with both Guingamp and Budapest Honvéd.
 
At the international level, the Anyama native has recorded 17 caps and registered one goal for the Ivory Coast national team.