Fire burns Revs playoff hopes, 3-2

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Fire burns Revs playoff hopes, 3-2

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) Sebastian Grazzini, Dominic Oduro and Patrick Nyarko scored to help the Chicago Fire beat the New England Revolution 3-2 on Sunday.

The Fire have won three of their last four Major League Soccer games. They face Real Salt Lake on Wednesday night.

Midfielder Ryan Guy scored two goals in the final three minutes, but New England dropped its fourth match in the last nine starts (1-4-5).

Revolution goalkeeper Matt Reis was whistled for tripping Nyarko in the penalty area in the fourth minute, setting up Grazzinis penalty kick score.

The Fire made it 2-0 in the ninth minute. Oduro broke through the defense, took Grazzinis feed and faked Reis before kicking the ball into an open net for his team-leading 11th goal of the year.

Nyarko capped the Chicago scoring in the 30th minute, giving the Fire their first 3-0 lead in three seasons.

Chicago goalkeeper Sean Johnson lost his shutout in the 90th minute. Guy chipped a shot over Johnson from 25 yards for his first goal of the year, then converted a hard shot in the first minute of stoppage time.

-- The Associated Press

Draw with Earthquakes extends Revolution's winless streak

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Draw with Earthquakes extends Revolution's winless streak

SAN JOSE, Calif. - David Bingham had his sixth shutout of the season and the San Jose Earthquakes tied New England 0-0 on Wednesday night, extending the Revolution's winless streak to five games.

Bingham, who was tied for second in MLS soccer with 12 shutouts last season, had three saves - including a stop on Diego Fagundez's shot in the 86th minute.

The Revolution haven't scored since a 3-1 victory over Chicago on Aug. 9, a stretch of more than 270 minutes.

New England (6-11-8) had beaten San Jose three straight times.

San Jose (7-7-10) has just one loss in its last seven matches. 

Feldman: Revs generated attacks by couldn’t break through

Feldman: Revs generated attacks by couldn’t break through

Brad Feldman and Paul Mariner discuss the multiple chances that the Revs had but couldn’t score a goal as they get shutout and lose 2-0.