KC extends Revolution slide, 1-0

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KC extends Revolution slide, 1-0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Teal Bunbury scored in the 20th minute to give Sporting KC a 1-0 victory over the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night.

Sporting KC (11-8-4) snapped a three-match (0-2-1) winless streak and clinched the three-match season series against New England with two wins and a tie.

New England (6-11-5) had its winless skid extended to five matches (0-4-1), having scored just two goals over the span. The Revolution were shutout in all three matches against Sporting KC this season, including a 3-0 loss on March 17 and a 0-0 draw on July 21.

New England has just one win among its last nine matches (1-4-4) and slipped to 5-3-3 at home.

New England surrendered the first goal in a match for the 11th time this season when Bunbury beat a New England defender to a high bouncing ball, spun free on the left side and beat onrushing goalkeeper Matt Reis with a right-footed shot to the lower right corner for his fourth goal of the season.

New England wasted two prime scoring chances.

Congo-born Dimitry Imbongo, getting his first start at striker for the Revolution, collected a cross from Benny Feilhaber in the 36th minute, but sent a wide-open blast from atop the penalty box area way over the net. In the 49th minute, Imbongo headed Ryan Guy's cross over the crossbar from point-blank range.

Sporting KC goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen notched his 10th shutout of the season, having to make just three saves and facing just one corner kick, in the 76th minute. Nielsen preserved the shutout with a save on a left-footed shot off the left flank by New England's Chris Tierney at 86.

Ola Kamara scores twice as Crew beat Revs, 2-0

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Ola Kamara scores twice as Crew beat Revs, 2-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ola Kamara scored his 14th and 15th goals of the season and the Columbus Crew beat the New England Revolution 2-0 on Sunday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. 

Columbus (7-11-11), which played in the 2015 MLS Cup, is ninth in the Eastern Conference, but only five points behind D.C. United for the final playoff spot. New England (9-13-9) is seventh, one point back. 

In the 42nd minute, Kamara slid a shot through the legs of defender Darrius Barnes and it got past a diving Brad Knighton. Kamara added a penalty-kick goal in the 84th after he was nudged from behind by London Woodberry. 

Kamara has scored five times in the last three games and leads all MLS newcomers for goals scored this season. He trails New York's Bradley Wright-Phillips by five goals for the MLS Golden Boot. 

Revolution forward Kei Kamara made his return to Mapfre Stadium after being traded from the Crew in May. 

Rowe scores twice, Revolution beat Impact, 3-1

Rowe scores twice, Revolution beat Impact, 3-1

MONTREAL - Kai Kamara scored in the first minute and Kelyn Rowe added two goals to help the New England Revolution beat the Montreal Impact 3-1 on Saturday night.

The Revolution (9-12-9), who lost to Dallas in the U.S. Open Cup final this week, posted a third straight win in Major League Soccer play with only their second road victory of the season. New England moved two points behind fifth-place Montreal in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

Didier Drogba scored on a penalty for Montreal (9-9-4), which has only one win in seven games. Perhaps more alarmingly, the Impact are 0-3-1 and have conceded 11 goals in their last four home games.