Revolution fall to Beckham's Galaxy, 1-0

Revolution fall to Beckham's Galaxy, 1-0

By Danny Picard
CSNNE.com

FOXBORO -- People showed up to Gillette Stadium to see David Beckham on Saturday night, and he didn't disappoint.

Beckham set up the only goal of the night, as the Los Angeles Galaxy defeated the New England Revolution, 1-0.

In the 69th minute, Beckham sent a deep cross from the right wing, and Miguel Lopez was able to get a piece of the ball, as it then bounced past a diving Matt Reis and into the low-left corner of the net.

The Revolution had a flurry of scoring opportunities in the second minute of extra time, but Revs forward Zack Schilawski was robbed by Galaxy goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts, and then moments later, Schilawski hit the cross-bar, as Los Angeles held on for the win.

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Highlights: Revs earn 2-1 win over Sounders

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Highlights from Gillette Stadium as the New England Revolution went down early but came back to get the 2-1 victory over Seattle.

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Femi's goal gives Revolution 2-1 win over Sounders

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Femi's goal gives Revolution 2-1 win over Sounders

It's the Femi show in New England these days. 

The New England Revolution played out 2-1 winners against the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night at Gillette Stadium thanks to a late goal by rookie substitute Femi Hollinger-Janzen. The goal was his second in the Revs' past three games.

With the match knotted at one in the 80th minute, Femi, who entered the game four minutes earlier, received a toe poke pass from Lee Nguyen about 20 yards from goal. The rookie nearly fell over when taking his first touch, but regained his balance before blasting a low strike through traffic inside Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei's left post.

Seattle, missing Clint Dempsey and Nelson Valdez to international duty, jumped out to an early lead in the seventh minute thanks to homegrown product Aaron Kovar. Kovar, starting for the third time in the past four games, netted his first professional goal when he corralled a poor punch from Revs keeper Bobby Shuttleworth at the top of the box, crossed up a defender as he brought the ball down to his right foot, and slotted home inside the left post.

The Revolution equalized in the 24th minute thanks to a Lee Nguyen penalty.