The New England Revolution re-signed two second-year players Wednesday: forwardmidfielder Zak Boggs and goalkeeper Tim Murray. Terms of the deals were not released.
Boggs, 24, made nine appearances, including four starts, in his rookie season. He scored two goals, both coming in his first-career start on at Columbus. He missed the final 17 matches of the season after suffering a concussion in late June.
Murray, 23, finished last season as the teams second-string goalkeeper. He played for four years at Providence College.
Were pleased that both Zak and Tim are returning this year, Revolution Vice President of Player Personnel Michael Burns said in a release. Both are promising young players who have worked hard during preseason to earn spots on the team.
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.
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.