Revs battle Sporting KC to scoreless tie

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Revs battle Sporting KC to scoreless tie

KANSAS CITY, Kan. Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen made four saves for his league-leading ninth shutout of the season in a scoreless draw with the New England Revolution on Saturday night.

Sporting (11-6-4) moved one point behind first-place New York in the Eastern Conference. Nielsens shutout moved him one ahead of Vancouvers Joe Cannon.

Matt Reis earned his fourth shutout for New England (6-9-5), which is just 1-7-2 on the road.
Each goalie had to make a spectacular save to preserve the draw. Nielsen punched out Ryan Guys header in the 15th minute, and Reis made a diving fingertip save to deflect Jacob Petersons header in the 52nd.

Reis spent several minutes on the field late in stoppage time after colliding in the air with Sporting forward Kei Kamara, but was able to finish out the match.

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