Revs blow two leads, draw with Real Salt Lake, 3-3

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Revs blow two leads, draw with Real Salt Lake, 3-3

SANDY, Utah (AP) Fabian Espindola scored the tying goal in the 83rd minute to give Real Salt Lake a 3-3 draw with the New England Revolution on Monday night.

RSL defender Nat Borchers was shown a red card and ejected in the 3rd minute after he took down Revolution midfielder Benny Feilhaber from behind in the box.Rajko Lekic took the ensuing penalty kick and blasted it into the upper left corner of the net to give New England (3-8-7) a 1-0 lead.Chris Tiereny made it 2-0 in the 16th minute.RSL coach Jason Kreis never felt doubt that his team could dig itself out of that hole produced by going down a man."As a coach you have a lot of faith in your group," Kreis said. "We've been through so many situations. We've been together so long, we've been through just about situation. Maybe not that one, but just about every other type. That's why I felt like we were going to get through this."Will Johnson tapped in a rebound in the 14th minute for RSL (7-3-6) and Alvaro Saborio tied it in the 56th minute for the Revolution on a penalty kick.Shalrie Joseph put New England up in the 63rd minute."It's kind of frustrating we were not able to hang onto the lead," said Joseph, after the Revolution blew leads of 2-0 and 3-2 during the course of the match. "That's our season so far. We just haven't been good enough so many times."Kreis was pleased with the effort of his team to get back in the game and snatch a point when the odds seemed to be against them."It was a wild and crazy game," Kreis said. "In the end, I guess the fireworks were out there on the field tonight even before (the fireworks show) after the game."It cemented a Salt Lake comeback coach Steve Nicol thought should never have occurred."We threw two points away," Nicol said.-- 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.