Revs let one slip away against Crew, 3-1

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Revs let one slip away against Crew, 3-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Defender Julius James scored the go-aheadgoal in the 75th minute and the Columbus Crew overcame ahalftime deficit again for a 3-1 victory over the New EnglandRevolution on Saturday night.James put in a header off a corner kick by Josh Gardner thatbounced past goalkeeper Matt Reis.The Crew (10-7-7) remained first in the Eastern Conference andimproved to a league-best 2-0-4 when trailing after 45 minutes.Benny Feilhaber gave the Revolution (4-11-9) the lead justbefore the break on an 18-yard strike after the Crew haddominated possession.Columbus got the equalizer in the 54th when New England defenderKevin Alston redirected the ball into his own net.Emilio Renteria added an insurance goal in the 81st minute whenhe was unmarked 6 yards in front of the goal for an easy scoreafter taking a pass from Robbie Rogers.

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.