Revs look to defend home turf

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Revs look to defend home turf

The New England Revolution have been at their best when they're at Gillette Stadium, and they'll look to put together a two-game winning streak on Saturday night at home against the Houston Dynamo.

The Revs are coming off a 4-1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC last Saturday at Gillette Stadium. It marked New England's third home win of the season. Entering Saturday's match with the Dynamo, the Revolution are 3-1 in their own building.

Both New England and Houston enter the match tied for fifth place in the Eastern Conference (out of 10), with 12 points.

Jay Heaps' squad is looking for their third-straight win at home, and their fifth of the season, but they'll have to do it without midfielder Clyde Simms, who will miss Saturday's match with left ankle tendonitis, after having started in all 10 of the Revolution's games this season.

Also listed as "out" on the Revs' injury report is Sainey Nyassi (hamstring), Jeremiah White (concussion), Flo Lechner (metatarsal fracture), and Zak Boggs (ankle).

Wright-Phillips scores 16th goal, Red Bulls beat Revs 1-0

Wright-Phillips scores 16th goal, Red Bulls beat Revs 1-0

HARRISON, N.J. - Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his 16th goal of the season in the 55th minute and the New York Red Bulls beat the New England Revolution 1-0 on Sunday.

Revs goalkeeper Brad Knighton saved Alex Muyl's shot and Wright-Phillips put back the deflection with a half-volley into the right corner. Wright-Phillips has 61 goals in 100 career MLS games.

The Red Bulls (11-9-7) extended their undefeated streak to nine games and moved into a third-place tie in the East with the Philadelphia Union. The Revolution (6-12-9) are winless in their last six.

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.