Revs rally for 2-2 draw with Seattle

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Revs rally for 2-2 draw with Seattle

FOXBORO -- After jumping out to an early 1-0 lead, the New England Revolution allowed two first-half goals from Seattle's Eddie Johnson, and it looked as if the Sounders were going to hold on.

That was until Diego Fagundez put home a header in the 94th minute to tie the game at 2-2 and get the Revs a point in a 2-2 draw on Saturday night at Gillette Stadium.

New England got a 94th-minute goal last weekend to force a 2-2 draw in Toronto, and the Revolution were able to do it once again.

Saer Sene had his fair share of missed opportunities on Saturday night, but he also had New England's only goal. Sene finished a Blake Brettschneider pass out front in the 12th minute for an easy finish, putting the Revs up 1-0.

But Johnson tied the game in the 23rd minute on a header from the right post, and he then gave Seattle a 2-1 lead in the 36th minute.

Fagundez helped the Revs salvage a point after receiving a nice aerial pass from Fernando Cardenas in the final seconds of stoppage time.

Highlights: Revs earn 2-1 win over Sounders

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Highlights: Revs earn 2-1 win over Sounders

Highlights from Gillette Stadium as the New England Revolution went down early but came back to get the 2-1 victory over Seattle.

'Femi's fresh legs changed the tide' in Revs 2-1 over Sounders

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'Femi's fresh legs changed the tide' in Revs 2-1 over Sounders

Jays Heaps joins Revs Postgame Live to discuss his team being able to pull off the 2-1 win against the Seattle Sounders.

Femi's goal gives Revolution 2-1 win over Sounders

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Femi's goal gives Revolution 2-1 win over Sounders

It's the Femi show in New England these days. 

The New England Revolution played out 2-1 winners against the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night at Gillette Stadium thanks to a late goal by rookie substitute Femi Hollinger-Janzen. The goal was his second in the Revs' past three games.

With the match knotted at one in the 80th minute, Femi, who entered the game four minutes earlier, received a toe poke pass from Lee Nguyen about 20 yards from goal. The rookie nearly fell over when taking his first touch, but regained his balance before blasting a low strike through traffic inside Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei's left post.

Seattle, missing Clint Dempsey and Nelson Valdez to international duty, jumped out to an early lead in the seventh minute thanks to homegrown product Aaron Kovar. Kovar, starting for the third time in the past four games, netted his first professional goal when he corralled a poor punch from Revs keeper Bobby Shuttleworth at the top of the box, crossed up a defender as he brought the ball down to his right foot, and slotted home inside the left post.

The Revolution equalized in the 24th minute thanks to a Lee Nguyen penalty.