MLS Roundup: Rowe's goal helps Revs top Red Bulls for first in East
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Kelyn Rowe broke a tie in the 65th minute and the New England Revolution beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Wednesday night to move into first place in the Eastern Conference.
New England (13-9-7) won its sixth straight game, matching a club record set in 2005. New York (13-8-6) lost for only the second time in its last 10 matches.
Diego Fagundez scored in his fourth straight game for New England in the second minute. Juan Agudelo one-touched a free kick into open space and Fagundez ran past the defense to send it home. In the second half, Scott Caldwell lofted a loose ball in front of the net and the uncovered Rowe volleyed it home.
Mike Grella tied it at 1 in the sixth minute for New York. Kemar Lawrence's cross was deflected off the crossbar by Jose Goncalves and Grella ran on the loose ball for a well-placed finish.
NEW YORK CITY FC 2, TORONTO FC 0
NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Lampard scored his first MLS goal and New York City FC beat Toronto FC to end a three-game losing streak.
New York City (8-14-7) won its first game since Aug. 13. Toronto FC (11-13-4) has lost three straight.
Lampard, a former Chelsea and Manchester City midfielder, scored in the 20th minute. He settled RJ Allen's back-pass with his chest and rolled in a goal through traffic. Lampard spent 13 seasons with Chelsea, won three Premier League titles and scored 176 goals in 599 games.
Patrick Mullins headed in Andrea Pirlo's corner kick in the 77th.
IMPACT 1, EARTHQUAKES 1
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Bekker scored his first MLS goal in the 65th minute and 10-man Montreal played San Jose to a tie.
Bekker caught goalkeeper David Bingham leaning the wrong way and squeezed a shot inside the near post. It was Bekker's first game with the Impact after being traded from FC Dallas on July 16.
Ambroise Oyongo received a red card in the 49th minute for Montreal (9-11-6) after a studs-up challenge of Matias Perez Garcia.
Chris Wondolowski opened the scoring in the 35th with his 14th goal of the season for San Jose (11-11-7).
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