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MLS Game Summary - New England at Kansas City



(Saturday, June 13, 2009)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: Kansas City 3, New England 1

Kansas City, KS (Sports Network) - Davy Arnaud scored his fifth goal to spark a three-goal first half for the Kansas City Wizards, who defeated the 10-man New England Revolution 3-1 on Saturday for their first win in four matches.

Aaron Hohlbein also scored for Kansas City during a wild 20-minute span, which included Revs' lone goal, Emmanuel Osei's ejection and an own goal by the Revs' Jeff Larentowicz.

Kansas City (5-5-4) won for just the second time in its last eight matches, and remained tied third place in the Eastern Conference with Toronto FC, which beat Red Bull New York 2-1 on Saturday.

New England (4-4-4) had its two-match winning streak snapped, and is just 2-4-4 without Taylor Twellman, who missed his 10th game this year. Twellman had three goals in the Revolution's last two matches.

Arnaud opened the scoring at CommunityAmerica Ballpark in the 19th minute with his fifth goal of the year off an assist from Claudio Lopez. Arnaud converted from just few yards out to beat Revs goalie Matt Reis.

Shalrie Joseph equalized in the 28th with is fifth of the season off an assist from Steve Ralston, but Osei was ejected three minutes later after a scuffle with Lopez and New England never recovered.

Larentowicz handed Kansas City the lead back in the 36th and Hohlbein converted an assist from Jimmy Conrad in the 39th to cap the scoring.

Kansas City and New England are both in the SuperLiga, which starts next week, and don't resume MLS play until July 4 when the Wizards host the Houston Dynamo and the Revolution visit the Los Angeles Galaxy.

06/13 22:58:48 ET