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MLS Game Summary - Seattle at New England



(Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: New England 3, Seattle 1

Foxborough, MA (Sports Network) - The New England Revolution kept their slim Major League Soccer playoff aspirations alive with a 3-1 win over Seattle Sounders FC at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night.

Goals by Chris Tierney, Marko Perovic and Kheli Dube in the final 20 minutes put an end to Seattle's seven game unbeaten run in league play.

After the two teams battled to a scoreless first half, Seattle Steve Zakuani opened the scoring with his eight goal of the season just before the hour mark.

The play was started with a throw-in on the right side that eventually was played into the corner of the New England penalty area to Alvaro Fernandez. Fernandez then played a ball to James Riley, who threaded a pass to Zakuani for a close-range blast into the net.

The Revs equalized in the 71st minute when Tierney scored his first goal of the season, heading home a Shalrie Joseph flick from a long throw-in by Kevin Alston.

Just two minutes later the Revs took their first lead of the game when Perovic knocked a loose ball past Seattle goalkeeper Kasey Keller. The goal

09/04 22:09:58 ET