RSL at New England Revolution

New England
1- 2
Real Salt Lake
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 6:00PM MDT Gillette Stadium

Lineups: 

Real Salt Lake (4-1-2-1-2): Nick Rimando; Tony Beltran, Chris Schuler, Carlos Salcedo, Chris Wingert; Kyle Beckerman (C); Ned Grabavoy, Luis Gil (Sebastian Velasquez, 59'); Javier Morales; Joao Plata (Olmes Garcia, 68'), Devon Sandoval (Abdoulie Mansally, 83')

Substitutes: Josh Saunders (GK), Aaron Maund, Lovel Palmer, Abdoulie Mansally, Khari Stephenson

New England Revolution (4-5-1): Bobby Shuttleworth; Andrew Farrell, Jose Goncalves (C), Stephen McCarthy, Chris Tierney; Ryan Guy, Scott Caldwell, Lee Nguyen (Juan Toja, 74'), Kelyn Rowe, Diego Fagundez (Saer Sene, 64'); Jerry Bengston

Substitutes: Matt Reis (GK), Clyde Simms, Darrius Barnes, Andy Dorman, Dimitry Imbongo

Recap

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Real Salt Lake (5-4-2, 17 points, West #2) opened its three-game road trip in dramatic fashion on Wednesday night, scoring twice in the final 15 minutes and getting a stoppage time penalty kick save from GK Nick Rimando to down the New England Revolution (2-4-3, 9 points, East #8) 2-1 at Gillette Stadium.

New England MF Ryan Guy opened the scoring in the 51st minute, volleying a 15-yard shot inside the right post to put the Revs on top. RSL responded well after falling behind, getting an equalizer from first-time scorer FW Devon Sandoval in the 77th minute and a winner from FW Olmes Garcia in the 89th.

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Highlights

Match Stats

Match Stats

Club Time Player (Assisted by)
NE 51' Ryan Guy (Kelyn Rowe)
RSL 77' Devon Sandoval  
RSL 89' Olmes García
 

Disciplinary

Club Time Player Reason Action
RSL 35' Carlos Salcedo Foul Yellow
NE 59' Lee Nguyen Persistent Infringement Yellow
NE 74' Juan Carlos Toja Foul Yellow
RSL 91' Carlos Salcedo Handball Red

Match Facts

New England Revolution   Real Salt Lake
11 Attempts on Goal 13
3 Shots on Target 7
5 Shots off Target 4
3 Blocked Shots 2
10 Corner Kicks 2
17 Fouls 11
15 Open Play Crosses 8
1 Offsides 1
2 First Yellow Cards 0
0 Second Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 1
47 Duels Won 50
48% Duels Won % 51%
317 Total Pass 479
70% Passing Accuracy % 81%
41.4% Possession 58.6%

 

Quote Sheet

Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake Head Coach Jason Kreis

I felt like we could get the ball fairly easy into their half.  We lacked a little bit of sharpness in the offensive third in the first half.  In the second half, when they scored the goal, I felt like they dropped really, really deep and put all their numbers behind the ball.  And then it’s going to be difficult to find yourself with some time and space in front of the goal.  Credit to our guys that they kept at it and I think this could be a big emotional win for us.”

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