MLS Game Summary - New England at Toronto|
(Saturday, May 3, 2014)
From The Sports Network
Final Score: New England 2, Toronto 1
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Patrick Mullins enjoyed a banner day BMO
Field on Saturday, scoring once and earning a penalty to lead the New England
Revolution to a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC.
Mullins opened his MLS scoring account in the first half of Saturday's affair
by canceling out Jackson's early strike with a superb hit.
He went on to earn a late penalty for the visitors, which Lee Nguyen converted
to help New England (4-3-2) earn a second straight win and extend its unbeaten
run to four games.
The Revs improve to 14 points on the season, bringing the club five points
clear of Toronto (3-4-0).
The hosts were in front after only six minutes when Jackson's shot from
distance took a deflection on its way past Bobby Shuttleworth.
But New England managed to level the score in the 24th minute when Mullins
capitalized on a giveaway from the Toronto defense to smash a left-footed
rifle into the upper corner.
The match remained tied until the closing stages when Mullins uncorked a shot
from close range that was blocked by the outstretched arm of Doneil Henry. A
penalty was awarded to the visitors and Nguyen converted to give the Revs the
Shuttleworth helped preserve the narrow lead by pulling off a wonder save in
the 87th minute. The Revolution goalkeeper pushed Gilberto's header onto the
post and was able to pounce on the loose ball to deny the Reds a chance at a
05/03 15:12:02 ET