Black-and-Red ties New England, 1-1, remains in first place in Eastern Conference
Washington, D.C. – D.C. United (6-2-4, 22 points) remains at the top of the Eastern Conference after a 1-1 tie again the New England Revolution (5-3-5; 20 points).
New England’s Charlie Davies put the Revolution ahead right before halftime with an unassisted goal in the 46th minute. After halftime, New England’s Chris Tierney was sent off with a red card in the 52nd minute after a challenge on Chris Pontius. Already up a man, New England’s Lee Nguyen received his second yellow card of the match in the 58th minute to give United a two-man advantage. Jairo Arrieta leveled the score for United in the 80th minute off an assist from Taylor Kemp and Facundo Coria.
D.C. United returns to action on Wednesday, May 27, at the Portland Timbers (10:30 p.m. EST; CSN)
*Jairo Arrieta scored his third goal of 2015, the 20th of his MLS career.
*Taylor Kemp recorded his third assist of 2015, the 5th of his MLS career.
*Facundo Coria recorded his first assist of 2015, the 1st of his MLS Career.
*Facundo Coria made his D.C. United and MLS debut.
D.C. United (6-2-4, 22 points) vs. New England Revolution (5-3-5, 20 points)
MLS regular season
May 23, 2015 – Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.
Goals by Period 1 2 Total
D.C. United 0 1 1
New England Revolution 1 0 1
NE – Charlie Davies 5 (Unassisted) 46+
DC – Jairo Arrieta 3 (Taylor Kemp 3, Facundo Coria 1) 80’
NE – London Woodberry (Yellow Card) 26’
NE – Lee Nguyen (Yellow Card) 47+
NE – Chris Tierney (Red Card) 52’
NE – Lee Nguyen (Yellow Card/Red Card) 58’
DC – Sean Franklin (Yellow Card) 75’
DC – Perry Kitchen (Yellow Card) 86’
NE – Jermaine Jones (Yellow Card) 88’
DC – Davy Arnaud (Yellow Card) 89’
New England Revolution: Bobby Shuttleworth; London Woodberry, Andrew Farrell, Jose Goncalves Chris Tierney; Jermaine Jones ©, Scott Caldwell; Teal Bunbury (Sean Okoli 90’), Lee Nguyen, Juan Agudelo (Kevin Alston 56’); Charlie Davies (Kelyn Rowe 77’).
Substitutes Not Used: Brad Knighton, Diego Fagundez, Daigo Kobayashi, SteveNeumann.
STATS: Shots 9, Shots on target 3, Saves 0, Corner kicks 5, Offsides 1, Fouls 13, Possession 36.5%, Passes 317 (72.9%)
D.C. United : Bill Hamid; Sean Franklin, Bobby Boswell ©, Kofi Opare, Chris Korb (Taylor Kemp 65’); Michael Farfan (Jairo Arrieta 38’), Perry Kitchen, Davy Arnaud, Chris Pontius; Chris Rolfe, Conor Doyle (Facundo Coria 75’).
Substitutes Not Used: Andrew Dykstra, Steve Birnbaum, Miguel Aguilar, Marcus Halsti.
STATS: Shots 7, Shots on target 1, Saves 2, Corner kicks 5, Offsides 3, Fouls 11, Possession 63.5%, Passes 547 (85.7%)
Referee: Mark Geiger
Assistant Referees: CJ Morgante and Oscar Mitchell-Carvalho
Fourth Official: Silviu Petrescu