New England Revolution

Tommy McNamara caps late flurry, Revolution beat NYCFC 3-2

The Revs still sit in the Eastern Conference's top spot.

Matt Turner, shown during New England's game against Philadelphia in May, stopped a penalty shot during the first half Saturday and made a game-saving play in the waning moments. TIM NWACHUKWU/GETTY


HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Tommy McNamara finished Tajon Buchanan’s cross in the 88th minute, capping a back-and-forth finish and giving the New England Revolution a 3-2 win over New York City FC on Saturday night.

The Revolution (6-1-2) held their lead atop the Eastern Conference standings.

Jonathan Bell gave the Revs a 2-1 lead in the 78th minute, heading home a diagonal chip pass from Carles Gil.

Ismael Tajouri-Shradi tied it at 2 for New York City (3-3-2) with a putback in the 85th minute.

Gustavo Bou opened the scoring with a volley from the penalty arc for New England in the 27th minute.

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City’s Thiago Andrade tied it at 1 with a right-footed finish deflecting in off the post in the 55th. The 20-year-old Brazilian international was making his MLS debut.

 

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