Revolution Vs. DC United: New England's Defensive Woes Continue In 3-2 Loss
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Despite a spirited and shocking comeback effort early in the second half, the New England Revolution were unable to come away from RFK Stadium with a result, losing 3-2 to D.C. United in the nation's capital on Saturday night. Saer Sene and A.J. Soares tallied for the Revs, but lax defense and set-piece troubles were again too much for New England to overcome.
D.C. took total control of the first half almost from the get-go, netting their first goal in the 15th minute. Again, an indirect free kick was New England's undoing as Branko Boskovic connected with Brandon McDonald to put the hosts in front. They doubled the tally in the 38th minute, this time from a corner as the Revs failed to clear their lines, allowing Dejan Jakovic to stuff the ball home.
New England grabbed the match by the scruff of the neck in the second half, pulling one back in the 48th minute when Saer Sene bundled home the rebound from a powerful drive by Benny Feilhaber. Just two minutes later, the
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