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New England Revolution 2, Houston Dynamo 0 | 2017 MLS Match Recap

The New England Revolution kept their home winning streak going with a 2-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo Saturday afternoon. The win is New England's sixth straight at home, the longest-active home winning streak in MLS.

Kei Kamara put the home side up in the 52nd minute. Taking a fantastic pass from Lee Nguyen towards goal, Kamara's first shot was saved but he was able to calmly redirect the rebound past a diving Tyler Deric

Juan Agudelo extended the lead after he knocked in a ball that fell to his feet from a punch-out by Deric.  

Goals

  • 52' – NE – Kei Kamara - Watch
  • 72' – NE – Juan Agudelo - Watch

Three Things

  1. REVS SHUTOUT D: On paper it may have seemed like a big ask, but the Revs - who had yet to record a shutout this year - became the first team to keep Houston forward Erick 'Cubo' Torres scoreless this season. Torres came into the game with six goals through four games. It was a combined defensive effort, but of note was Kelyn Rowe making his first-ever start at left back.
  2. HOMEGROWN STAR: Revolution midfielder Diego Fagundez had what Revs color-commentator Paul Mariner called his best game of the season, with the youngster taking players on - and beating them - and playing confidently across the field. And it came on a milestone day for the 22-year-old:
  3. ROAD TO WATCH: It's obviously still early in the season, but so far it's been a different story for Houston when playing at home compared to the road. The Dynamo are 3-0-0 in Houston, outscoring opponents 9-3. On the road, they're 0-2-0, and have been outscored 6-2.

Next Up

  • NE: Saturday, April 15 - at Chicago Fire (5 pm ET | MLS LIVE)
  • HOU: Saturday, April 15 – vs. Minnesota United FC (8:30 pm ET | MLS LIVE)
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