WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Taxiarchis Fountas scored two goals and added an assist — all in the first half — to spark D.C. United to a 3-2 victory over the New England Revolution in MLS action on Saturday.
Defender Brandon Bye staked the Revolution (2-5-1) to a 1-0 lead in the 6th minute, but Fountas found the net 14 minutes later to knot the score at 1.READ MORE: Massachusetts gas prices reach new record high of $4.70 a gallon
Fountas sent a crossing pass to Michael Estrada who scored on a header to give DC United (3-4-0) a 2-1 lead in the 39th minute. Fountas, a Greek international who hadn’t found the net in United’s first six matches, scored to push the lead to 3-1 just three minutes later.
New England’s Adam Buksa capped the scoring with a goal in the 86th minute.READ MORE: Part of Route 1 in Saugus shut down after tractor-trailer crash
The Revolution outshot United 18-10 with an 8-5 edge in shots on goal.
Jon Kempin saved six of the eight shots he faced for United. Brad Knighton saved two of the five shots he faced for the Revolution.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
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