Kei Kamara and Juan Agudelo scored second-half goals to give the New England Revolution a 2-0 victory over Houston Dynamo before 14,725 Saturday afternoon at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro.
Kamara gave the Revs (2-2-1) the lead when he scored in the 52nd minute after his initial shot was stopped by Tyler Deric, Kamara scored on the rebound.
In the 72nd minute, after Deric punched out Kelyn Rowe's right-wing cross, but Agudelo pounces to finish the rebound for his third goal of the season.
The Revs travel to Chicago next Saturday to face the Fire at 5 p.m. at CSN.
Juan Agudelo scored two goals to lead the Revolution to a 5-2 victory over Minnesota United in New England's home opener before 11,571 Saturday at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro.
Agudelo scored in the fourth and 41st minutes as the Revs - held to one goal in their first two games - picked up their first points of the season after opening with losses in Colorado and Dallas.
New England's original home opener, two weeks ago against Orlando, was postponed by cold weather.
After Collen Warner's goal in the 15th minute tied it for expansion Minnesota, Kei Kamara (21st minute) and Lee Nguyen (penalty kick in the 32nd) made it 3-1 before Agudelo completed a four-goal outburst in the first half with his second goal of the game.
Nguyen's tally moved him into a tie with Steve Ralston for second place on the Revs career goals list with his 42nd. They trail Taylor Twellman (101).
Chris Tierney, playing in his 200th MLS game, all with the Revs, capped the scoring with a penalty-kick goal in the 52nd minute.
The Revs next play Sunday, April 2 on the road against the Portland Timbers.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Kei Kamara and Juan Agudelo each had a goal and an assist to help the New England Revolution beat Sporting Kansas City 3-1 on a rainy Saturday night.
New England (10-14-9) remained in seventh place in the Eastern Conference - two points back of sixth-place Montreal for the final playoff spot. Sporting KC (12-13-7) had its three-game undefeated streak snapped.
Kamara opened the scoring in the fourth minute. Agudelo drew three defenders near the left sideline and he found Kamara wide open in the middle for a breakaway goal. It was Kamara's 11th goal this season, but just his second at Gillette Stadium since being traded from the Columbus Crew in May.
New England took a 2-1 lead in the 75th minute on Kevin Ellis' own goal and Agudelo knocked home Kamara's cross 8 minutes later.
Dominic Dwyer tied it at 1 in the 49th minute for Kansas City when knocked in Ellis' glancing header with his knees.