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Revolution-D.C. United highlights: First-half goals propel Revs to 2-1 win

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Revolution players talk strategy during a game vs. D.C. United.
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FINAL SCORE: New England Revolution 2, D.C. United 1

IN BRIEF: The Revolution earned their first win since the group stage of the MLS Is Back Tournament by defeating D.C. United on a rain-soaked Audi Field on Tuesday night. 

The Revs scored twice in the first half and Matt Turner made a couple huge saves to secure a much-needed victory in Washington D.C. A lightning delay halted play briefly in the first half, but that didn't slow down a determined New England squad. 

The Revolution's record now stands at 2-4-1 (10 points), and the three points from Tuesday's win vaults them up to a fourth-place tie in the Eastern Conference standings.

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HIGHLIGHTS

Matt Turner made his presence felt early with a tremendous save in the third minute.

Gustavo Bou got the Revolution on the board in the 26th minute by winning back possession of the ball and unleashing a rocket of a shot near post for the goal.

The Revs doubled their advantage when Teal Bunbury scored on a corner kick with a powerful header.

A straight red card to Revs midfielder Scott Caldwell resulted in a penalty kick for D.C. United, and Ola Kamara capitalized to trim New England's lead to 2-1.

Another fantastic save from Turner in stoppage time.

UP NEXT The Revolution will be back at Gillette Stadium on Saturday when they host the New York Red Bulls. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET.