FOXBORO - Chris Tierney scored on a free kick in the 93rd minute to give the Revolution a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids in the Revs' home opener on Saturday at Gillette Stadium.
Wilfried Zahibo drew a foul against Niki Jackson to set up Tierney, whose left-footed shot went through with a deflection off Colorado's wall.
Jackson, who was making his MLS debut, tied it in the 66th minute for the Rapids. He raced behind the central defense on Johan Blomberg's diagonal cross and crossed in front of goalkeeper Matt Turner to get his head on it.
Diego Fagundez opened the scoring for the Revolution (1-1-0) in the 48th minute, settling Cristian Penilla's short cross with one touch and finishing a low shot into the middle of the goal.
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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Dominique Badji scored, Zac McMath made three saves and the Colorado Rapids beat the New England Revolution 1-0 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
Badji drew a foul on Benjamin Angoua, setting up a free kick by Dillon Powers near the right corner. Kevin Doyle's header bounced off the far post before Jared Watts and goalkeeper Cody Copper converged on the ball, sending it high in the air and Badji's header from inside the 6-yard box found the back of the net in the 52nd minute.
McMath had six shutouts in 16 starts before Tim Howard — who spent 13 seasons in the English Premier League and has 111 appearances for the U.S. men's national team — joined the Rapids last season. Howard is recovering from an offseason surgery to repair a groin injury.
Shkelzen Gashi, who led Colorado with nine goals last season, missed the game due to inflammation in his Achilles