FINAL SCORE: Orlando City SC 2, Revolution 1
IN BRIEF: Benji Michel and Tesho Akindele scored in extra time as Orlando City SC held off the visiting Revolution 2-1 to reach the quarterfinals of the US Open Cup. Justin Rennicks scored his first professional goal in the extra session for the Revs. BOX SCORE
REVS RECORD: 4-8-4 (11th in Eastern Conference, this game not counted in MLS regular season standings)
TEAL BUNBURY TURNED AWAY BY ADAM GRINWIS:
BENJI MICHEL PUTS ORLANDO ON THE BOARD:
TESHO AKINDELE DOUBLES THE LEAD FOR ORLANDO:
JUSTIN RENNICKS' 1ST PRO GOAL CUTS IT TO 2-1:
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FINAL SCORE: New England Revolution 2, Orlando City SC 0
IN BRIEF: Cristian Penilla and Diego Fagundez score second-half goals to give the Revs the victory. Box score
HOWEVER . . . The Revolution were eliminated from playoff contention shortly before kickoff with D.C. United’s 1-0 victory over FC Dallas.
REVOLUTION RECORD: 9-12-11 (38 points), 8th place in Eastern Conference
AND THE LAST
Brad Feldman and Paul Mariner discuss the match...
The Revs play at Real Salt Lake next Thursday night at 9:30 p.m. EDT
ORLANDO, Fla. - Kaka had two goals, Yoshimar Yotun and Dominic Dwyer each had a goal and two assists and struggling Orlando City beat short-handed New England 6-1 on Wednesday night.
Xavier Kouassi was sent off for the Revolution with a red card in the 11th minute after he fouled Seb Hines. Kouassi won the ball, but his follow through went into Hines' legs and the referee went to the video to deem the foul serious.
Yotun then assisted on goals for Antonio Nocerino in the 22nd minute and Hines 10 minutes later. Kaka scored in the 43rd and 77th off assists from Dwyer. Dwyer scored in the 84th minute, and Yotun in the 90th.
Orlando (10-13-8) had just one win in its previous 11 matches. It is 2-4-4 in its last 10 home games.
Lee Nguyen scored his 11th goal on a brilliant free kick in first-half stopped time for New England (11-14-5), which has allowed 28 goals in losing its last eight road games. The Revolution are in eighth place, five points below the line.