Bengtson scores as Revs beat NY
Lee Nguyen scored his third goal of the season and Jerry Bengtson tallied in the 84th minute and the New England Revolution beat the New York Red Bulls 2-0 Sunday.
Nguyen finished off a pass from the left side from Chris Tierney, sending in a 25-yard drive to the lower left corner of the New York net and past Red Bulls goalie Ryan Meara in the 24th minute.
Then Bengston, a Honduran recently added to the roster, scored in the 84th minute, finishing off a rebound of Saer Sene's shot.
The victory extended New England's unbeaten run to five matches (2-0-3), while improving the Revolution's record to 6-7-4.
New England's victory snapped a three-match (1-0-2) unbeaten streak by New York (9-5-4), which had lost just one of its previous 10 (6-1-3) matches.
Bobby Shuttleworth made his first start in goal for New England, replacing incumbent Matt Reis, and had to make just three saves for his fourth career victory.
Shuttleworth, 0-4-3 last season with New England and making just his 14th career appearance, stopped a shot by Kenny Cooper in the 56th minute and a save on Dane Richards in the 68th minute. Cooper sent a drive off the right post in the 56th minute.
New England dominated most of the match, having a 9-0 advantage in shots during the first half.