Crew 0, Revolution 0
Andy Gruenebaum made five saves for his fifth shutout of the
season to lead the Columbus Crew in a scoreless draw against the
New England Revolution on Saturday night.
The Crew (5-4-4) extended their unbeaten streak to six matches
(3-0-3) overall and five (3-0-2) against the Revolution.
Matt Reis had three saves for New England (5-7-2), getting his
third shoutout of the season and 58th of his career. The Revolution
had scored in six straight matches and totaled 12 goals in their
previous six at home, but were shut out for the fifth time this
New England had some scoring chances in the first half, but
Benny Feilhaber missed in the opening minute and Gruenebaum
smothered Jose Moreno’s solo breakaway attempt from the left side
in the 15th. Saer Sene laced an 18-yard blast off the crossbar in
the 29th minute and Fernado Cardenas had a shot off the right wing
and a rebound in the 38th.
In the second half, Kelyn Rowe (72nd) and Lee Nguyen (90th) had
shots knocked away by Gruenebaum.
Reis made a diving stave on Milovan Morosevic’s drive in the
eighth minute, and Morosevic had drive off the crossbar in stoppage