The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION
Nguyen scores 2 goals to give New England a 3-1 win over Kansas City
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Lee Nguyen scored his 11th and 12th goals of the season to give the New England Revolution a 3-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday night.
New England (11-12-3) took its first lead 3 minutes after halftime. An unmarked Nguyen settled a cross at the top of the box and bent a shot past goalkeeper Andy Gruenebaum. Nguyen added another goal in the fourth minute of stoppage time after forcing a defensive turnover.
Kansas City (12-9-6), second in the Eastern Conference, lost its third consecutive game. Sporting's goal came in the ninth minute on Soony Saad's header.
New England evened it at 1 right before halftime. Teal Bunbury won a 1-on-1 battle and blasted a shot past Gruenebaum.
U.S. international player Jermaine Jones made his first MLS start for New England.
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