Rapids Demolish Red Bulls
Saturday, July 5, 2008
Adam Cristman scored two goals in a four-minute span to give the New England Revolution a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy last night in Carson, Calif.
The Revolution (10-4-3) used the victory to extend its lead in the Eastern Conference to seven points over second-place Columbus.
David Beckham scored his fifth goal of the season for the Galaxy (6-6-3), which saw its winless streak extend to three games.
The Galaxy's Landon Donovan, who had the flu earlier this week, entered the game in the 46th minute.
Los Angeles' Chris Klein established a MLS record with his 100th consecutive start. Revolution defender Jay Heaps set a team record by making his 200th career start.
· RAPIDS 4, RED BULLS 0: Tom McManus and Mehdi Ballouchy scored goals in the first half and Colorado cruised to a 4-0 Major League Soccer victory over New York last night in Commerce City, Colo.
· FC DALLAS 1, WIZARDS 1: Abe Thompson scored in the 91st minute to help FC Dallas (4-6-6) tie Kansas City in Frisco, Tex.
Thompson (W.T. Woodson) scored his second goal of the season on a header from seven yards away.