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New England Revolution Fall To Philadelphia Union

New England Revolution Fall To Philadelphia Union 3-0

The New England Revolution fell to the Philadelphia Union, 3-0, at Talen Energy Stadium onSunday evening.

After Revolution defender Benjamin Angoua was whistled for a handball in the box just minutes into the start of the match, Philadelphia forward C.J. Sapong converted from the penalty spot to put the home side in front in the fourth minute of the match.

The Union also struck quickly at the start of the second half, as Fafa Picault played a cross to Ilsinho in the 18-yard box, where the latter found the back of the net to double the Union’s lead. After coming on as a substitute in the 78th minute, Union midfielder Roland Alberg scored from distance to give the Union the club’s third and final goal of the match. 

Both sides took 10 shots on the night, but the Rev’s only had 3 on target compared to the 6 by Union. New England maintained a 55% advantage in the possession game but failing to use it to their advantage.

New England returns to action on July 5, when it hosts the New York Red Bulls.

New England Revolution Fall To Philadelphia Union
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