FOXBORO, Mass — Jermaine Jones headed in a goal in the 67th minute, his second consecutive winner, to push the New England Revolution past 10-man Columbus 2-1 on a rainy Saturday night.
New England (15-13-3) moved into second place in the Eastern Conference — four points back of D.C. United, a winner over Sporting KC on Friday night.
Lee Nguyen started the scoring in the 20th minute for New England. A deflected cross fell to Nguyen at the corner of the 6-yard box and he calmly slid it into the back of the net.
Columbus (11-10-10) evened it five minutes later when Ethan Finlay rolled a ball under goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth.
Shuttleworth made several saves for New England in the second half. He made diving stop of Hector Jimenez’s rolling attempt in the 62nd and Aaron Schoenfeld’s breakaway shot in the 63rd.
Waylon Francis was handed yellow cards in the 39th and 70th minutes for Columbus.
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