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Boateng lifts Revolution to 2-1 victory over Sporting KC

Johnny Russell
Posted at 5:39 PM, Jun 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-12 18:39:51-04

KANSAS CITY, Kan.  — Emmanuel Boateng scored a goal in the 87th minute to send the New England Revolution to a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday.

Boateng notched his second goal of the season for the Revolution (5-5-4).

New England grabbed a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute when Gustavo Bou found the net for a second time this season.

Johnny Russell scored the equalizer for Sporting KC (3-9-4) in the 52nd minute with his team-high fifth goal.

The Revolution out-shot Sporting KC 11-7 with a 4-2 edge in shots on goal.

Djordje Petrovic saved one of the two shots he faced for the Revolution. Tim Melia saved two of the four shots he faced for Sporting KC.