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New England Revolution II (4-1-2, 15 pts.) defeated Toronto FC II (3-4-1, 10 pts.), 1-0, at BMO Field on Saturday evening. Brazilian forward Marcos Dias tallied his first goal of the season while goalkeeper Jacob Jackson notched his third straight clean sheet in MLS NEXT Pro.

Dias led Revolution II with four shots and two on target, including a bicycle kick attempt in the 25th minute that missed just wide of the top-left corner. The forward broke the stalemate in the 47th minute after fellow Brazil native Michel sent a cross into the center of the box. Dias drove it home with a right-footed shot into the right side of the net for his first goal with New England and the game’s lone score.

“I’m very happy to score my first. I hope it’s the first of many with this team. It has been a very good experience [in New England]. Everyone here at the club has received me very well which has helped my adaptation. I will continue to do my best to help my teammates.”

Jackson returned to the net and continued his dominant play for New England’s second team as he made two saves and logged his third consecutive clean sheet. The rookie goalkeeper’s most notable stop came in the 32nd minute as he made a one-on-one denial of a Toronto attacker following a turnover in the penalty area.

“Jacob [Jackson] had another good performance and I think defensively we played well," Revolution II midfielder Jake Rozhansky said postgame. "We limited them to a very small amount of chances, and I think we've done pretty well the whole season defensively. We try to press, try to put the other team under pressure and win balls high up and try to limit the other team's chances as much as we can, and I think we did a good job of that today.”

With the victory, Revolution II Head Coach Clint Peay picked up his 20th league win with the club. New England returns to action on Sunday, May 22 as Revolution II stays on the road to take on FC Cincinnati 2 at NKU Soccer Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. ET on MLSNEXTPro.com.

New England Revolution II 1, Toronto FC II 0
May 14, 2022 – BMO Field (Toronto, Ontario)

  • Goalkeeper Jacob Jackson secured his third consecutive clean sheet with New England’s second team.
  • Forward Marcos Dias notched his first career goal with Revolution II in the 47th minute in his third appearance of the season.
  • Tonight’s win marks the 20th Revolution II victory for Head Coach Clint Peay since he took the helm in 2020.
  • Defender Colby Quiñones – a graduate of the Revolution Academy – made his 40th professional appearance with New England’s second team, entering as a sub in the 68th minute for midfielder Ryan Lima.
  • Midfielder Jake Rozhansky made his 30th start for Revolution II and surpassed 2,500 minutes played with his 77-minute appearance.

GAME CAPSULE

Referee: Michael Venne.
Assistant Referees: Brad Doubrough (AR1), Mehmet Sen (AR2).
Fourth Official: Yusri Rudolk.
Weather: 66 and partly cloudy.

Scoring Summary:
NE – Marcos Dias (Michel) 47’

Misconduct Summary:
NE – Ryan Lima Yellow Card (Dissent) 28’
TOR – Alson Coello Yellow Card (Bad foul) 50’
NE – Pierre Cayet Yellow Card (Bad foul) 59’
NE – Trevor Zwetsloot Yellow Card (Bad foul) 85’
NE – Meny Silva Yellow Card (Time wasting) 90’+5

New England Revolution: Jacob Jackson; Ítalo, Pierre Cayet, Ben Reveno, Sean O’Hearn; Trevor Zwetsloot, Michel (Hikaru Fujiwara 82’), Jake Rozhansky (Noel Buck 77’); Esmir Bajraktarevic (Mike DeShields 82’), Ryan Lima (Colby Quiñones 68’), Marcos Dias (Meny Silva 68’).

Substitutes Not Used: Marzuq Puckerin.

Toronto FC II: Greg Ranjitsingh; Rohan Goulbourne (Julian Altobelli 65’), Adam Pearlman, Matthew Medeiros (Antony Curic 65’), Kobe Franklin; Markus Cimermancic (Stefan Karajovanovic 90’+1), Alonso Coello, Steffen Yeates (Julian Accettola 77’); Themi Antonoglou, Alec Diaz, Nakye Greenidge Duncan (Reshaun Walkes 77’).

Substitutes Not Used: Kundai Mawoko, Mehdi Essoussi, Daniel Gogarty, Luka Gavran.

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