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Recap | Stoppage-time goal lifts Revs to 2-1 win over Houston Dynamo

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution (5-8-5, 20 pts.) extended the club's unbeaten run to six games with a dramatic 2-1 win against the Houston Dynamo (7-6-3, 24 pts.) at Gillette Stadium on Saturday evening. Revolution forward Teal Bunbury scored the game-winning goal in second-half stoppage time, capping off New England's first come-from-behind victory of the season. Houston jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the 25th minute thanks to a goal from Darwin Cerén, before New England's Antonio Delamea opened his 2019 account with the equalizing goal on the other side of halftime.

Bunbury's goal is his fourth in New England's last five games across all competitions. Three of those goals were game winners, including tonight's contest and the team's 2-1 away win on June 2 at LA Galaxy. Cristian Penilla registered the assist on Bunbury's goal, giving him three on the season – all of which have come in the club's last six MLS games. Juan Fernando Caicedo also tallied a secondary assist on the goal.

The Revolution's starting lineup saw six changes from Wednesday's 1-1 draw against Philadelphia, including Homegrown Player Justin Rennicks slotting in for his first professional start. Rennicks, a native of South Hamilton, Mass., U.S. Youth International, and former Revolution Academy standout, recorded one shot and 23 touches across 60 minutes of action.

Also among Bruce Arena's lineup changes were Antonio Delamea and Diego Fagundez, who combined for the game-tying goal in the 54thminute. Delamea, making his sixth start of the season, submitted his second career MLS goal, while Fagundez was credited with his first assist of the season. In net, goalkeeper Matt Turner got the start following his return from suspension and made five saves, bringing his record to 2-1-1 on the season.

New England returns to action on Thursday, July 4 when the club visits the Colorado Rapids. The match kicks off at 9:00 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Boston, 98.5 The Sports Hub, and in Portuguese on 1260 AM Nossa Radio.

New England Revolution 2, Houston Dynamo 1
June 29, 2019 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)

Revs Come from Behind to Top Houston, 2-1

·The Revolution defeated the Houston Dynamo, 2-1, on Saturday evening, improving the club’s record to 5-8-5 (20 pts.) this season. New England is now 4-0-2 against Western Conference opposition this season.

  • New England's all-time record against Houston improves to 13-5-7, including a 6-2-5 mark in regular season matches played in Foxborough. The Revolution are 6-0-1 with a plus-10 goal differential in the last seven meetings with Houston, dating back to April 2014.

New England's Unbeaten Streak Reaches Six Games

·New England extended its unbeaten run in MLS play to six games with tonight's win (3-0-3).

·The club's six-game undefeated streak is its longest since a seven-game run in 2018, when it posted a 2-0-5 mark from May 26 to July 7.

·The Revolution's six-game streak is tied with Vancouver Whitecaps FC for the second-longest active unbeaten run in MLS, behind only Colorado (seven games), who the Revs face this Thursday.

Bunbury Bags Game-Winning Goal in Stoppage Time

·Forward Teal Bunbury scored the game-winning goal in the 91st minute of tonight's match, marking the second time in New England's last three league games he has found the game winner. Across all competitions, he has scored four times in the Revolution's last five games.

·Bunbury also scored the game-winning goal in New England's U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round win on June 11 at New York.

·Bunbury's 91st-minute goal is the latest goal for New England since Chris Tierney scored the game-winning goal on a free kick on March 10, 2018 vs. Colorado.

·The 10th-year MLS veteran is now one goal shy of the 50-goal threshold for his MLS regular season career, as 30 of his 49 career goals have come with New England.

Revolution Academy Product Rennicks Makes First Career Start

·Revolution Academy product Justin Rennicks made his first professional start and played 60 minutes, recording one shot, one tackle, and 23 touches. A native of South Hamilton, Mass., Rennicks previously made his MLS debut as a substitute on March 9 vs. Columbus.

·The U.S. Youth international recently featured at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland, where he scored one goal, the game-winning tally over France in the Quarterfinals, in four appearances.

·Rennicks signed a Homegrown Player contract with the Revolution in January after more than four years with the club's academy, and two additional seasons at Indiana University. A two-time UnitedHealthcare Academy Player of the Year, he recorded 38 goals and 25 assists in more than 100 appearances across all levels of the Revolution Academy.

Delamea Opens 2019 Account with Game-Tying Goal

·Defender Antonio Delamea opened his 2019 account in the 54th minute, when he headed in a corner kick from Diego Fagundez to knot the game at 1-1.

·Delamea played all 90 minutes in his sixth start of the season – and first since May 8 at Chicago. He recorded three shots, one tackle, and completed 85.7 percent of his passes.

·The goal was the second of Delamea's MLS career. Across three seasons with New England, he owns 53 appearances, all starts, with two goals and two assists across 4,603 minutes played.

Revolution Starting XI Sees Six Changes from Wednesday

·The Revolution's starting lineup saw six changes from the club's midweek match on Wednesday vs. Philadelphia, as Matt Turner, DeJuan Jones, Antonio Delamea, Diego Fagundez, Justin Rennicks, and Juan Fernando Caicedo replaced Brad Knighton,Edgar Castillo, Jalil Anibaba, Wilfried Zahibo, Cristian Penilla, and Teal Bunbury.

GAME CAPSULE

Referee: Silviu Petrescu
Assistant Referees: Gianni Facchini (AR1), Jose Da Silva (AR2)
Fourth Official: Lukasz Szpala
Video Assistant Referee: Chico Grajeda
Weather: 78° and Clear
Attendance: 17,372

Scoring Summary:
HOU – Darwin Cerén 1 (Alejandro Fuenmayor 1) 25'
NE – Antonio Delamea 1 (Diego Fagundez 1) 51'
NE – Teal Bunbury 2 (Cristian Penilla 3, Juan Fernando Caicedo 2) 90'+1'

Misconduct Summary:
HOU – Romell Quioto (Yellow Card – Dissent) 43'
NE – Antonio Delamea (Yellow Card – Unsporting Behavior) 45'
NE – Andrew Farrell (Yellow Card – Unsporting Behavior) 54'
HOU – Juan David Cabezas (Yellow Card – Unsporting Behavior) 82'
NE – Juan Agudelo (Yellow Card – Unsporting Behavior) 83'
HOU – Alejandro Fuenmayor (Yellow Card – Unsporting Behavior) 86'

New England Revolution: Matt Turner; DeJuan Jones, Andrew Farrell, Antonio Delamea, Brandon Bye; Luis Caicedo; Juan Agudelo; Diego Fagundez (Teal Bunbury 57'), Carles Gil © (Jalil Anibaba 90'+2'), Justin Rennicks (Cristian Penilla 61'); Juan Fernando Caicedo

Substitutes Not Used: Cody Cropper, Edgar Castillo, Wilfried Zahibo, Scott Caldwell

Houston Dynamo: Joe Willis; DaMarcus Beasley © (Adam Lundkvist 66'), Kevin Garcia, Alejandro Fuenmayor, Chris Duvall; Juan Cabezas, Darwin Cerén; Romell Quioto, Tommy McNamara, Marlon Hairston (Tomás Martinez 79'); Michael Salazar (Mauro Manotas HT)

Substitutes Not Used: Tyler Deric, Sam Junqua, Ronaldo Peña

New England Revolution

Team Statistics

Houston Dynamo

21 (7)

Shots (on Target)

8 (6)

5

Saves

5

10

Corner Kicks

4

3

Offsides

3

13

Fouls

16

401 (81%)

Passes Attempted (% Completed)

387 (76%)

51.5%

Possession

48.5%