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Result: New England Revolution earn home win over San Jose Earthquakes

Result: New England earn home win over San Jose
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Goals from Saer Sene and Dimitry Imbongo seal a home win for New England Revolution in their MLS clash with San Jose Earthquakes.

New England Revolution kept the pressure on the MLS Eastern Conference leaders with a 2-0 home win over San Jose Earthquakes.

The home side threatened early on as Saer Sene was put through behind the visitors' defence, but he could only fire straight at Jon Busch.

Sene wasn't to be denied in the 12th minute, however, as he gave his side the lead with a spectacular left-footed shot that sailed into the top corner of the net.

New England were on top and Busch had to be at his best to stop them from doubling their advantage when Andrew Farrell surged into the area and fired a low effort at goal, but the keeper stuck out a leg and turned it wide.

After the break, the Revolution could have gone further ahead but Lee Nguyen's low shot went just the wrong side of the post with Busch beaten.

New England did get their second goal in the 78th minute when Kelyn Rowe raided down the right and found Nguyen in the area, who in turn played the ball to Dimitry Imbongo to blast it into the top corner to seal the win.

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Tables

Eastern Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia17104329141534
2Orlando City1896331191233
3Columbus Crew159422491531
4Toronto158432518728
5New York City FCNY City167271814423
6New England RevolutionNew England155641513221
7New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls146261716120
8Montreal ImpactMontreal155192028-816
9Chicago Fire144371822-415
10Atlanta UnitedAtlanta144281319-614
11FC CincinnatiCincinnati15357922-1314
12DC United142571120-911
13Inter MiamiInter Miami143291222-1011

Western Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Portland TimbersPortland1810443528734
2Seattle SoundersSeattle1473430161424
3Minnesota UnitedMinnesota Utd176563026423
4Los Angeles FCLos Angeles166463731622
5Sporting Kansas CityKansas156362523221
6Dallas135531913620
7Colorado RapidsColorado135442520519
8Real Salt LakeSalt Lake154652126-518
9San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes164572545-2017
10Houston DynamoHouston143742124-316
11Nashville SCNashville134451114-316
12Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver155191731-1416
13Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy134361722-515

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