BSJ Match Report: Columbus 1, Revolution 0 — Late corner dooms New England

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FOXBOROUGH — All you need to know about the Revolution’s 1-0 loss to Columbus Crew SC Saturday night, complete with BSJ quickie insight and analysis.


Columbus scores late off a set piece to break the deadlock: The corners were piling up late for the Crew thanks to loads of pressure, and Columbus managed to capitalize on one of them. Frederico Higuain laid a blazing ball deep into the penalty area, and Lalas Abubakar, who wheeled from one side of the penalty spot to the other, rose and met the ball with a stronger header that broke the deadlock, making the back of the net burp as the 85th minute expired.

Friedel makes one change by necessity, and another one for the first time: