BSJ Match Report: Revs 1, Atlanta United 1 — Turner’s heroics set up late drama

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FOXBOROUGH — All you need to know about the Revs’ 1-1 draw with Atlanta United FC Wednesday night, complete with BSJ quickie insight and analysis.


Late penalty goes New England’s way: The third (and even more than that) time is the charm. With penalty seeker Krisztian Nemeth on the field for the last half hour, the Hungarian managed to draw a foul inside the penalty area and went down, with referee Silviu Petrescu wasting hardly any time in pointing to the spot in the 86th minute. Two minutes and some protesting by Atlanta United keeper Brad Guzan later, Teal Bunbury calmly buried the penalty to record his seventh goal in the last 10 Revolution matches, and to give New England a late point.

Turner comes up huge: There’s been loads written about Revs goalkeeper Matt Turner in these first three months, so here’s a little more prose to fill the history books: The New Jersey native made six stops Wednesday, five of which came in the second half and several at point-blank range, where any one of those would have killed the match off. It certainly made up for Atlanta’s opener, which he took on his shoulders.

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