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Revolution 1, Union 6: Revs fall apart in second half

The game was tied at 1-1 at halftime but ended 6-1.

MLS: New England Revolution at Philadelphia Union Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

The New England Revolution were a part of another shoot out, as they lost 6-1 to the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night.

Both teams were missing key contributors, as the Revs went with a makeshift back line of Luis Caicedo, Andrew Farrell, Michael Mancienne, and Edgar Castillo. Meanwhile, the Union started third-string goalkeeper Carlos Coronel.

The game started innocently enough as both teams had looks on goal. The Union broke through in the 11th minute when Jack Elliott collected a pass from Haris Medunjanin before beating Cody Cropper. The Revs brought the game back to the level terms in the 35th minute after Castillo put Juan Fernando Caicedo behind the Union defense.

The game was all Union in the second half.

Ilsinho got the scoring started in the 47th minute when he pushed passed Castillo. The attacker had a narrow angle to finish from, but that didn’t stop him from registering his second goal of the year.

The Union brought the game to 3-1 in the 69th minute. Kai Wagner was the instigator, as his cross found Sergio Santos. Santos’ poke deflected off a Revs defender before settling into the back of the net.

Santos got another in the 74th minute. Ilsinho created a nice opportunity for Kacper Pryzbylko, but the striker couldn’t get his shot past Cropper. The rebound fell to Santos, who had no issues finishing from close range.

Pryzbylko got a goal of his own in the 82nd minute. Ilsinho’s skill was on display again, as he found Alejandro Bedoya. The Union captain cut it back for Pryzbylko to finish.

The game’s final goal came courtesy of David Accam. Santos jumped on his own rebound after he fired a shot that was saved by Cropper. The Brazilian gave Accam the second chance, as he played a centering pass that was put home to cap the night’s scoring.

The Revs now turn their focus to the Chicago Fire, who they face on Wednesday.