Sunday, August 14, 2011

Crew Holds Top Spot In Eastern Conference With 3-1 Win Over Revolution

Julius James and Emilio Renteria scored goals for the Columbus Crew and got an own goal from the New England Revolution's Kevin Alston as the Eastern Conference leaders edged the near-cellar-dwellers 3-1 Saturday in Major League Soccer play at Crew Stadium.

Benny Feilhaber of the US Men's National team had New England's lone goal as the Revolution lost for the seventh time in 13 road games this season.

Columbus is 10-7-7 with 37 points and hosts the Philadelphia Union, second place in the conference, next Saturday.

New England is 4-11-9 with 21 points, is in eighth place in the conference, and hosts the Houston Dynamo this Wednesday.

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