George Campbell’s late purpose sends CF Montreal previous New England Revolution 1-0

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It was New England’s first match with out goaltender Djordje Petrovic.

New England Revolution assistant coach Richie Williams offers directions from the sideline throughout the first half of the group’s MLS soccer match in opposition to CF Montreal on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press through AP) AP

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MONTREAL (AP) — Defender George Campbell scored his first purpose of the season and simply the second of his profession late within the second half to rally CF Montreal to a 1-0 victory over New England on Saturday evening within the Revolution’s first league match with out goaltender Djordje Petrovic.

Campbell used an help from Lassi Lappalainen to attain the winner within the 86th minute for Montreal (11-12-2), which improves to 11-3 in its final 14 matches at residence. All three losses have been by shutouts.

Earl Edwards Jr. had two saves in his second begin of the season for New England (12-5-7). Edwards has made six profession begins in three seasons with the Revolution. He additionally made six begins over 4 seasons with Orlando Metropolis from 2015-18. Petrovic signed to play for Chelsea within the Premier League. Petrovic left with a league-high 99 saves this season and a league-best 78.4 save share.

Jonathan Sirois didn’t must make a save in incomes his tenth clear sheet of the season for Montreal, one behind league chief Stefan Frei of the Seattle Sounders.

Neither group had a shot on purpose within the first half.

Montreal improves to 3-7-0 in its final 10 matches with the Revolution together with the playoffs. Montreal swept the Revs final season.

The Revolution fall to 5-2-1 of their final eight regular-season matches with all 5 victories coming at residence. The membership is winless in its final seven street matches 0-4-3.

New England returns residence to host the New York Pink Bulls on Wednesday. Montreal will journey to play New York Metropolis FC on Wednesday.