Revs' Reis stonewalls Dallas

who won the penalty kick that gave the Burn the win on Saturday -- won a free kick that Kreis pounded toward the near post, forcing Reis to make another fine save.

Rhine and Kreis teamed up again three minutes later, as Rhine served in a cross that Kreis headed toward goal, and Reis again did well to save the effort.

But after weathering the late storm the Revs broke through on the counter, and the 83rd-minute substitution by Revolution head coach Steve Nicol, bringing on fresh legs in the form of rookie midfielder Dorman, soon paid dividends.

First in the 87th minute he fed Twellman with a low cross to finish off a 3-v-2 that gave Twellman his fourth goal of the season, then streaking into the box to turn home his first MLS goal off a Noonan cross from the right deep into stoppage time.

Both teams finish off a two-match week at the weekend, with the Revolution traveling to Washington, D.C. to take on D.C. United on Saturday (7:30 p.m. ET; FSW/FSWE) and the Burn facing the MetroStars on Sunday (6 p.m. ET).

MLSnet.com Man of the Match: Matt Reis (New England Revolution)

New England Revolution (4-8-7) vs. Dallas Burn (7-7-5)

August 11, 2004 -- Cotton Bowl

Scoring Summary:

NE -- Pat Noonan 8 (Steve Ralston 5, Jose Cancela 7) 3

NE -- Taylor Twellman 4 (Andy Dorman 1, Felix Brillant 1) 87

NE -- Andy Dorman 1 (Pat Noonan 4) 94+

New England Revolution -- Matt Reis, Steve Ralston, Avery John, Rusty Pierce, Joe Franchino (Jay Heaps 46), Marshall Leonard, Jose Cancela (Andy Dorman 83), Shalrie Joseph, Brian Kamler (Felix Brillant 72), Pat Noonan, Taylor Twellman.

Substitutes Not Used: Richie Baker, Doug Warren.

TOTAL SHOTS: 10 (Taylor Twellman 5); SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 (4 tied with 1); FOULS: 8 (Felix Brillant 2); OFFSIDES: 1 (Taylor Twellman 1); CORNER KICKS: 4 (Jose Cancela 4); SAVES: 7 (Matt Reis 7)

Dallas Burn -- Jeff Cassar, Milton Reyes (Bobby Rhine 72), Cory Gibbs, Steve Jolley (Clarence Goodson 88), Chris Gbandi, Eric Quill (Ramon Nunez 58), Oscar Pareja, Jordan Stone, Ronnie O'Brien, Eddie Johnson, Jason Kreis.

Substitutes Not Used: Matt Behncke, Scott Garlick, Ty Maurin, Philip Salyer, David Wagenfuhr.

TOTAL SHOTS: 17 (Jason Kreis 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 7 (Jason Kreis 3); FOULS: 13 (Steve Jolley 3, Milton Reyes 3); OFFSIDES: 0; CORNER KICKS: 12 (Ronnie O'Brien 5); SAVES: 1 (Jeff Cassar 1)

Misconduct Summary:

DAL -- Clarence Goodson (caution; Tackle from Behind) 91+

Referee: Michael Kennedy
Referee's Assistants: -Paul Scott; Jose Corro
4th Official: Jair Marrufo
Weather: Cloudy-and-84-degrees

All Statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial.


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