The Colorado Rapids got on the scoreboard first on Wednesday night against the New England Revolution, but it was the Revolution who would grab a 2-1 victory at Gillette Stadium in Boston.
In the 23rd minute, midfielder Jaime Alberto Castrillón scored on a header to give the Rapids a 1-0 lead. It wouldn't last for long. Saer Sene scored for New England in the 27th minute to tie the game at 1-1. Fernando Cardenas of the Revolution would add the game's final goal in the 39th minute, which was enough to lift New England to a 2-1 victory.
Colorado applied consistent pressure to New England goalie Matt Reis, but could only muster a single goal. Colorado outshot the Revolution 19-16, and also put more shots on goal (7-4). The game was chippy throughout. New England was booked with three yellow cards, while the Rapids had two yellow cards.