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Abubakar’s late goal gives Crew 1-0 win over Revolution

May 20, 2018
New England Revolution defender Andrew Farrell, left, knocks the ball away from Columbus Crew defender Milton Valenzuela, right, during the second half of an MLS soccer game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)
New England Revolution defender Andrew Farrell, left, knocks the ball away from Columbus Crew defender Milton Valenzuela, right, during the second half of an MLS soccer game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Lalas Abubakar scored in the 85th minute to give the Columbus Crew their third straight victory, 1-0 over the New England Revolution on Saturday night.

Abubakar headed home Federico Higuain’s corner, overwhelming goalkeeper Matt Turner, who got his hands on the shot, for his first goal of the season.

Zack Steffen had six saves for his sixth shutout of the season for the Crew (7-3-3).

The Revolution dropped to 5-4-2.