FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts — Damian Rivera made an immediate impact in his maiden MLS start, with the New England Revolution winning 2-0 over Inter Miami CF on Saturday.
Rivera, a 19-year-old homegrown striker, took a feed from Carles Gil and defeated Nick Marsman on his near post, giving the Revs (3-5-1) a 1-0 lead less than a minute into the game .
Adam Buksa made the top scorer with a goal in the 64th minute – four minutes after Inter Miami centre-back Damion Lowe was sent off for a second yellow card.
Inter Miami again ended the game behind after Jairo Quinteros was sent off for a second yellow card after 76 minutes.
The Revolution defeated Miami 15-7 with a 6-3 lead in shots on goal.
Matt Turner saved all three shots he faced before the Revolution. Nick Marsman saved four of the six shots he faced for Miami.
The Associated Press created this story using technology from Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.