Castellanos’ brace leads NYCFC past Revolution 4-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Valentín Castellanos scored a goal in each half and New York City FC was awarded an MLS record three first-half penalty kicks in a 4-2 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday.

NYCFC (9-4-5) grabbed a 1-0 lead in the 10th minute on a penalty-kick score by Talles Magno.

New England (6-6-7) evened the score in the 18th minute on a goal by Gustavo Bou.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Valentín Castellanos scored a goal in each half and New York City FC was awarded an MLS record three first-half penalty kicks in a 4-2 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday.

NYCFC (9-4-5) grabbed a 1-0 lead in the 10th minute on a penalty-kick score by Talles Magno.

New England (6-6-7) evened the score in the 18th minute on a goal by Gustavo Bou.

Castellanos gave NYCFC the lead for good with his league-leading 12th goal of the season, scoring on a PK in the 44th minute. Gabriel Pereira made it 3-1 with a goal four minutes into the second half.

Bou notched a brace when he scored in the 77th minute to pull the Revolution within a goal.

Castellanos scored in the 82nd minute to cap the scoring.

NYCFC outshot the Revolution 20-10 with a 12-7 edge in shots on goal.

Sean Johnson had five saves for NYCFC. Djordje Petrovic saved eight for the Revolution.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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