Sene lifts Revolution past Timbers 1-0
FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts (AP) -Saer Sene scored his first Major League goal off his first shot in the first minute of the match Saturday as the New England Revolution beat the Portland Timbers 1-0.
Frenchman Sene, playing in just his second match for New England headed in the goal 28 seconds into the game off a Chris Tierney cross.
It was the first goal of the season for the Revolution, who failed to score in their first two games.
In other matches Saturday, the Columbus Crew beat Montreal Impact 2-0, the San Jose Earthquakes downed Toronto FC 3-0, Chicago Fire beat the Philadelphia Union 1-0, Chivas USA defeated Real Salt Lake 1-0 and Vancouver and D.C. United played out a 0-0 draw.
Milovan Mirosevic and Olman Vargas scored either side of halftime to give the Crew a win at home.
Mirosevic scored from a penalty in the 30th minute after Montreal defender Felipe Martins tackled Emilio Renteria on the right side of the box. Olman found the net with a header in the 66th minute.
Chris Wondolowski scored twice and Shea Salinas added another to lead San Jose to the victory at Toronto.
Wondolowski almost had a hat trick, but he hit the post from close range in the 87th minute.
Dominic Oduro scored with a well-placed header in the 28th minute to give the Fire a home win.
Casey Townsend scored the first goal of the season for Chivas USA in a victory at Salt Lake City.
Townsend met Salt Lake keeper Nick Rimando in mid-air, landing to find the ball at his feet in front of an open net in the 72nd minute.