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Final: Revolution-Vancouver, 1-0

Posted by Frank Dell'Apa, Globe Staff  May 14, 2011 06:47 PM

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End of game, Revolution-Vancouver, 1-0:Shalrie Joseph's 49th-minute penalty kick made the difference. The Revolution defense extended its shutout streak to 213 minutes.

Second half, 49th minute Revolution-Vancouver, 1-0:Shalrie Joseph's penalty kick snapped a 236-minute scoreless streak. Benny Feilhaber was taken down by Wes Knight following a throw-in to set up the penalty.

End of first half, Revolution-Vancouver, 0-0:The Revolution failed to find an offensive rhythm in the opening half. Benny Feilhaber had the Revolution's best opportunity, his glancing header deflected for a corner in the 19th minute. A 44th-minute Zak Boggs cross was headed away by Mouloud Akloul. Then, Omar Salgado produced the Whitecaps' best attempt, a quick turn and left-footer stopped by Matt Reis.

First half, 33d minute, Revolution-Vancouver, 0-0:Vancouver's Jay DeMerit was cautioned after taking down Benny Feilhaber.

First half, 21st minute, Revolution-Vancouver, 0-0:The Revolution had a chance to score as Benny Feilhaber's header off a Chris Tierney cross was deflected by defender Mouloud Akloul.

Starting lineups
REVOLUTION: Reis; Alston, Cochrane, Soares, Barnes; Boggs, McCarthy, Joseph, Feilhaber, Tierney; Lekic.
VANCOUVER: Nolly; Knight, Akloul, DeMerit, Wagner; Salinas, Koffie, Brovsky, Teibert; Long Tan, Salgado.
Referee: Chris Penso.

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