Major League Soccer

 Full TimeABC/ESPD
Orlando City SCORL
New EnglandNE
 0-1C. Gil (p) 17'
 0-2G. Bou  26'
J. Urso  33' 1-2 
 1-3G. Bou  86'
NEC. Gil (p) 17' 0-1
NEG. Bou  26' 0-2
ORLJ. Urso  33' 1-2
NEG. Bou  86' 1-3
HT: 1-2
Exploria Stadium
Referee: Alex Chilowicz
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Bou scores twice, New England reaches MLS Eastern finals

(AP Photo/Matt Stamey)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Gustavo Bou scored his second goal of the game in the 86th minute to help the New England Revolution beat 10-man Orlando City 3-1 on Sunday in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Eighth-seeded New England will play at Columbus next Sunday for a spot in the MLS Cup final. The Crew advanced Sunday night with a 2-0 overtime victory over visiting Nashville.

Fourth-seeded Orlando City had a chance to tie it at 2 in the 74th minute, but Matt Turner stopped Nani on a penalty kick. Twelve minutes later, Bou ran to Carles Gil's through ball and sent it between goalkeeper Brian Rowe's legs for a 3-1 lead.

The teams combined for three goals in the opening 33 minutes. Gil opened the scoring in the 17th minute on a penalty kick after Uri Rosell was taken down at the edge of the box. Bou gave New England a 2-0 lead in the 26th off a rebound off the post, and Orlando City scored in the 33rd when Junior Urso's capitalized on a loose ball in front of the goal.

Orlando City's Mauricio Pereyra was sent off in the 60th for a studs-up tackle of Matt Polster.

Updated November 29, 2020

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