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Ruiz, Valdes Score To Lead Union Over Revs 3-0

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Carlos Ruiz and Carlos Valdes each scored within a 13-minute span early in the first half to lead the Philadelphia Union to a 3-0 win over the New England Revolution on Sunday night.

Philadelphia (8-4-7) completed its recent three-match road trip unbeaten (1-0-2), extending its unbeaten streak to five matches (2-0-3) and overtaking New York for first place in the Eastern Conference with two matches in hand.

New England (3-9-7), which extended its winless streak to nine (0-6-3), hasn’t won since May 14. The Revolution have scored just seven goals during their winless streak and have scored one goal or less in 16 matches.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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