Real Salt Lake rolls past Revolution

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Read KSL's Take here SANDY, Utah (AP) -- Clint Mathis had a goal and an assist as Real Salt Lake beat the New England Revolution 6-0 on Saturday, setting team records for goals and shot attempts in a single game. Javier Morales assisted on the first two goals for RSL (3-2-0), which extended its home winning streak to three, with both goals coming off corner kicks. RSL struck first in the 53rd minute when defender Jamison Olave scored on a header, and then two minutes later Mathis one-timed the ball beautifully with his left foot to the upper corner of the goal.

Mathis set up RSL's third goal, giving Yura Movsisyan a perfect pass that beat the defense and Movsisyan finished by beating New England goalkeeper Brad Knighton in the 70th minute.

Luis Miguel Escalada, who replaced Movsisyan in the two minutes after Movsisyan's goal, scored in the 81st minute and Andy Williams notched a goal on a free kick in the 85th minute.

Robbie Findley rounded out the scoring in the 89th on a breakaway against Knighton.

The six goals surpassed the previous record of 4 set at Colorado on Aug. 9, 2006.

RSL applied pressure early to the visitors and outshot the Revolution 8-0 in the first 13 minutes, however only two of those strikes were on goal. Real finished outshooting the Revs 29-6, setting a team record for most shots in any competition, with a 12-2 advantage on goal.

The injury-depleted Revolution (2-1-2) did not create many scoring opportunities as RSL dominated play for most of the game.

New England's Jeff Larentowicz had the Revolution's best scoring chance of the night.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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