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Heber scores first of season as NYCFC downs New England Revolution

New York City FC's Heber Araujo celebrates a

New York City FC's Heber Araujo celebrates a goal against San Carlos during their CONCACAF Champions League match at Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium in Alajuela, Costa Rica on Feb. 20, 2020. Credit: AFP via Getty Images/EZEQUIEL BECERRA

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Heber Araujo dos Santos scored his first goal of the season, Sean Johnson had three saves and New York City FC beat the New England Revolution 2-0 on Wednesday night.

Heber headed a corner kick by Ronald Matarrita off the far post to make it 2-0 in the 72nd minute.

City (4-5-0) has won three games in a row and four of its last five after opening the season with four consecutive losses.

New England (2-2-5) has just one multi-goal game this season — a 2-1 win over D.C. United on Aug. 25.

An own goal by the Revolution's Michael Mancienne opened the scoring in the 60th minute.

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