Revs Activate Reis With Burpo Out With Broken Leg

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – The New England Revolution activated

goalkeeper Matt Reis from the disabled list after Preston Burpo was

lost for the season with a broken leg.

Burpo was injured in a 3-2 win over the New York Red Bulls on

Saturday night. The team says he underwent surgery Sunday to repair

two fractures in his right leg and faces about six months of


The 35-year-old Reis had been the top goalkeeper for the

Revolution for the past six seasons. He was placed on the disabled

list April 30 as he continued his rehabilitation from offseason

surgeries on his left shoulder and left knee.

New England plays at Seattle FC on Saturday.


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