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Revolution tie Nashville 1-1 in weather-delayed game

Adam Buksa scored his fifth goal of the season in the 77th minute and the New England Revolution tied Nashville 1-1 on Friday night in a rainy, weather-delayed game.

New England (7-5-8) remained fifth in the Eastern Conference, three points behind playoff-bound Orlando. Nashville (6-6-7) had a two-game winning streak snapped.

Buksa, a second-half substitute, scored three minutes after Walker Zimmerman opened the scoring for Nashville in the 74th. Buksa took a pass at the top of the 18-yard box, cut back his defender and sent a shot past MLS shutout leader Joe Willis.

New England Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen, left, and Nashville SC midfielder Anibal Godoy fight for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)

Zimmerman leaped over several New England players and headed Randall Leal's corner kick into the upper left corner for his third goal of the season.

It was the second meeting between the teams. They played a scoreless draw at Gillette Stadium on Oct. 3.

Nashville SC forward Jhonder Cadiz, left, and New England Revolution defender Matt Polster head the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)

Nashville SC midfielder Anibal Godoy, top, heads the ball away from New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez during the first half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)

New England Revolution defender Alexander Buttner (28) passes the ball ahead of Nashville SC defender Eric Miller, left, during the first half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)

Nashville SC midfielder Alex Muyl (29) chases New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez (14) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)

Nashville SC defender Walker Zimmerman (25) falls after colliding with New England Revolution forward Teal Bunbury (10) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)

New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez, left, and Nashville SC midfielder Anibal Godoy (20) collide during the first half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)

Nashville SC midfielder Anibal Godoy (20) pulls the ball out of the grasp of New England Revolution midfielder Thomas McNamara (26) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)

New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez, left, and Nashville SC midfielder Anibal Godoy, right, collide during the first half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)

Nashville SC forward Abu Danladi (7) dribbles the ball ahead of New England Revolution's Scott Caldwell, left, and Andrew Farrell, right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)

Nashville SC forward Randall Leal, center, and New England Revolution defender DeJuan Jones (24) battle for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)