New England Revolution head into bye week with a good feeling about the rest of the season
Stronger play overall, coupled with the return of Jermaine Jones from the injured list, has the Revs feeling good about their prospects for the rest of the MLS season.
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It may be premature to say that the New England Revolution are on a roll, but as the team heads into a bye week, itís not too farfetched to say that things are looking up.
After dropping five straight, the streaky Revs (8-9-7, 31 points) have put together a modest three-game unbeaten run (2-0-1) punctuated by a convincing 3-1 home win over Eastern Conference rival Toronto FC on Saturday night.
Breakers fall again, 2-1
ALLSTON, Mass. Ė Seattle Reign FC took a 2-1 lead over the Boston Breakers on a 59th-minute penalty kick by Kim Little and held on for the victory, handing the hosts a loss on Saturday afternoon at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium in front of a sellout crowd of 4,325. Complete
REVS OVER REDS
Davies leads New England Revolution past shorthanded TFC, 3-1
FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution jumped out to a 2-0 lead at intermission and cruised to a 3-1 victory over Toronto FC at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night. Charlie Davies scored on either side of the break and the visitors were reduced to ten men after Jozy Altidore was sent off late in the opening half. Complete
OFFSIDE REMARKS Dempsey deserves a nice, long, stiff ban
I always thought that if Clint Dempsey was going to get into trouble again, it would be because of his elbows and not his hands.
CUTTONEíS CONCEPTS Taking the long view with the US National Team
CHESTER, Pa.---Letís be clear. Results matter in sports. Coaches who donít get results get fired. It's plain and simple. But there are different kind of results. Yes, winning the Gold Cup, appearing in the final, even winning the third place game should mean something. Same for getting to the Confederations Cup, even though it is a contrived tournament created by FIFA to further clog the calendar and extract money from fans and sponsors. But not winning those competitions (or in the case of the Confederations Cup not getting there) is not the end of the world. Complete
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