Mass United FC midfielder Luiz DaCunha is in critical condition after he was beaten outside of aclub in Bostonearly Saturday morning.
DaCunha, 22,wasoutside of Hurricane O'Reilly's on Canal Streetlate Friday nightwith his girlfriend when he was attacked by six men. He was rushed by ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital, where he is beingtreated for head injuries, broken bones and internal bleeding in the head trauma section of the hospital'sintensive care unit.
Pioneers striker Javoni Simms scored the late equalizer in Saturday's 1-1 draw against the Azul. (Photo: David Perry/sweetdogphotos.com)
Javoni Simms scored an 88th minute equalizer to help the Western Mass Pioneers salvage a 1-1 draw against CFCAzul at Central Connecticut State University on Saturday.
Revolution YouthAcademy alum Manny Andrade scored a pair of goals to give Real Boston Rams its first win in franchise history on Saturday, a 3-1 victory over the Vermont Voltage at Muscato Stadium.
Andrade struck first in the 18th minute, then added another in the 88th minute while the Rams benefited from a Voltage own goal in the 7th minute.
Revolution center back Stephen McCarthy (center) was part of the defensive effort in Saturday's 2-0 win. (Photo: Kari Heistad/CapturedImages.biz)
Following a convincing 2-0 win over a Dynamo team that had once been unbeatable at home, the Revolutionhad tofeel like they just captured the Anschutz Trophy.
Lee Nguyen (left) nearly netted his second goal of the season on a 37th minute free kick against Houston on Saturday. (Photo: Chris Aduama/aduama.com)
The Revs beat Houston 2-0 last night, adding a critical three points to their total. Considering both teams' respective positions in the standings, the win was more important to the Revs than the loss was to the Dynamo.
Mutiny forward Tori Sousa scored and assisted in the New England Mutiny's season-opening 3-1 victory over the New Hampshire Phantoms at East Longmeadow HighSchool on Saturday.
Sousa opened the scoring in the 23rd minute, and assisted on Jenna Fisher's 83rd minute goal. Jewel Robinson scored the second Mutiny goal in the 53rd minute, while Lydia Simmons pulled one back for the Phantoms in the 90th minute.
The Taunton Eagles' attack went on a tear on Saturday, scoring a half-dozen goals against East Providence at Shores Street Field. (Photo: Brian O'Connell)
TAUNTON, Mass. The Taunton Eagles scored five goals after the intervalen route to an easy6-0 victory over East Providence Sports on Saturday at Shores Street Field.
Former Breakersforward Lauren Cheneyhelped end Boston'sfour-game unbeatenstarton Saturdayas FC Kansas City (3-1-1, 10 points) staked a 2-0 win atOverland Park, Kan.
Not only was Saturday the Breakers' (2-1-2, 8 points) first loss of the season, but it was also marked the first time they failed to crack the scoreboard.
Revolution midfielder Diego Fagundez scored his team-leading third goal of the season in Saturday's shock 2-0 win over the Dynamo. (Photo: Kari Heistad/CapturedImages.biz)
A week after the Houston Dynamo's historic, 36-gamehome unbeaten streak came to an end, the New England Revolution sent them toa second straight losswith a2-0 victory at BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday.
Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen, seen here taking on Dynamo forward Calen Carr last season, will need point the attack in the right direction in Houston on Saturday. (Photo: Kari Heistad/CapturedImages.biz)
It's often said that in life, timing is everything.
A guy catches the elevator just before it closes, meets his future wife on the way up to the fifth floor.
Sainey Nyassi, seen here in Reserve League action last summer, was waived by the Revolution on Thursday. (Photo: Sean Donahue)
After spending the past six seasons trying to fulfill the promise he brought to Foxborough as U-20 World Cup star, speedy midfielder Sainey Nyassi was finally waived by the Revolution on Thursday.
Ryan Guy's performance against New York was one of the bright spots for the Revolution on Saturday. (Photo: Chris Aduama/aduama.com)
If Saturday's game between the Revolution and Red Bulls reminded us of anything, it's this: You gotta fight for your right to party.
In the 68 seconds that followed Diego Fagundez's 54th minute goal, Revolution playershugged, celebrated, smiled, shook hands, got back into their respective positions, then watched as Andre Akpan and Lloyd Samconspired to spoiltheir party like the lady next door who always calls the cops when someone so much as laughs too loudly out on your front yard.
Chris Tierney embraces Diego Fagundez following the teenager's 54th minute goal against New York on Saturday. (Photo: Kari Heistad/CapturedImages.biz)
Is this becoming a pattern? A boring first half followed by a pretty good second – the Revs coming out hard after half-time till they score – then a slide downhill?
FALL RIVER, Mass. A massive brawl that erupted three minutes before full time prematurely ended Sunday'scontest between East Providence Sports and Safira F.C., which claimed a season-opening 3-0 victory at the newly-renovated Billy Gonsalves Field.
With the game all but over in the 87th minute, tempers flared between the two sides after a Safira playerclutched his head after he was apparently elbowed by an East Providence playerbehind the run of play.
Jose Goncalves and the Revolution defense couldn't close out the victory in Saturday's 1-1 draw to New York. (Photo: Kari Heistad/CapturedImages.biz)
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Lloyd Sam's 55th minute goal overshadowed Diego Fagundez's best game as a pro in the Revolution's 1-1 draw against the Red Bulls on Saturday.