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Abby Smith wins save of the week

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Hi Jill.

Abby Smith was nominated for NWSL save of the week in week six, alongside Nicole Barnhart, Alyssa Naeher and Haley Kopmeyer. Smith won for her 24th minute leaping parry to keep Nadia Nadim's strike out of the net.

You can see all of the save nominees below:

That wasn't Smith's only crucial stop of the game.

Rhinos Stuttered to 1-1 Draw with Richmond on Sunday

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Amid a tight schedule with midweek games on either side, the Rhinos shuffled the lineup and dropped points at home to the Kickers. Kenardo Forbes was the lone bright spot for Rochester.

The Rochester Rhinos had a potential trap game over the weekend sandwiched in between last Wednesday's easy cup win over New Jersey amateur side FC Motown and this Wednesday's matchup against the second-placed Tampa Bay Rowdies.

Fagundez earns second straight selection to MLS Team of the Week

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Accolades keep rolling in for the 22-year-old midfielder.

Columbus Crew SC had no answer for Diego Fagundez on Sunday, as the midfielder scored both Revolution goals in a 2-1 win. Following his performance, gave Diego a Team of the Week nod for the second time in as many weeks.

Fagundez stock up, Farrell stock down in Revolution win vs. Crew SC

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Who stood out during the week 12 matchup?

Despite conceding an early goal to Ola Kamara and Crew SC, the Revolution battled back to claim a 2-1 win on Sunday. Who stood out, and who didn't, during the week 12 matchup?

Stock up

Diego Fagundez

Just when it looked like Fagundez had nowhere to go but down, he erupted for two first-half goals, including the game-winner, against Crew SC.

Andrew Farrell gets a red card against Crew SC

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Coach Heaps: "He's not Joe Franchino. He's Andrew Farrell."

On Sunday, the nicest guy in the New England Revolution locker room got a red card.

In the 93rd minute of the Revs-Crew game, Andrew Farrell was sent off for a mistimed tackle on Waylon Francis. Farrell had his cleat up as he was looking to settle an aerial ball.

Revolution 2, Crew SC 1: Revs extend home unbeaten streak to 10

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Diego does the double to help the Revs avenge their recent loss to Crew SC.

The New England Revolution extended their home unbeaten run to 10 when they defeated Columbus Crew SC 2-1 on Sunday afternoon.

Crew SC were dangerous early on, as they used the flanks to disturb the Revolution defense.

Revolution vs. Crew SC: Lineups, TV info and match details

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Everything you need to know about the week 12 matchup.

After ending a five-match winless streak against Real Salt Lake last week, the Revolution host Crew SC in a matchup of two teams on opposite sides of the red line.

The Revs (13 points, 9th place) have gone winless in six road matches.

Revolution vs. Crew SC: Storylines to follow in week 12

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Where will Jay Heaps deploy Kelyn Rowe? That, and three other headlines to track.

On May 6, Crew SC downed the Revolution, 2-0, in Columbus. This afternoon, the Revs have a chance to avenge that loss when Ola Kamara & Co. visit Gillette Stadium.

Here are four storylines to keep an eye on ahead of the week 12 matchup:


Boston drops lead again for 2-2 tie with Portland

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Another disappointing tie.

Starting XI: Smith, King, Oyster, Westphal, Chapman, Salem, Lavelle, White, Leon, Dowie, Purce

As the Boston Breakers returned to Jordan Field on a cooling Friday night, it was a battle not just with Portland, but with the strange wind making the ball pull up short or roll too far.

Musket Rounds: 5 teens who will soon rule MLS, plus more daily links

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11 stories worth reading from MLS, U.S. Soccer and beyond.

Revolution News

Gershon Koffie expected to train on Friday / The Bent Musket

The newest member of the Revolution has finally arrived in Foxboro.

Grading the Kei Kamara trade, one year later / The Bent Musket

Through 30 matches, what do you make of Kamara's contributions?

Revolution Will Host Rochester/GPS Omens in USOC 4th Round

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The road back to the USOC Final will begin at home for the New England Revolution

US Soccer has announced the matchups for the fourth round of the US Open Cup with the New England Revolution hosting the winner of third round match up between the USL's Rochester Rhinos and USASA side GPS Omens of Massachusetts.

Gershon Koffie expected to train tomorrow, wear new number

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Koffie will soon be back at Gillette Stadium.

Gershon Koffie will soon be back with the New England Revolution, as the he's expected to train at Gillette Stadium tomorrow, according to team senior staff writer Jeff Lemieux.

Koffie, 25, was reacquired by the Revs just before the close of the primary transfer window via a loan deal with Hammerby IF of Sweden.

Match preview: Breakers vs Thorns at home

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It's basically a home-and-away series for Boston as they take on Portland.

By a quirk of scheduling, the Boston Breakers will face the Portland Thorns at home, then will turn around and fly out to Portland to face them away. There's two macro level issues at stake here: Boston wanting to make sure that home games are wins more often than not, and seeing if they can re-balance the scales between themselves and Portland.

Boston attorney Steve Gans may challenge Sunil Gulati for U.S. Soccer Presidency

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The former Brandeis soccer player looks poised to oppose Gulati in 2018.

Sunil Gulati has served three uncontested terms as the president of U.S. Soccer. But ahead of the 2018 election, when Gulati will have a chance to run for his fourth and final term, that could change.

Steve Gans, an attorney from Boston, recently announced his interest in serving as Gulati's first challenger.

Revolution v. Real Salt Lake: Three Thoughts

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Diego Fagundez is making a run at the Team MVP award and two more thoughts.

The New England Revolution coasted by Real Salt Lake on Saturday after scoring four first-half goals. What did we learn from the rout? Let's take a look.

1. Diego Fagundez is making a run at the Team MVP award.