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Match preview: Boston Breakers vs Orlando Pride

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Everybody hurts sometimes.

It's a quick turnaround for the Boston Breakers this week as they just played a midweek game against the Houston Dash (a very disappointing 3-1 loss) and will now have to set themselves to play the Orlando Pride.

The Breakers are in a trough right now. Playing the Dash was probably their best chance to pick up points as they were without key midfielders Carli Lloyd and Morgan Brian, but their own injuries took too severe a toll and they made several critical mistakes without being able to put the ball on frame themselves.

Revolution expected to experiment with 3-5-2 formation

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Delamea: I think we can do great things with the 3-5-2

The Summer Transfer Window brought two additions to the New England Revolution in Claude Dielna and Krisztian Nemeth. More than upping the level of competition at practice, these players could prompt a change in formation.

When Dielna signed with the Revolution on Jul.

Amanda Da Costa to retire after Orlando game

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Another bittersweet farewell.

It's a midseason for NWSL retirements, apparently. Boston Breakers midfielder Amanda Da Costa has announced she will retire following Boston's August 19 home game against the Orlando Pride. Da Costa will be attending grad school to pursue a masters in school psychology, and will be involved with coaching at her company, Advantage Training.

Boston Breakers injuries take their toll in 3-1 loss to Houston Dash

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The weakened Boston defense couldn't consistently deal with Houston.

Starting XI: Abby Smith, Midge Purce, Julie King, Megan Oyster, Amanda Frisbie, Angela Salem, Amanda Da Costa, Rosie White, Adriana Leon, Natasha Dowie, Ifeoma Onumonu

Natasha Dowie returned to the lineup and Matt Beard made several other changes to his attack as the Boston Breakers took on the Houston Dash at home.

Krisztian Nemeth available to play against NYC FC

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The Revs new signing has officially been added to the roster.

Krisztian Nemeth could debut for the New England Revolution this Sunday, as the striker has been officially added to the roster after receiving the necessary paperwork.

https://twitter.com/jeff_lemieux/status/897895748657967110

Nemeth, 28, signed with the Revs on Aug.

NWSL needs better disciplinary committee procedure

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The league is too slow to announce disciplinary measures.

This past weekend in NWSL, the Portland Thorns played away at the Chicago Red Stars. When young Thorns rookie Tyler Lussi subbed on in the 61', she almost immediately fouled Red Stars midfielder Danny Colaprico during a tussle for the ball, grabbing a handful of her braid and yanking Colaprico back, then stepping on her arm.

Revolution in favor of Video Review in MLS

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Heaps: The reality is I'm a fan of it if they get it right.

On Saturday, the New England Revolution got their first glimpses at Video Review when referee Ismail Elfath inspected two plays. Although it's still new, the Revs like what they've seen so far.

"The reality is I'm a fan of it if they get it right," head coach Jay Heaps explained.

Match preview: Boston Breakers vs Houston Dash

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Midweek games suck.

The Boston Breakers are coming off a string of mediocre results, so they'll be raring to go against the Houston Dash when they come home for a midweek game tomorrow at Jordan Field.

The Breakers scrapped back against the Washington Spirit to gain a point on the road this past weekend in a 2-2 draw, but they have yet to win on the road this season.

Boston Breakers waive forward Emilie Haavi

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Haavi wasn't able to settle with her new club.

The Boston Breakers have waived Norwegian international Emilie Haavi.

According to a statement released by the club, Haavi "struggled to adjust to life in America and was homesick."

Haavi played 458 minutes with five starts in seven games for the Breakers and signed in the 2016 offseason as part of Matt Beard's plans to revamp the roster and bring more options to the attack.

Bunbury is making the type of runs that got the Revs to the MLS Cup Final

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Rowe: "That was a type of run that got us to the finals."

Teal Bunbury only played 136 minutes in the first 17 games of 2017. It was a trying time for the striker, who was a regular starter during his first three seasons with the New England Revolution. Although frustrated, Bunbury remained positive that his time would come.

Revolution 1, Whitecaps 0: Bunbury’s goal gives Revs three points

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The Revs keep their playoff hopes alive.

The New England Revolution kept their playoff hopes alive after collecting a 1-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night.

Teal Bunbury forced the first save of the game in the 21st minute when he fired a shot towards goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic.

Boston Breakers come back for 2-2 tie against Washington Spirit

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Adriana Leon and Abby Smith did their best to drag Boston to a result.

Starting XI: Abby Smith, Midge Purce, Julie King, Megan Oyster, Allysha Chapman, Angela Salem, Morgan Andrews, Rosie White, Adriana Leon, Katie Stengel, Tiffany Weimer

The Boston Breakers went into this game against the Washington Spirit with a much-weakened back line and it showed.

Revolution vs. Whitecaps: Preview, Projected Lineups and How to Watch

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Everything you need to know about the week 23 matchup.

Two distant foes will clash Saturday night in Foxboro when the Revolution host Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Though the two sides share staff and player connections, the match may feel foreign, as the Revs and ‘Caps haven't squared off since June of last year.

Match preview: Boston Breakers vs Washington Spirit

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Who can stay off the bottom of the table?

The Boston Breakers will play the Washington Spirit away tomorrow. These are two teams who have, frustratingly, missed some crucial pieces at times this season, but who are both capable of turning in scintillating performances. The problem is consistency.

Musket Rounds: 12 greatest villains in MLS history and more stories

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Nine articles worth reading (and one video worth watching) from the week in soccer.

Catch up on the latest soccer happenings with these 10 stories. Read about the winners and losers from the summer transfer window, the biggest bullies in MLS history and more.

Revolution News

Nemeth joins Revs in trade with Crew SC / Nick Hemming, The Bent Musket
The former Sporting KC forward has a new home in Foxboro.